Keyword: Aerospace

Aerospace

Briefs: Defense
Understanding what affects acoustic waves propagating in the atmosphere is important for a variety of military applications.
INSIDER: Aerospace

NASA’s X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology (QueSST) aircraft will eliminate the cockpit’s forward-facing window, replacing it with the eXternal Visibility System (XVS) that uses a 4K monitor...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Missouri University of Science and Technology, and NASA conducted experiments to understand the behavior of a...

INSIDER: Aerospace

An Air Force Research Laboratory-developed product called HydroSkip repels water from aircraft transparencies, addressing the issue of limited visibility caused by heavy rain that can...

INSIDER: Propulsion

Finding inexpensive solutions for propelling CubeSats is one of the most critical components of the rapidly growing industry of commercial launches of satellites the size of a loaf of bread....

INSIDER: Aerospace

A new sensor, that can detect ice accumulation in real-time, might be a game-changer when it comes to airline safety and efficiency. The sensor could detect the precise moment when ice...

INSIDER: Aerospace

The Robotic Pilot Unmanned Conversion Program (ROBOpilot) converts a general aviation aircraft into an unmanned vehicle and then returns it back to its original configuration – all...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Conventional reconfigurable electrical and radio frequency (RF) structures commonly used in applications involving real-time reconfigurability in response to fast varying...

Articles: Aerospace

In the recent past, military acquisition has shifted from being locked into large long-term contracts to developing complex systems in...

Articles: Materials

As electronic technologies advance in defense and aerospace applications, heat fluxes are becoming larger and more centralized[1,2]. In order to...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Mobile Workstation

Eurocom's (Ottawa, Canada) latest mobile workstation, the Tornado F7W, features a modular MXM 3.1 slot-based GPU allowing easy reconfiguration of GPU...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

The design of avionics systems must balance several factors. First, engineers want to increase the performance of the systems installed in aircraft or spacecraft. Second, they want...

Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Ampex Data Systems
Hayward, CA
650-367-2011
www.ampex.com

Ampex Data Systems (Ampex), a Delta Information Systems Company, recently received a Full Rate Production Lot 7 (FRP-7) contract from...

Briefs: Imaging

Spatiotemporal imaging contains a large class of imaging problems, which involve collecting a sequence of data sets to resolve both the spatial and temporal (or spectral) distributions of...

Briefs: Aerospace

Fiber lasers have found widespread applications in industrial material processing, scientific research and military systems due to their advantages of easy maintenance,...

Articles: Test & Measurement

If there is a prime example of the need for friction-free, precise and delicate equipment movement in the aerospace and defense industries, satellite positioning during the testing cycle should be at the top of the...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

The U.S. Navy is constantly predicting future threats and contemplating new weapon technologies to counter them. One of those technologies is directed-energy (DE)...

Articles: Aerospace

The Global Positioning System (GPS), a satellite-based navigation system used by an estimated four billion people worldwide to figure out where they are on Earth at any moment, could be used to...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

The scope of this research radically changed the way novel components are designed and fabricated for high-energy applications. This 3D Meta-Optics platform was, and is, essentially engineering the...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Researchers are testing methods of making helicopters fly faster and more efficiently by controlling the flow and separation of air over the blades including a blade...

INSIDER: Materials

The Air Force Research Laboratory has investigated the effects of space weather damage to polyimides – materials used extensively in spacecraft construction due to their high...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Be grateful you’re not on a dragonfly’s diet. You might be a fruit fly or maybe a mosquito, but it really wouldn’t matter the moment you look back and see four powerful wings pounding...

INSIDER: Aerospace

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has adopted NASA’s Search and Rescue (SAR) office’s recommendations regarding the installation and maintenance of Emergency Locator...

INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

In January 2016, researchers from AFRL started focusing on the ability to 3D-print parts for the Air Force – specifically, polymer architectures that can replace heavier and complex metal...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Temperature Elements for Flight-Critical Equipment

FCI Aerospace’s (San Marcos, CA) AS-TE Temperature Element Series sensors utilize precision resistance temperature...

Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A centralized IMA approach offers several advantages.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Afaq Ahmed Abbasi of Northwestern Polytechnical University explains his innovative approach.
Articles: Aerospace
A critical technology challenge for structural material applications is to have a means for the reliable analysis of material damage and failure.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

Once firmly rooted in its analog origins, critical communications is now steadily evolving to provide enhanced situational awareness. The latest public safety and military communications...