Products: Defense
Voltage Controlled Oscillator

Crystek’s CVCO25CL-0902-0928 VCO operates from 902 to 928 MHz, with a control voltage range of 0.5 to ~3.5V. It features a typical phase noise of -108 dBc/Hz @ 10 kHz offset and has excellent linearity. Output power is typically +3 dBm. The model is packaged in the industry-standard 0.5- × 0.5-in SMD. Input...

News: Defense

In the latest iteration of the EASy flight deck on Dassault Aviation's new 5X business jet, the immediate priorities are separated out from follow-up actions required later during the flight when...

News: Defense
Boeing Advances Automation with Smart and Portable Orbital Drilling Tools for 787

Boeing makes a leap forward in manufacturing automation with a portable orbital drilling tool that is, at its core, indistinguishable from a fully autonomous robotic system. Read more at

News: Aerospace
Government-Sanctioned Test Site Opens Up Airspace for MIT Researchers

MIT classes and researchers developing unmanned aerial vehicles and their associated systems will be able to take advantage of a new FAA-designated facility located at Joint Base Cape Cod. Read more at

News: Aerospace
Architecture Developed for Monitoring and Anomaly Detection of Space Systems

Researchers at the University of Central Florida have found that by incorporating analysis and monitoring algorithms, such as Inductive Monitoring System, neural networks, and recent advances in deep learning within the architecture’s signal processing system,...

News: Defense
Maintenance Tools for Improved Engine Bearing

A number of advanced bearing maintenance products, such as customized induction heaters and sophisticated thermal cameras, can help aircraft engine OEMs and maintenance providers meet such exacting standards. Read more at

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Edgewood Chemical Biological Center
Aberdeen, MD

The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) has partnered with the Massachusetts Institute of...

Articles: Aerospace

A turboelectric distributed propulsion (TeDP) system is a powertrain consisting of a turboshaft engine used solely to provide electrical power through a generator to electric motors driving...

Technology Update: Aerospace

The use of composite materials for construction of aerospace components began in the early 1980s and is now the material of choice for commercial and military airframe...

Technology Update: Defense

Greater fuel efficiency and low emission requirements have grown into such an urgent imperative in aircraft design that it often overshadows an equally significant factor in air...

Application Briefs: Software
Environmental Tectonics Corporation (ETC)
Southampton, PA

Aircrew Training Systems (ATS), a division of Environmental Tectonics Corporation, has been...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
MBDA Arlington, VA

MBDA recently demonstrated its Dual Mode Brimstone (DMB) missile on an MQ-9 Reaper Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), scoring nine direct...

INSIDER: Materials

The efforts of U.S. Army engineers to implement an improved coating for howitzer breech spindles will provide several benefits, including easing the logistical burden on...

Articles: Aerospace

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) deliver sophisticated capabilities with tremendous cost advantage over traditional methods. While this technology has evolved from military...

Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control

Engineers increasingly rely on simulation to augment and, in some cases, replace costly and time consuming experimental work. However, current simulation capabilities are...

Articles: Defense

Autonomous Undersea Vehicles (AUVs), also commonly referred to as Unmanned Undersea Vehicles (UUVs), have a history dating back to 1957 with the Special Purpose Underwater Research...

Articles: Aerospace
The lessons of yesterday and today are driving tomorrow’s robotic programs.

A revolution in Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) is taking place today that focuses on formalizing the permanent integration of...

Articles: Defense
Materials and Processes Enable New Possibilities for Unmanned Systems Command & Control

Unmanned vehicles are finding increasing usage in military engagements, not only for aerial applications but also...

Application Briefs: Defense
Raleigh, NC

Defective solar cells can destroy an entire module. Therefore, conducting regular inspections using thermography is a...

Application Briefs: Defense
Northrop Grumman
Falls Church, VA

The Northrop Grumman Corporation-built unmanned demonstrator aircraft used for maritime...

Briefs: Information Technology

The military seeks to enable agile and adaptive mission management and control for a team comprised of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), unattended ground sensors (UGS),...

Briefs: Information Technology

The phenomenon of flapping wing flight in nature has been studied for centuries. Recently, flapping flight for unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) applications has become of interest....

Briefs: Unmanned Systems

One critical aspect in developing a quantitative model of unmanned autonomous vehicle (UAV) operator and system performance has been to adopt a task-centric approach to...

Briefs: Aerospace

Integrated simulation capabilities that are high-fidelity, fast, and have scalable architecture are essential to support autonomous vehicle design and performance...

Application Briefs: Defense
Fullerton, CA
714-446-2315 Solid Concepts Inc.
Valencia, CA

Raytheon is addressing the...

Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Pittsburgh, PA

RE2, Inc. recently announced that the company has been awarded additional funding by the Department of Defense to commercialize its high speed...

INSIDER: Defense

Supported by a $953,958 grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), researchers at the University of California San Diego will develop a sophisticated new...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Engineers and scientists have been trying to discover the ultimate “cloaking” device, not just to make things disappear magically, but for its applications in defense...

INSIDER: RF & Microwave Electronics

When a missile is launched against an enemy target, it would be nice to have a lot of good information about that target. But when "decision makers push the fire button, they may have...

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