Keyword: Defense

Defense

Application Briefs: Defense
AeroVironment, Inc.
Monrovia, CA
626-357-9983
www.avinc.com

AeroVironment, Inc. a manufacturer of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for both military and commercial applications, received a contract...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated that quantum physics might enable communications and mapping in...

INSIDER: Defense

Experts at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) continue to expand the scope of their technological expertise, rising above the Earth’s surface to meet the...

INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Army researchers are working with the Marines to develop 3-D printed drones as materials science, aviation technology and software development merge to deliver new capabilities.

INSIDER: Energy

A new device could open new avenues for the generation of high-frequency radiation with applications in science, radar, communications, security and medical imaging.

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

Researchers from the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) successfully tested their Nomad flight vehicle off of USS Coronado (LCS 4) recently. This test demonstrated the Nomad’s upgraded...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

A lot of people think that high-energy lasers, or HELs, can't penetrate fog, rain and dust, said Thomas Webber, director of the Directed Energy Division's Technical Center,...

Articles: Defense

Conformal coatings protect electronic circuits from harsh environments via a chemical film that “conforms” to a circuit board’s topography. These coatings protect...

Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
U.S. Army Operational Test Command
Fort Hood, TX
254-287-9993
www.otc.army.mil

Forward observers, experts in directing artillery and mortar fire onto enemy targets, have been testing a new...

Application Briefs: Defense
Optics 1, Inc. (Safran)
Bedford, NH
603-296-0469
www.optics1.com

Optics 1, Inc. (Safran) recently announced that its Integrated Compact Ultralight Gun-mounted Rangefinder (ICUGR) has been selected by...

Products: Motion Control
Boundary-Scan Test Hardware Interface

JTAG Technologies (Eindhoven, the Netherlands) announced the immediate release of a new JTAG/boundary-scan test hardware interface...

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping

South West Metal Finishing has been working on an additive manufacturing surface treatment process for the last three years and believes it could be the future choice of aircraft...

Application Briefs: Defense
Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc.
Stamford, CT
1-800-872-3854
www.fujifilmhealthcare.com

Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc., was recently awarded a new 10-year contract with a maximum value...

Articles: Defense

The newest crash test dummy in development is actually a blast test dummy. WIAMan (Warrior Injury Assessment Manikin) is a ground-breaking anthropomorphic test device (ATD) being developed by the U.S. Army. It’s the first...

Application Briefs: Defense
Stratasys Direct Manufacturing
Valencia, CA
1-888-311-1017
www.stratasysdirect.com

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing, a subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd., was recently chosen by Airbus to produce 3D printed...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have devised a method to selectively erase particular fear memories by weakening the connections between the nerve cells (neurons)...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

The Army is rolling out a new gaming system, called Operation Overmatch, that soldiers can use to test virtual versions of gear and operation concepts that could be...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Sandia National Laboratories and University of New Mexico researchers have developed unique microneedle-based sensor technology that they hope can someday be used to...

INSIDER: Transportation

While the future of vehicles may be driverless, West Virginia University is steering the technology in the right direction. More and more cars being sold today include...

INSIDER: Defense

The Southern Ocean is key to Earth’s climate, but the same gusting winds, big waves and strong currents that are important to ocean physics make it perilous for...

INSIDER: Aerospace

A researcher from Arizona State University wants to command machines with the human brain. In fact, within ten years, Panagiotis Artemiadis, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at...

INSIDER: Defense

An average flight from Miami to Seattle takes about six hours and 40 minutes, but imagine being able to reduce that time to 50 minutes or less. A recent study by NASA and Binghamton University...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Through NASA’s Convergent Aeronautics Solutions (CAS) Project, a team of engineers working within its Spanwise Adaptive Wing (SAW) project is investigating the feasibility of bending or shaping...

INSIDER: Test & Measurement

In July of 2016, a refrigerator truck packed with explosives detonated next to a crowded apartment block in Baghdad’s Karrada neighborhood. The blast killed 323 people...

INSIDER: Defense

Scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory observed an unexpected result when combining urine with a newly engineered nano-powder based on aluminum. It instantly releases hydrogen from the...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

In the old days, a slingshot, BB gun, rifle or cannon was only as smart as the marksman taking aim. Now, many weapons are guided to their targets with the precision of infrared sensors and lasers. The...

Application Briefs: Defense
Verotec Inc
Manchester, NH
603-821-9921
www.verotec.us

Verotec has been selected by Lockheed Martin to provide custom 19” 6U 600 mm deep rack cases to house part of the ISTAR system in the...

Application Briefs: Defense
Pacific Star Communications, Inc. (PacStar)
Portland, OR
(503) 403-3000
https://pacstar.com

PacStar®, a developer and supplier of advanced communications solutions for the U.S....

Application Briefs: Defense
Porcher Industries
Badinières, France
+33 (0)4 74 43 10 10
www.porcher-ind.com

Porcher Industries, a company that specializes in technical textiles and thermoplastic composite solutions,...