Keyword: Energy Efficiency

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INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

The Defense Department maintains a fleet of more than 250,000 tactical vehicles, which frequently operate in austere conditions. These vehicles often spend as much...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Honeywell’s Small UAV SATCOM system weighs just only 1 kilogram.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Coaxial connectors, tactical servers, test benches, surge protectors, and more.
Articles: Energy
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: Defense
See how the Royal Canadian Navy is using GE’s Integrated Full Electrical Power and Propulsion System (IFEP).
INSIDER: Aerospace

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: Motion Control
The first full-electric power and propulsion surface combatant, the USS Zumwalt, has been delivered to the US Navy.
Articles: Unmanned Systems
Artificial intelligence can be used for a plethora of defense applications, including command and control of military operations.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
Understanding how delays in resource decision making and tactical supply chains relate to operational reach will give commanders the ability to maximize resources.
Articles: Energy
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: Energy

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: Energy
A regenerative, high-temperature heat exchanger doubles the efficiency of low-power turbines.
Articles: Energy
Creep is an especially important consideration for engineers designing jet engine turbines.
Briefs: Motion Control
When designing electro-mechanically actuated systems, there are several electrical design requirements that must be determined.
Articles: Aerospace
Helping to drive the AI trend is the availability of a new class of embedded AI processors.
INSIDER: Energy

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: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

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

Articles: Electronics & Computers

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: Nanotechnology

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: Energy

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 It has superseded...

Briefs: Defense

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: Aerospace

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: Aerospace
'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: Defense

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: Communications

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: Energy

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.