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Briefs: Defense

Molecules have internal motions that are characteristic of their structure and identity. These motions can be studied by spectroscopy in different regions of the...

Briefs: Aerospace
Wireless Vital Signs Monitor for Trauma Patients

A miniature, portable wireless vital signs monitor (MWVSM), called Mini-medic™, could aid in the triage and diagnosis of trauma patients with and without traumatic brain injury (TBI). The MWVSM consists of two components, both of which are the approximate size and weight of a cellphone: one is a...

Products: Aerospace

Beryllium-copper fingerstock gaskets from Leader Tech (Tampa, FL) provide electrical contact between parallel seams (mating surfaces) that are created by enclosure access doors and panels. Once installed, the hardened Alloy...

Products: Defense

In collaboration with the University of Warwick, Element Six (Santa Clara, CA) has developed an all-diamond sensor structure for electroanalytical applications. The synthetic electrode is available in a variety...

Briefs: Defense

US national and many international hearing conservation programs (HCPs) have adopted a noise exposure criterion of 85 dBA for a time-weighted average of 8 hours, with a 3...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Lockheed Martin
Bethesda, MD
866-562-2363
www.lockheedmartin.com/unmanned

Lockheed Martin, in collaboration with the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering...

Products: Aerospace

Advantech (Irvine, CA) has released the SOM-7567 COM Express® Mini Type 10 module, featuring Intel® Atom™ E3800/Celeron® N2930/J1900 processors. Measuring 84 × 55 mm, SOM-7567...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation
Stratford, CT
1-800-946-4337
www.sikorsky.com/

Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp., is developing its first product to feature...

Products: Aerospace

Pasternack Enterprises (Irvine, CA) has announced a new portfolio of Land S-band high gain amplifiers. The modules, packaged in hermetically-sealed metal enclosures, are optimized for 1.2 – 1.4 GHz and...

Technology Update: Aerospace

Boeing is “running on schedule” as it continues to achieve production milestones for the first of its all-electric-propulsion 702SP (small platform)...

Technology Update: Aerospace

Liquid ring pumps are used in aircraft fuel systems in conjunction with main impeller pumps. These pumps are used for priming the pump system as well as to...

INSIDER: Aerospace

In a non-combat environment, information is typically collected by local law enforcement officers who are "walking their beat." Air Force expeditionary forces in Afghanistan...

INSIDER: Defense

The F-35 Joint Program Office has selected the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center to perform independent software safety analyses of the...

INSIDER: Defense

An underwater drone armed with the best technology on the planet descended repeatedly to the bottom of the Indian Ocean, trying to find the remains of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, and...

INSIDER: RF & Microwave Electronics

Department of Defense representatives were in attendance during a recent event where two of the low-power devices, which can change beam directions in a thousandth of a second, were demonstrated in...

INSIDER: Aerospace

DARPA has created an Experimental Spaceplane (XS-1) to create a new paradigm for more routine, responsive, and affordable space operations. In an important step toward that goal, DARPA has...

INSIDER: RF & Microwave Electronics

Detecting improvised explosive devices in Afghanistan requires constant, intensive monitoring using rugged equipment. When Sandia researchers first demonstrated a modified miniature synthetic aperture...

INSIDER: Defense

A team of researchers led by Xiang Zhang, UC Berkeley professor of mechanical engineering, has found a way to dramatically increase the sensitivity of a light-based plasmon sensor to...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Computational and Information Science Directorate's Intelligent Optics Team, and partners, recently developed, engineered,...

Articles: Aerospace

In safety-critical systems, the ability to guarantee that safety-critical tasks have sufficient time to execute is key for system integrity and safe operation. A big...

Articles: Communications

After many years of development and well-publicized budget overruns, the DoD’s Joint Tactical Radio System program (since reorganized and renamed) has recently given birth to a set of handheld...

Articles: Aerospace

Boeing and Airbus can hardly keep up with demand for 150-seat jets, and both have increased their own monthly production rates to well over 40 aircraft, stretching the capacity of the supply chain to the...

Articles: Defense

With such challenges as base closings, shrinking defense budgets, and sequestration, the worldwide maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) sector is projected to experience a significant...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

Many applications can benefit from pushing software radio functions up the mast to the antenna as a viable alternative to traditional rack-mounted receiver systems. New technology...

Products: Aerospace

Champion GSE has developed a dual-purpose stand for both the -1B and -2B GEnx engine platforms from GE. Features of the Stronghold stand were designed to increase personnel safety, usability, and function. These...

Products: Aerospace
Inline Caster

Hamilton Standard custom engineered an all-stainless inline caster for a major aerospace supplier. The aerospace company ordered two of these special casters designed for a clean-room environment, each with a carrying capacity of 15,500 lb. The caster stands 10-1/8-in tall and 21-in long, and is equipped with two 8-in-diameter by...

Products: Defense
Low-Loss RF Coax Cable Assemblies

Crystek’s 50-GHz low-loss RF cable assemblies feature corrosion-resistant 2.4-mm 303 stainless steel connectors and three levels of shielding for low attenuation (loss) over distance (1.44 dB/ft at 50 GHz). They are in stock in standard lengths of 24, 39.4, and 48 in, with custom lengths available. The...

Products: Defense
Temperature Indicator With Fixed Probes

Palmer Wahl Instrumentation Group’s Wahl DST500-FM temperature indicator with fixed probes is a high-accuracy, wide-range thermometer designed for hazardous locations where accurate and reliable temperature monitoring is critical. Fixed-stem probes are available in straight or 90° back-, left-, or...

Products: Defense
Pressure Switches

Honeywell’s HP Series, HE Series, and LE Series of pressure switches provide high burst pressure ranges, a long lifecycle rating, and IP67 sealing, enhancing durability and reliability. High burst pressure and up to 2 million lifecycle ratings allow the switch to operate and survive in demanding applications and ensure long...

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