Products RF & Microwave Electronics
Optical adhesives, radar test equipment, welding positioners, and more.
Articles Manufacturing & Prototyping
AM is a revolutionary technology that is changing the way that the aerospace industry is designing and producing parts.
Articles Unmanned Systems
Brazing isn't efficient, says an industry expert, and it's time for a change.
Learn about the most common bond systems for CBN wheels: resin, vitrified, and electroplated matrixes.
Articles Weapons Systems
A phenomenon called “Sporadic E” naturally occurs in the upper atmosphere and disrupts radio waves.
Application Briefs Motion Control
The first full-electric power and propulsion surface combatant, the USS Zumwalt, has been delivered to the US Navy.
Application Briefs Unmanned Systems
A company's first metal additively manufactured part took to the skies on a SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) test flight.
Application Briefs Energy
Battery-charging times take just five minutes.
Articles Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The manufacturing of complex composite aerospace components is a labor-intensive process, especially the application of the vacuum bag layers needed for consolidation and cure.
Articles RF & Microwave Electronics
Channelization has made it possible to use one radio receiver to listen to many different radio stations simultaneously.
Application Briefs Test & Measurement
A company was retrofitting older avionics and needed a CAD model of the panel to see how it would fit.
Newly developed computational approaches aid in the design of composites that exhibit remarkable abilities to both sense external cues and adapt to these cues in controllable, "programmable" ways.
Products Data Acquisition
Position sensors, surveillance systems, microwave tuners, and more.
Using cellulose crystals as building blocks for the design and development of new low-density functional polymer composites.
Application Briefs Imaging
The technology is completely autonomous, lightweight, reusable and non-pyrotechnical.
Articles Electronics & Computers
Learn how to provide accurate power sources with adjustable voltages and frequencies during the test cycle.
Briefs Test & Measurement
Develop a comprehensive baseline for identifying, evaluating, and controlling occupational and environmental hazards associated with composite fibers.
The advent of nanoparticle fuels enables new kinds of reactions, and new kinds of applications.
Application Briefs Weapons Systems
Learn how the Hero-30 system was evaluated for naval missions.
Briefs Manufacturing & Prototyping
Incorporating zirconia particles into polyurea elastomers to form hybrid composites and designing them into state-of-the-art body armor has the potential to achieve lightweight ballistic efficiency.
Articles Electronics & Computers
For SOSA/HOST systems, there are chassis platforms for development that provide relatively cost-effective, versatile, and powerful solutions.
Application Briefs Defense
SpearUAV recently introduced a handheld version of the Ninox 40 encapsulated drone system.
Application Briefs Sensors/Data Acquisition
Jamco America’s comprehensive dynamic test facility has an accelerator-type impact system.
Application Briefs Robotics, Automation & Control
A new partnership is intended to create a closed loop supply chain, where certified scrap material is turned into powder.
Advanced computational engineering software and additive manufacturing are now delivering solutions that offer innovation and efficiency together.
Off-highway equipment manufacturers are increasingly working with suppliers of drivetrain systems and electrohydraulic (EH) system suppliers to advance the digitalization of...
Electrification has made major inroads in light trucks and compact off-highway machines, but its adoption in long-distance trucking and many large off-highway vehicles remains...
Technical Innovation Manned Systems
Best known for pistons and other reciprocating components inside internal combustion engines (ICE), Stuttgart-based Tier 1 Mahle claims it’s keeping the R&D throttle wide open to cement its...
News Manned Systems
The parade of strategic partnerships in the autonomous-trucking space continues with Daimler Trucks and Waymo teaming to develop SAE Level-4 trucks. The Oct. 27 announcement follows...
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...
INSIDER Sensors/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...
The Hyundai Motor Group on December 1 revealed E-GMP, its first vehicle architecture dedicated for electric vehicles (EVs). The E-GMP platform is oriented around a rear-wheel-drive...
The sometimes seemingly mercurial benefits of the Internet of Things (IoT) movement are moving into focus for automotive manufacturing, as automakers large and...
The National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) at Wichita State University announced a new $13.5 million award from the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development...
INSIDER Weapons Systems
A new machine learning approach could improve radar performance in congested environments. Researchers from the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, now known as...
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers have used multi-material 3D printing to create tailored gradient refractive index glass optics that could make for better...
Vehicle lighting used to be about seeing and being seen, but Audi has much larger ambitions for automotive illumination. New LED and digital control technologies are moving the humble headlamp...
Every motorist has experienced the frustration of waiting at a red light when there is no traffic in sight. These days, countless household devices use sensors, cameras and connectivity to...
In order for future lunar exploration missions to be successful and land more precisely, engineers must equip spacecraft with technologies that allow them to “see” where they...
Army and academic researchers developed a novel design to automatically adjust aircraft engine rotor blade positions mid-flight, a tactic that could improve turbine engine performance.
R&D testing in extreme temperatures has long been part of ensuring required longevity and performance of automotive materials. That is particularly so regarding plastics, the...
News Manned Systems
Testing for automated driver-assist systems (ADAS) has required a completely new approach to testing. The most obvious reason for this is the sheer number of sensors and actuators involved in...
News RF & Microwave Electronics
The safety and convenience offered by autonomous vehicles (AVs) cannot be achieved unless the vehicle’s electronic circuits are highly reliable and robust to electrical shocks. Designers can substantially...
Despite joint ventures and partnerships, sharing always has been a difficult action across the auto industry, given the organizational silos and inter-partner rivalries often standing...