Articles Electronics & Computers
Optoelectronic Analog Signal Transmission Takes Center Stage Amidst Aerospace and Defense Innovation
RFoF has emerged as a game-changing technology for A&D communication. Its ability to extend communication ranges, immunity to electromagnetic interference, enhanced security, low latency and high bandwidth make it indispensable for modern A&D operations.
Articles Electronics & Computers
Thunderbolt 4 is more than USB operating at 40 gigabits per second (Gbps). While USB 3.2 Gen 2 is 10 Gbps and USB4 is 20 Gbps, Thunderbolt 4 also provides DisplayPort alt mode, PCI Express 3.0, networking up to 10 Gbps, and Power Delivery up to 100 watts.
Application Briefs Electronics & Computers
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) has completed a flight demonstration of the Rosetta Echo Advanced Payloads (REAP) pod on an MQ-9A remotely piloted aircraft (RPA).
INSIDER Manned Systems
During Joint Exercise Northern Edge 2023, participants from Australia, the United Kingdom, and the Air National Guard Air Force Reserve Test...
The U.S. Air Force signed a new series of partnership contracts with Santa Clara, California-based electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) maker Archer Aviation worth up to $142...
Simulation and emulation support NTN exploration and testing, verifying current performance while supporting next-generation evolutions.
Application Briefs Manned Systems
The Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles Directorate selected Viasat to provide on-orbit space relay connectivity for its ARBALEST program, which aims to support a future space-based demonstration of operational capabilities for the Department of Defense.
Application Briefs RF & Microwave Electronics
L3Harris Technologies received a U.S. Air Force task order award to develop a Common Tactical Edge Network (CTEN), providing an aerial military Internet of Things (IoT).
The Defense Advanced Project Research Agency’s (DARPA’s) Secure Handhelds on Assured Resilient networks at the tactical Edge (SHARE) program...
The increase in available data has resulted in the study of identifying trends becoming more and more prevalent in multiple facets of society to include commerce and government.
Directed energy deposition (DED) is a method of metal additive manufacturing (AM) by which parts are built layer by layer from 3-D computer-aided design models.
Introduced here is the formal PTZ Search Problem. In the PTZSP, a fixed PTZ camera starts at a given PTZ position and must move through the continuous 3D space of PTZ coordinates to detect as many objects of interest as possible as quickly as possible.
Researchers present a machine-learning-based method for utilizing traditional ocean-viewing satellites to perform automated atmospheric correction of nanosatellite data.
Briefs Unmanned Systems
Prior investigations of swarm robot control focus on optimizing communication and coordination between agents, with at most one human control scheme, or with discrete (rather than continuous) human control schemes.
INSIDER Test & Measurement
The Marine Corps' UH-1Y helicopter completed an initial flight to test the data transmission of the new Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) Satellite Communications (SATCOM) capability...
DARPA is soliciting disruptive ideas from small businesses and nontraditional defense contractors for novel antenna designs, materials, manufacturing, or processing...
INSIDER Motion Control
Lockheed Martin’s In-space Upgrade Satellite System (LM LINUSS™) accomplished a successful on-orbit demonstration, proving how small satellites can serve...
Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) researchers recently conducted flight experiments in Rome, New York to prove the viability of communications at radio...
Developers and engineers at the Program Executive Office Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors (PEO IEW&S) Integration Directorate have been modernizing the US...
A new report from an MIT researcher and two colleagues sheds light on the decline in U.S. leadership in the development of domestically produced advanced computing. The...
INSIDER Data Acquisition
The emerging advanced air mobility market is driving the convergence of airborne electronic systems that are highly integrated with unprecedented functionality. Legacy avionics systems...
Airbus has launched two defense research and development projects that it is coordinating as part of the 2021 European Defense Fund (EDF). In July 2022, the European...
INSIDER RF & Microwave Electronics
A consortium formed by Sabena Technics and Thales has been awarded a contract for the upgrade of the French Air and Space Force’s fleet of CN-235 twin-turboprop...
The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) recently conducted flight line of the future experimentation with artificial intelligence and machine learning...
Application Briefs Communications
Sky Warden will become the first forward-fit deployable combat aircraft to feature Garmin's G3000 tandem integrated flight deck.
INSIDER Sensors/Data Acquisition
Airbus and VDL Group have signed a partnership agreement for the development and manufacturing of a laser communication terminal for aircraft, known as UltraAir....
INSIDER Weapons Systems
A developmental test team from the 461st Flight Test Squadron conducted the first flight of an F-35 in the Technology Refresh 3 (TR-3) configuration at Edwards Air Force...
NASA has officially declared an end to the InSight mission, after recent attempts to communicate with the Mars lander were unsuccessful. The agency made the declaration on Dec. 15,...
Articles Robotics, Automation & Control
Remote and autonomous vehicles are now helping us make discoveries in places where humans cannot easily go.