Keyword: Measuring Instruments

Test & Measurement

Briefs: Imaging
The Army analyzed shoreline change, dune volume, beach volume, beach slope, and cumulative elevation change along the northern Outer Banks of North Carolina.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Microwave radiometers on current satellites are about the size of a washing machine. On TROPICS’ small satellites, the radiometers are about the size of a coffee mug.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
While Defense Test and Evaluation (T&E) is different from agriculture, data attributes can be surprisingly similar.
Articles: Test & Measurement
The use of CA, MIMO, and beamforming technologies will lead to more antennas and radio ports that need to be tested.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Learn the performance parameters that must be considered when choosing the optimum quartz crystal oscillator for a space application.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Radios are a staple of naval operations but their standards must change to keep up with the times.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
Gallium nitride monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) technology has superior performance in power amplifier applications.
Products: Photonics/Optics
A folded zoom lens, miniature rotary encoders, starter generator control, and more.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Make sure that you have a fully integrated, automated approach to test and requirements traceability.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This contract paves the way for the mass production of navigation units for subsequent launches of VEGA-C and other space missions.
Articles: Test & Measurement
A vector network analyzer (VNA) extension unit can support a wide range of measurements in a compact, individually configurable design.
Products: Test & Measurement
Conductive gaskets, an explosive atmosphere test branch, and hydraulic aircraft sealing systems.
Articles: Data Acquisition
Advancements in electric and autonomous vehicles have sparked renewed excitement about the integration of battery power in aviation.
INSIDER: Test & Measurement

A joint test assembly (JTA) designed by Lawrence Livermore and Sandia national laboratories was recently onboard an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile...

INSIDER: Data Acquisition

Liquids aren’t as well behaved in space as they are on Earth. Inside a spacecraft, microgravity allows liquids to freely slosh and float about. The National Institute of Standards and Technology...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Optical adhesives, radar test equipment, welding positioners, and more.
Application Briefs: Defense
A company was retrofitting older avionics and needed a CAD model of the panel to see how it would fit.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Position sensors, surveillance systems, microwave tuners, and more.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Learn how to provide accurate power sources with adjustable voltages and frequencies during the test cycle.
Briefs: Aerospace
Develop a comprehensive baseline for identifying, evaluating, and controlling occupational and environmental hazards associated with composite fibers.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
Jamco America’s comprehensive dynamic test facility has an accelerator-type impact system.
INSIDER: Test & Measurement

In preparation for an increased demand of its services over the next decade, the 846th Test Squadron at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, is working to get its hypersonic...

Products: Software
Network analyzers, FPGAs, mobile surface measurement, and more.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The Warrior Injury Assessment Manikin (WIAMan) Project is in the process of developing anthropomorphic test devices.
Products: Test & Measurement
Docking stations for satellite phones; aircraft wiring; spectrum analyzers; and more.
INSIDER: Test & Measurement

The U.S. Army has implemented an outdoor system to test swarming drones that has a capacity of more than 1,500 times the volume of a typical testing facility.

The system tracks motion, creating...

Briefs: Test & Measurement
Understanding how atmospheric effects can impact operational conditions is important to the development of High Energy Laser (HEL) weapon systems.
Products: Materials
Miniature sensors, 3D printing platforms, lightning test systems, and more.
Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
Acroamatics Telemetry Systems (Acroamatics), was recently selected by Northrop Grumman to deliver telemetry tech for the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM) program.