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Data Acquisition

In-Flight Software Upgrades for UAVs

During a recent demonstration, Collins Aerospace and Parasanti proved they could use UAVs to install software upgrades on other UAVs to update them in-flight.

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Aerospace

Two Tactical Edge Hydrogen Generation Trailer Prototypes in Development

The Marine Corps Expeditionary Energy Office (E2O), Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific (NIWC PAC), and the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) have partnered to...

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Defense

Directed Energy Deposition Enables Rocket Engine Additive Manufacturing Breakthrough

The Air Force Research Laboratory's (AFRL) Rocket Propulsion Division recently designed, printed, built and hot fired a first-ever, single-block...

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Aerospace

UK Selects Companies for New Domestic Hypersonic Development Framework

The U.K. Ministry of Defence (MoD) has selected 90 companies and organizations from across its domestic industry and academic landscape to compete for contracts that...

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Weapons Systems

Army Starts Testing Prototype Modular Turreted Mortar System

In a potentially significant stride forward in military technology, Yuma Proving Ground is testing a cutting-edge Modular Turreted Mortar System, or MTMS.

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On-Demand Webinars
Automotive

The Road to Zero Prototypes: Live from VI-grade’s ZERO PROTOTYPES Summit 2024

Join us for a live webinar highlighting the kick-off of VI-grade's 2024 ZERO PROTOTYPES Summit, a gathering of global automotive leaders at VI-grade's...

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Blog
Automotive

Biden-Harris Administration Invests $54 Million to Expand Clean Transportation Across American Communities

The Communities Taking Charge funding opportunity extends access to electrification opportunities beyond existing Joint Office–supported programs to more communities across America. Funding is available to academic, non-profit, for-profit, and government entities for planning, demonstration, and/or deployment projects that drive innovation in equitable clean transportation.

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Power

Using a Holistic Approach for Integrated Optimization of Electric Powertrains

Batteries, motors, and inverters make up the essential trio of any electric powertrain, and each of these has a significant impact on the cost, range,...

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News
Regulations/Standards

SAE International Announces CEO Termination

SAE International’s Board of Directors today announced the dismissal of Dr. David Schutt from his role as CEO. The decision, reached yesterday and voted on unanimously by the board, follows a formal investigation that revealed behaviors and actions inconsistent with the organization’s code of conduct, culture, and values.

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Design

FAA Adopts New Aircraft Engine Emission Standards for Non-Volatile Particulate Matter

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) adopted a new rule that will set a limit on carbon particles emitted by subsonic aircraft engines, according...

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Automotive

Implementing New APQP and Control Using Electronic Workflows

The 3rd Edition New Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) manual and 1st Edition Control Plan are in the early rollout phase. OEMs in the U.S., along with some in...

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Articles
Electronics & Computers

Explaining MOSA from the Team that Led the Army Aviation Mission Computing Environment Task Order

In 2023, Parry Labs was awarded two tasks under the Aviation and Missile Technology Consortium’s (AMTC) Other Transactions Agreement to lead a multi-vendor team to collaboratively define the Army’s Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA) requirements for computing and software operating environments for all future Army Aviation procurements.

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Articles
Manned Systems

Pushing the Limits: Engineering Advanced RF Interconnects to Meet the Challenges of Hypersonic Missile Development

Times Microwave Systems has developed a wide range of emerging technologies that eliminate the gap between standard material limitations and hypersonic missile demands.

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Articles
Physical Sciences

Expanding Possibilities for Superconducting Qubits With Niobium

A group led by Stanford University’s David Schuster has demonstrated a way to create niobium-based qubits that rival their state-of-the-art counterparts.

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Briefs
Robotics, Automation & Control

Researchers Help Robots Navigate Efficiently in Uncertain Environments

MIT researchers developed a method that could help this robot efficiently reason about the best routes to its destination.

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Briefs
RF & Microwave Electronics

New, Portable Antenna Could Help Restore Communication After Disasters

Researchers at Stanford University and the American University of Beirut (AUB) have developed a portable antenna that could be quickly deployed in disaster-prone areas or used to set up communications in underdeveloped regions.

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Briefs
Energy

NRL Scientists Deliver Quantum Algorithm to Develop New Materials and Chemistry

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) scientists published the Cascaded Variational Quantum Eigensolver (CVQE) algorithm in a recent Physical Review Research article, which is expected to become a powerful tool to investigate the physical properties in electronic systems.

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Briefs
Materials

Evaluation of Additively Manufactured Ultrahard Steels

Recent advances in both alloy development and additive manufacturing have enabled the production of ultrahigh-strength steels in near net shape parts.

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Application Briefs
Aerospace

Airbus to Fly Prototype eVTOL This Year

The CityAirbus NextGen prototype electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft made its public debut during an unveiling ceremony in Donauwörth, Germany on March 7, 2024.

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Application Briefs
Aerospace

Flight Testing Microvanes and Riblets

The Air Force Operational Energy Office (SAF/IE), the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), and the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) have partnered together in seeking well-developed, commercially viable technologies to reduce drag, and therefore fuel consumption, on a number of USAF legacy aircraft, including the C-17 Globemaster III, C-130 Hercules, and KC-135 Stratotanker.

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Application Briefs
Aerospace

Five Missile-Tracking Satellites Launched

Five missile-tracking satellites designed and manufactured by L3Harris Technologies launched from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida in February, as part of the Missile Defense Agency’s (MDA) Hypersonic and Ballistic Tracking Space Sensor (HBTSS) program and the Space Development Agency’s (SDA) Tranche 0 (T0) Tracking Layer program.

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Products
Electronics & Computers

New Products

See the new products, including Rohde & Schwarz' R&S FSPN phase noise analyzer and VCO tester, Sherwin-Williams' universal clearcoat: Aerospace Clearcoat, SWIR Vision Systems' Acuros GO 6 MP SWIR camera, Delta Electronics' M∞Vair 30 kW Wireless Charging System, Spectrum Control's Space Grade EMI filters, American Portwell's newest member of its APTNS network computing hardware platform product family, and STMicroelectronics' new devices from the second generation of its industrial microprocessors, the STM32MP2 series.

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Articles
Energy

What’s the Best DC Motor for Your Commercial Aerospace Application?

This article presents common commercial aerospace applications that pose performance and environmental challenges for DC motors along with a summary of the stringent aerospace industry standards that the motors must satisfy.

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News
AR/AI

WCX 2024: The Technologies That Will Define Future Mobility

The migration to vehicle electrification and autonomy is ushering in product development changes with software coding and artificial intelligence (AI) performing disruptor...

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News
Energy

GM Energy Introduces Vehicle-To-Home Charging Solution

The benefits of EVs are still being explored and introduced to the world. The latest is GM Energy's new bidirectional charging system.

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