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Products: RF & Microwave Electronics
Coaxial connectors, tactical servers, test benches, surge protectors, and more.
Articles: Propulsion
The commercial aviation industry is taking critical steps towards zero-carbon aviation.
INSIDER: Energy

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory engineers recently demonstrated Hybrid Tiger, an electric unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with multi-day endurance flight capability. The team integrated...

Application Briefs: Power
See how the Royal Canadian Navy is using GE’s Integrated Full Electrical Power and Propulsion System (IFEP).
INSIDER: Propulsion

NASA’s work in Electrified Aircraft Propulsion (EAP) is focused on the use of electric motors and generators to help power a plane’s flight. Key to any electric power system are...

Application Briefs: Defense
The first full-electric power and propulsion surface combatant, the USS Zumwalt, has been delivered to the US Navy.
Briefs: Energy
Understanding how delays in resource decision making and tactical supply chains relate to operational reach will give commanders the ability to maximize resources.
Articles: AR/AI
Artificial intelligence can be used for a plethora of defense applications, including command and control of military operations.
Articles: Aerospace
Learn about microvanes, one of the only types of 3D-printed parts that are FAA-approved for use on the exterior of an aircraft.
INSIDER: Automotive

Commercial-led advancements in electric vehicle technology have pushed the Army Futures and Concepts Center to take a hard look at the capability and find ways to integrate it...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Valcor Engineering was tasked with creating a turn-key fuel management system for a new UAV.
Articles: Propulsion
A regenerative, high-temperature heat exchanger doubles the efficiency of low-power turbines.
Articles: Aerospace
Creep is an especially important consideration for engineers designing jet engine turbines.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
When designing electro-mechanically actuated systems, there are several electrical design requirements that must be determined.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Helping to drive the AI trend is the availability of a new class of embedded AI processors.
INSIDER: Materials

Researchers from the U.S. Army and top universities discovered a new way to get more energy out of energetic materials containing aluminum, common in battlefield systems, by...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

In order to address issues related to mechanical and vibrational stresses that are commonly experienced in mounting, launch,...

Articles: Green Design & Manufacturing

By integrating the design of antennas and electronics, researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have boosted the energy and spectrum efficiency for a new class...

Briefs: Energy

The Toxic Industrial Chemical/Toxic Industrial Material (TIC/TIM) Task Force MFR#1 published in February 2009 focuses on inhalation hazards in an operational environment and provides a list...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Compressive sensing (CS) is a relatively new field that has caused a lot of excitement in the signal processing community. It has superseded...

Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs

Content addressable memory (CAM) is one of the most promising hardware solutions for high-speed data searching and...

INSIDER: Software

NASA and Boeing are designing a longer, thinner, and lighter wing that requires a brace, or truss, to provide it with extra support. The lower-drag wing will reduce both fuel burn...

INSIDER: Materials

Bug guts create drag, and drag increases fuel consumption. But aircraft of the future could be made more fuel-efficient with non-stick coatings NASA recently tested on Boeing’s...

News: Defense
'Reman' Engine Market Steady, but Complexity Challenges Production Efficiency

High-tech design causes time to remanufacture engines to nearly triple and adds to cost, while used engines remain a competitive factor. However, Purdue University data shows remanufacturing is far more energy efficient than installing a new powerplant. Read more at...

News: Electronics & Computers

EnerDel’s second-generation Mobile Hybrid Power System (MHPS) was delivered in May to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Research and Development Center in Champaign, IL. It...

INSIDER: Energy

A consortium is working on a project to maximize energy harvesting on a spacecraft of the future. The initiative seeks to find energy-saving and -maximizing solutions to enable...

Articles: Aerospace

Fuel is expensive for airlines. According to sources interviewed for this article, fuel accounts for 30 to 50% of operating costs, depending on the size of the aircraft. And fuel prices remain volatile.

INSIDER: Energy

Washington State University researchers have developed the first fuel cell that can directly convert fuels, such as jet fuel or gasoline, to electricity, providing a dramatically more...

INSIDER: Energy

Researchers at University West in Sweden are using nanoparticles in the heat-insulating surface layer that protects aircraft engines from heat. In tests, this increased the...

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