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RF & Microwave Electronics

Vehicle-Mounted Tactical Radars

Blighter will be supplying its B422 180-degree ground surveillance e-scanning radar in a vehicle-mounted configuration to be fitted to a six-wheeled UGV.

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Aerospace

Missile Protection System

BIRD Aerosystems Herzliya, Israel
+972 9-972-5700
www.birdaero.com

BIRD Aerosystems, a global provider of defense technology and solutions that protect the air, sea, and land fleets of governments and...

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Aerospace

How to Test a Cognitive EW System

Cognition in EW systems is an important element in achieving dominance of the electromagnetic spectrum.

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Tubing & Extrusion

Microtube Technology: A Catalyst for Next-Gen Aerospace Thermal Control

Intergalactic, an aerospace thermal management company, has an inventive approach to heat exchangers.

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Aerospace

Development of a 94 GHz Radar System for Dedicated Bird Detection at Airports and Airfields

BIRDAR™ detected small birds at distances of 1.2 to 1.3 km and large birds.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Infrared Systems for Tactical Aviation: An Evolution in Military Affairs?

See why the military is trying to understand the chaotic evolutionary development of infrared (IR) systems

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Airborne Early Warning and Control Sensor

The 737 Airborne Early Warning & Control (AEW&C) system provides a long-range picture of the battlespace.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Cylindrical Array Radar: Comparison to Multi-Faced Systems for Horizon Surveillance and Application to Ubiquitous Radar

Small platforms play a pivotal role in the modern Navy.

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Data Acquisition

Coastal Lidar and Radar Imaging System (CLARIS) Lidar Data Report

The Army analyzed shoreline change, dune volume, beach volume, beach slope, and cumulative elevation change along the northern Outer Banks of North Carolina.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Migrating Advanced Signal Processing Technology to Rugged SFF Platforms

By enabling distributed system architectures, SFF systems and subsystems solve many of the toughest problems facing embedded system designers.

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Test & Measurement

Radar Recording Proves Next-Level System Performance

As radar and electronic warfare systems contend with an increasingly crowded environment, recording tests, interactions, and conflicts provide valuable insight.

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Weapons Systems

Making Fully Digital Beamforming for Radar and Electronic Warfare Applications a Reality

Learn how passive components inside arrays have evolved to enable fully digital beamforming.

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Imaging

Through-Wall Imaging System

The Xaver™ LR80 (XLR80) system detects live objects behind walls, at distances of over 100 meters.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Developing New Anti-Drone Radar Technology

IRIS was designed to be easily lifted, transported and deployed and redeployed as needed, which is pretty unusual for most radar systems.

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Unmanned Systems

3D Radar

Numerica announced the development of a new U.S.-made, short-range surveillance radar for counter unmanned aircraft systems (C-UAS).

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Improving Transmit/Receive Module Test Accuracy and Throughput

A vector network analyzer (VNA) extension unit can support a wide range of measurements in a compact, individually configurable design.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Air Force Technology Tracks “Sporadic E”

A phenomenon called “Sporadic E” naturally occurs in the upper atmosphere and disrupts radio waves.

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Photonics/Optics

'Boaring' in on Vehicle-To-Animal Road Safety

A wild boar can ruin a driver’s day — and a lot more. Hitting one of these fast-running (up to 25 mph/40 km/h) and heavy (up to 400 lb/181 kg in the southern U.S.) porkers when they dart...

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Test & Measurement

Manufacturer Reduces Risk and Improves Quality of Military Radar Receivers

Radar receiver sensitivity is critical for electronic warfare (EW) applications.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Detection with Quantum Radar

A new radar prototype utilizes quantum entanglement as a method of object detection.

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Unmanned Systems

Lunewave Promises Low-Cost Radar with High-Performance 360-Degree View

Radar sensing has been used for various functions in passenger vehicles for more than two decades. Like all sensors intended an automated vehicle (AV), radar has...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Battle Command System

Three companies demonstrated rapid and functional integration during simulated threat scenarios that included simultaneous engagements.

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Aerospace

Co-Prime Frequency and Aperture Design for HF Surveillance, Wideband Radar Imaging, and Nonstationary Array Processing

A co-prime array uses two uniform linear subarrays to construct an effective difference coarray with certain desirable characteristics, such as a high number of degrees-of-freedom for DOA estimation. In this case, the co-prime...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Photonic Microwave Generation Using On-Chip Optical Frequency Combs

A key building block of microwave photonics is optical frequency combs, which provide hundreds of equidistant and mutually coherent laser lines.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Software-Defined Analog Filters: A Paradigm Shift in Radio Filter Performance and Capability

In many applications, conventional filters fall short.

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Electronics & Computers

SDR Interface for the NeXtRAD Multistatic Radar System

Learn about the multistatic data that can be collected on maritime targets.

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Semiconductors & ICs

S-Band Radar Systems

Artillery in the wrong hands pose an increased risk to the safety of U.S. service members, allies and civilians.

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Defense

Influence of Leading-Edge Oscillatory Blowing on Time-Accurate Dynamic Store Separation

Developing an understanding of, and potentially controlling, pitch bifurcation could improve weapons delivery.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Autonomous Multi-Sensor Maritime Awareness System

BIRD Aerosystems officially launched the OSCAR - Ocean Surveillance Control and Reconnaissance technology.