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Electronics & Computers

NRL Research Physicists Explore Fiber Optic Computing Using Distributed Feedback

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) researchers have outlined a novel contribution in fiber optics computing in a paper recently published in Communications Physics Journal that brings the Navy one step closer to faster, more efficient computing technologies.

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Materials

A New Approach to Assessing the Quality of Aerospace Components

In a study, published in the Journal Waves in Random and Complex Media, researchers from the University of Bristol have derived a formula that can inform the design boundaries for a given component’s geometry and material microstructure.

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Briefs
Manned Systems

New Research on Noise Reduction for Next Generation Aircraft Engines

A study published in Journal of Fluid Mechanics, reveals for the first time how noise is generated and propagated from these engines, technically known as boundary layer ingesting (BLI) ducted fans.

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Briefs
Materials

‘Nanostitches’ Enable Lighter and Tougher Composite Materials

To save on fuel and reduce aircraft emissions, engineers are looking to build lighter, stronger airplanes out of advanced composites. These engineered materials are made from high-performance fibers that are embedded in polymer sheets. The sheets can be stacked and pressed into one multilayered material and made into extremely lightweight and durable structures.

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Application Briefs
AR/AI

AI Algorithms Pilot X-62A in First Aerial Dogfight

The U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School (TPS) and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency have reported another major breakthrough for the artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms or “agents” that have been flying their modified F-16 test aircraft known as VISTA X-62A in a series of flight tests since 2022.

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Application Briefs
Aerospace

Morphing Aircraft Systems

Inspired by natural phenomena, a Purdue research team is developing morphing systems for hypersonic vehicles that respond to their environment.

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Application Briefs
Weapons Systems

Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile Flight Test

ITE-12 was the next ‘big-step’ in LRASM’s evolution. The successful test was a graduation exercise for the missiles’ latest configuration and lays the foundation for increased capabilities to come.

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Application Briefs
Manned Systems

Final Delta IV Heavy Rocket Launched

This launch marks the end of an era as it is the final Delta IV Heavy rocket and the end of the Delta program. The NROL-70 mission puts into orbit a national security payload that will deliver critical space-based information to our nation’s warfighters, intelligence analysts, and decision makers.

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Application Briefs
Energy

Lilium Starts Production of eVTOL Jet Batteries

The company describes its battery back as comprised of lithium-ion cells with silicon-dominant anodes that will allow for higher energy, power, and fast-charging capabilities than graphite anode cells. The battery packs are being designed to meet EASA’s aircraft safety requirements.

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Products
Electronics & Computers

New Products

See the new products, including a new family of Rohde & Schwarz power analyzers, DDC’s cyber resilient MILSTD-1553 component, Eizo Rugged Solutions' Talon RGD2443W LCD monitor, Emerson's new ASCO™ Series 148/149 safety valve and motorized actuator, Pixus Technologies' Tier 3 SOSA aligned chassis management module, Epix Inc.’s robot/drone dual camera link grabber, and more.

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Articles
Robotics, Automation & Control

Digital Twinning and Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information

Creating a digital twin is not just a technical feat; it is a strategic imperative that touches every facet of modern business. From security to sovereignty and from trust to ethics, the decisions made today about digital twin architecture will reverberate long into the future. Read on to learn more.

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Briefs
Energy

Modine Targets Off-Highway EVs with ‘Plug-and-Play’ BTMS

Deutronic is not alone in developing and integrating thermal-management solutions to meet the specific demands of off-highway EVs. Modine, for example, in 2023 launched a new edition of its EVantage battery thermal-management system with a liquid-cooled condenser (L-CON BTMS). Read on to learn more.

News
Energy

Toyota, Mazda, Subaru Agree Carbon Is ‘Enemy' with Internal Combustion Engine Announcement

Toyota, Mazda and Subaru announced a new technological effort to create new internal combustion engines and ways to use them in the...

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On-Demand Webinars
Software

Applying Model-Based Design to SDV Development: A Practical Example

The shift towards software-defined vehicles (SDVs) is driving a significant change in how we design, build, and validate software. This change means we need to...

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News
Manned Systems

ACT Expo: Honda Shows Class 8 Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Truck Concept

Honda debuted a Class 8 hydrogen fuel-cell truck concept — a Peterbilt Model 579EV battery-electric tractor retrofitted with three new Honda fuel cell (FC) systems — at...

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Technology Report
Power

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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On-Demand Webinars
Automotive

Accelerating the Software Development Life Cycle for the Software-Defined Vehicles

In the rapidly evolving landscape of automotive technology, the paradigm shift towards software-defined vehicles (SDV) heralds a new era of...

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News
Automotive

2025 Cadillac Optiq EV Arrives with Standard Dual Motors

Continuing its rollout of EVs, Cadillac revealed the 2025 Optiq SUV today, the company’s most affordable EV yet and a smaller sibling to the popular Lyriq that was introduced...

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Articles
Test & Measurement

Zero Prototype Summit 2024: The Future Is Closer Than Ever

Despite rainy skies above northeastern Italy in mid-May, the mood at VI-grade’s 2024 Zero Prototype Summit (ZPS) was decidedly sunny. VI-grade’s partners from around the...

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INSIDER
Manned Systems

UK Flight Test Evaluates "Un-Jammable" Quantum Navigation Systems

In a first-of-its-kind achievement, the U.K. has successfully completed commercial flight trials of advanced quantum-based navigation systems that cannot be jammed or...

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Research Lab

ESA’s Future Low Earth Orbit Cargo Return Service Spacecraft

The European Space Agency (ESA) has signed a new €25 million contract with Thales Alenia Space to demonstrate a complete cargo delivery service to and from space stations...

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INSIDER
Manned Systems

German Air Force Starts Flight Testing New Heron ISR Drone

The German Air Force has started a six month flight testing program with its new German Heron Turboprop (TP) drone, according to recent updates published by Airbus and the...

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INSIDER
Power

Airbus Launches Cryoprop to Demonstrate Future of Hydrogen-Powered Aircraft

Airbus UpNext, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Airbus, has launched a new technological demonstrator to accelerate the maturation of superconducting technologies...

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News
Transportation

REE’s P7 Brings Advanced Suspension Control to Medium-Duty Trucks

REE Automotive is aiming to be a major disruptor in the medium-duty truck space with the rollout of its P7 EV chassis. The P7 frame is built around its “REEcorners”...

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Road Ready
Power

Mercedes Unveils Tech-Heavy Electric G-Class

Surrounded by celebrities in Beverly Hills, Mercedes-Benz unveiled the 2025 G 580 with EQ Technology on a dock in the middle of a reservoir. That mouthful of a name is met with a large...

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