Keyword: Defense

Defense

INSIDER Product: Defense

Aitech Defense Systems (Chatsworth, CA) now offers the S750, the space industry's first COTS, radiation-tolerant, Layer 2 Gigabit Ethernet switch PCI mezzanine card (PMC) that quickly and reliably transfers Ethernet data to...

INSIDER Product: Defense

Meggitt Sensing Systems (San Juan Capistrano) has introduced the Endevco® model 8530C series of high-sensitivity piezoresistive absolute pressure transducers, offering high output and a non-linearity of 1% at 3x...

INSIDER Product: Defense

ITT Interconnect Solutions (Santa Ana, CA) has expanded its ARINC 600 Series avionic connector product line to include next-generation avionic connector inserts that combine signal, power, Ethernet and fiber optic...

INSIDER Product: Defense

TDK-Lambda Americas (San Diego, CA) has introduced the new DPX Series DIN-rail mounted DC-DC converters. Available with both 2:1 and 4:1 input voltage ranges covering from 9.5V to 75V, with 40 to 60W output ratings, this new...

INSIDER Product: Defense

VersaLogic Corp. (Eugene, OR) has introduced the Mamba, an ultra-fast single-board computer (SBC) on an industry-standard EBX form factor. Designed around an Intel® Core™2 Duo P8400 processor, the Mamba performs at...

INSIDER Product: Defense
Line Driver

Holt Integrated Circuits (Mission Viejo, CA) has introduced the HI-8596 line driver that automatically generates all ARINC 429 voltage levels on-chip, eliminating the need for negative voltage supplies or inverters typically found in ARINC 429 bus driver designs. The HI-8596 operates from a single +3.3V supply using four external...

INSIDER Product: Defense

Omnetics Connector Corp. (Minneapolis, MN) has announced the Latching-Bi-Lobe, is a Nano-D-shaped metal connector assembly with multiple pins and sockets set on 25 mil (.635 mm) pitch that matches the performance...

INSIDER Product: Defense

AVX Corp. (Greenville, SC) offers the TRM Series SMD tantalum professional multi-anode capacitor series that provides ultra-low ESR and high reliability levels. The capacitors feature failure rates better than...

INSIDER Product: Defense

Data Device Corp. (Bohemia, NY) has introduced the BU-672 Series PMC, PCI, cPCI/PXI, and PCI Express MIL-STD-1553 cards designed around its AceXtreme™ 1553 core. The cards add multi-function capability,...

INSIDER Product: Defense

The XZ1001-BD is a highly integrated transmit/receive 4 port core chip from M/A-COM Tech Asia (Hsinchu, Taiwan). It is designed for applications operating within the 2.5 to 4 GHz range. The XZ1001-BD features 100%...

INSIDER Product: Defense

Anritsu Company (Morgan Hill, CA) introduces the MS202x/3xC VNA Master series of handheld vector network analyzers (VNAs) that provides the performance and capabilities of numerous benchtop instruments in a...

INSIDER Product: Defense

Xilinx Inc. (San Jose, CA) offers the Spartan®6Q family of field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) qualified for meeting the rigorous requirements of the aerospace and defense market. The Spartan-6Q family meets the needs of...

INSIDER Product: Defense

New printable CM-NMX military-grade cable markers for identification of large wire bundles, cables, pipes, and conduits have been launched by Tyco Electronics (Harrisburg, PA). The markers are well-suited for the...

INSIDER Product: Defense

Crystek (Fort Meyers, FL) offers the Armored LL142 rugged low-loss RF cable assemblies with a spiraled stainless steel casing and heavy-duty adhesive strain relief with a Neoprene jacket. At 18 GHz,...

INSIDER Product: Defense

NextComputing (Nashua, NH) has released the Vigor Evo Plus rugged mobile computers to support high-end software applications in deployed environments. Created for military...

INSIDER Product: Defense

DSM Dyneema (Stanley, NC) offers Dyneema® SB51 vest-grade uni-directional (UD) material for use in ballistic vests that protect against handgun ammunition, fragments, and knives. The...

INSIDER Product: Defense

VTI Instruments Corp. (Irvine, CA) offers the EX1200-7100 26.5-GHz microwave switch carrier and relay driver. The carrier incorporates RF and microwave signal routing into the platform. The scalable...

Application Briefs: Defense

The simulation of electromagnetic (EM) and thermal properties of semiconductor and substrate materials has been demonstrated to be particularly...

Articles: Defense

It is no secret that robots are rapidly asserting themselves in today's military applications. For the duration of the Iraq War, robots have roamed the streets of Baghdad, Fallujah, and other...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition

There is growing interest in the U.S. Armed Forces in the development of microsensor systems that are easily deployed and that support reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition...

Articles: Power

Current threats on our military forces have created a tremendous requirement for mobility as it relates to mission specifications. The objectives of onboard vehicle power (OBVP) are to develop,...

Articles: Defense

Video plays a crucial role in defense and security, and video streams are now used in armored vehicles for target acquisition, Local Situation Awareness, and other military...

Articles: Defense

The U.S. military has incorporated many robotic systems into battlefield scenarios over the past several years, ranging from a single vehicle or unattended sensor to multiple vehicles...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

Remaining at the forefront of technological advancements in the printed wiring industry requires a proven combination of process methodology, state-of-the-art processing...

Articles: Defense

Sensor-based imaging systems generate invaluable information for modern warfare, but a serious challenge exists to the timely use of that information. Data links that provide the transmission...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

Thermal management of rugged COTS (commercial off-the-shelf) cards destined for defense applications has always been a challenge due to the high operating temperatures and other harsh...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

Radar receiver design is seeing an increase in the number of digital tuning and digital signal processing (DSP) functions moved from back-end single-board computers into fixed front-end hardware...

Articles: Defense

Honeywell Aerospace has developed the Micro Air Vehicle (MAV), an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) based on ducted-fan technology that recently was deployed in Iraq to identify...

Articles: Defense

An airman riding as part of a convoy escort team in Iraq keys his radio microphone to check in with his base, and hears nothing but dead air. The U.S. Air Force is leading a joint...

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