Keyword: Mobility

Articles: Aerospace
UAV designers need to understand the current and anticipated requirements to make an informed decision on incorporating transponders into an aircraft.
Briefs: Aerospace
Develop a methodology that incorporates objective measures of performance and is sensitive to changes in soldier-system equipment.
Application Briefs: Propulsion
Honiton, Devon, UK
01 404 891 777

Supacat, a UK designer and manufacturer of special forces vehicles, recently unveiled the latest variation of its Light Reconnaissance...

Application Briefs: Defense
KONGSBERG Protech Systems (KPS)
Johnstown, PA

KONGSBERG Protech Systems (KPS), one of the world's leading suppliers of Remote Weapon Stations (RWS) recently unveiled their latest system...

Application Briefs: Defense

Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes) recently unveiled a new HM Satellite System, engineered around its novel software-definable modem (SDM) technology and scrambled code...

Application Briefs: Defense
GE Intelligent Platforms
Huntsville, AL

GE’s Intelligent Platforms division recently secured orders from General Dynamics UK valued at £64 million...

Articles: Aerospace
Phoning It In: Making Smartphones Secure Enough for Tactical Communications

You suddenly find yourself pinned down by enemy gunfire. What do you do? Whip out your smartphone and call for an airstrike? Yes, if the U.S. Marine Corps has its way.

Application Briefs: Defense

Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation, has unveiled its Light Combat Tactical All-Terrain Vehicle (L-ATV) utility variant for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program. The L-ATV...

Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers

GE (Towcester, UK) will be supplying General Dynamics UK with subsystems required for the Demonstration Phase of the Scout Specialist Vehicle family of platforms being designed for the British Army....

Briefs: Materials

Gallium nitride (GaN) high-power electronic (HPE) devices have the potential to outperform those made from 4H-silicon carbide (SiC), the polytype used for HPE devices, because it has a larger critical...

Articles: Aerospace

Avital component for any military organization is the ability to communicate, share information and provide support for large, mobile groups of personnel anytime, anywhere. Satellite technology...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Resistances of tenths of ohms to several ohms in transmission lines have been measured in laboratory systems from the power supply...

Briefs: Physical Sciences

The Micro Autonomous Systems and Technology (MAST) Collaborative Technology Alliance (CTA) has been initiated to spur basic research in small autonomous robots, particularly in four main areas: Microsystem...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Developing Fleets of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles

Autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) have a demonstrated capability to collect valuable data for scientific and military purposes. Historically, individual vehicles have been used. To reduce the overall time and cost of acquiring data over large areas, multiple vehicles must be used. A fleet...

Briefs: Materials
Oxide and Nitride Films for Tunable Capacitors and HEMTs

A report describes research on thin oxide films intended for use as variable-high-permittivity dielectrics in advanced tunable capacitors and on thin nitride films as starting materials for advanced high-electron- mobility transistors (HEMTs). In this research, a custom...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Mini-Whegs™ are small mobile robots, designed according to abstracted cockroach locomotion principles, that can run and can climb obstacles taller than themselves. Mini-Whegs are derived from larger mobile...

Briefs: Materials

AFRL materials integrity experts are collaborating with the Aeronautical Systems Center's C-5 Systems Group, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center (WR-ALC), and Air Mobility Command (AMC) in an effort to...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

One of the US Air Force's goals is to reduce the time needed to strike time-sensitive targets, thus minimizing the adversary's perceived mobility advantage and leaving concealment as that enemy's primary...