Keyword: Defense

Defense

Application Briefs: Defense

According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the nation’s 360 ports and waterways remain especially vulnerable to attack from small vessels carrying improvised explosive devices, including...

Application Briefs: Defense

NASA has tapped a team of aerospace, military and academic researchers for a three-year project that could dramatically improve in-flight navigation capabilities for space...

Application Briefs: Defense

Charles River Analytics released a case study of an effort for the US Army called CAATE (Culturally Aware Agents for Training Environments). Under this effort, Charles River...

Application Briefs: Defense

Icon Aerospace supplies refueling hoses to Tier-1 suppliers and air forces across the globe. The IconIC™ hose system secures power with telemetry cables and fiber-optics for data transfer....

INSIDER: Energy

Soldiers are enlisting the sun's power in Afghanistan. Ten solar generators are now providing special forces soldiers in distant outposts with the energy they need to accomplish their...

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

Robots are increasingly being used in place of humans to explore hazardous and difficult-to-access environments, but they aren’t yet able to interact with their environments as well as...

INSIDER: Materials

In the macro world, it’s easy to see what happens when a bullet hits an object. But what happens at the nanoscale with very tiny bullets? A Rice University lab, in collaboration with researchers at...

Application Briefs: Defense

Technology from LaserMotive (Kent, WA) converts electricity to light using lasers, and projects that light onto a specialized solar cell array, which then converts the light back into electricity. The “wireless...

Application Briefs: Defense

The Air Force has announced that the MLB V-Bat Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) UAV from the MLB Company (Sunnyvale, CA) has been selected for a Phase II SBIR award. The military branch seeks a vehicle...

Application Briefs: Defense

To deal with the crisis of counterfeit electronics flooding into the US defensesupply chain, the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), a procurement and supply arm of the U.S. Department of Defense, is...

Application Briefs: Defense
Rugged Power Supply Protects Aircraft Carrier’s Voice-Data-Video Network Node

Earl Integrated Power & Controls, a division of Earl Industries (Portsmouth, VA), was enlisted by the U.S. Navy to create an...

Application Briefs: Defense
NATO Special Forces Taps Mutualink for Global Cross Coalition Communications

NATO Special Operations Forces Headquarters (NSHQ) recently selected Mutualink as its official interoperable communications...

Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Fastener Inserts Designed for Lightweight Aerospace Materials Reduce Risks, Costs

Ongoing efforts to increase fuel efficiency, tactical mobility, and payload capacity in aerospace design have driven engineers to find...

INSIDER: Defense

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), such as those used by the military for surveillance and reconnaissance, could be getting a hand – and an arm – from engineers at Drexel...

INSIDER: Defense

A Tennessee company has licensed award-winning software from Oak Ridge National Laboratory that will help industries install wireless networks more cost-effectively in...

News: Defense

Michael Lekas and Sunwoo Lee, electrical engineering Ph.D. candidates, have been awarded a Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship (QInF) and the accompanying $100,000 prize....

INSIDER: Defense

Today, both male and female soldiers wear body armor that has been designed for men. But next summer the Army plans to field a new type of body armor designed for women that will be shorter in the...

INSIDER: Defense

The first-ever Accelerated Precision Mortar Initiative round fired from a Stryker vehicle in Afghanistan accomplished what few conventional 120mm high-explosive mortars can achieve - a...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

When the 46th Test Wing's Air Force SEEK EAGLE Office purchased a 3-D laser scanner system six months ago, they had no idea how much of an impact the system would make.

Application Briefs: Imaging

Rockwell Collins (Cedar Rapids, IA), a designer of communications and avionics systems for the aerospace and defense industries, has selected the AMD Radeon™ E2400 embedded graphics processor for inclusion in...

Application Briefs: Software

MASA Group, a developer of Artificial Intelligence (AI)- based Modeling & Simulation (M&S) software for the defense, public safety, emergency management, and serious games markets, has launched SWORD 5.0,...

Application Briefs: Defense

U.S. Army and Marine troops have cultivated a creative, lifesaving technology out of heavy-duty telescoping poles. The CMD fiberglass telescoping push/pull rods, normally used for cable and wire management applications,...

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....

Application Briefs: Defense
Software Controls Vehicle’s Mission-Critical Computers

General Dynamics UK recently specified Green Hills Software’s INTEGRITY® real-time operating system (RTOS) as the operating system software for all of the...

Application Briefs: Defense
Schiebel Technology, Inc.
Manassas, VA
(540) 351-1736
www.schiebel.net

Schiebel recently conducted the successful first flight of a heavy-fuel-powered CAMCOPTER® S-100 UAS (Unmanned Air...

Application Briefs: Imaging
New Surveillance System Provides Round-the-Clock Coverage

Logos Technologies has begun delivery of the first two electro- optical/infrared Kestrel wide-area persistent surveillance systems to the U.S. Army for...

Application Briefs: Defense
COTS I/O and Processor Technology Controls Machine Guns

Engineers from SSAI (Support Systems Associates, Inc.) have selected commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) 3U CompactPCI technology from North Atlantic...

INSIDER: Defense

A Boise State University materials science researcher, along with engineers from Arizona State University, has received a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to...

INSIDER: Defense

Along the winding Snake Hill road in the Picatinny Arsenal 3500 area sits the Target Behavioral Response Laboratory (TBRL), which is responsible for providing answers to what engineers developing products...