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Defense

The Next Generation of Mission-Critical Communications Infrastructure is Here

The critical role of spectrum superiority in the success of battlefield campaigns is evidenced by the enormous investments being made in electronic warfare (EW)...

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Aerospace

The Effect of Failing to Recapitalize the B-52H Defensive Avionics System on Future Operations

The Air Force upgraded the B-52 aircraft with an Avionics Midlife Improvement program.

Application Briefs
Imaging

Tactical Data Link Software

This was the first UAS application in a Navy exercise for the proven capabilities of LinkPRO software.

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Data Acquisition

Taking the Tactical Cloud with You Small Form Factor, Modular Data Centers at the Edge of the Battlefield

The US Army, Air Force, and Navy are actively looking to new programs such as Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2) to ensure warfighters have maximum situational awareness.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Secure Wireless Communication System

pureLiFi has announced a new deal to supply the US Army Europe and Africa with Kitefin™, a next generation optical wireless communication system

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Data Acquisition

Modeling a UAV-Based Mesh Network to Analyze Latency and Throughput

Improving network technology through effective systems architecture can ensure better communication between a ground station and multiple UAVs.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

WIAMan Technology Demonstrator Sensor Codes Conforming to International Organization for Standardization/Technical Standard (ISO/TS) 13499

The Warrior Injury Assessment Manikin (WIAMan) Project is in the process of developing anthropomorphic test devices.

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Weapons Systems

High-Speed Data Cables for Fighter Aircraft

Harbour Industries will manufacture low-loss coax and high-speed data cables used on Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II 5th generation fighter aircraft.

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Software

Virtual Factories Accelerate Collaboration, Advance Technologies

The Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM), a non-profit consortium based in Prince George County, Virginia, uses a 3D visualization lab to expand beyond the...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Boeing’s Next EcoDemonstrator Test Bed Will Be a 777

The Boeing Company is kicking off a new round of flight-testing to research approximately 50 technology projects related to safety, environmental sustainability, and passenger...

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Aerospace

Argus Makes Fleet Protection Cybersecurity Available to Both Automotive and Aircraft Fleets

Vehicle connectivity is beginning to unlock a range of benefits – from airline and rideshare fleet management and predictive maintenance to...

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Green Design & Manufacturing

New Zealand and LeoLabs Establish the First Low-Earth Orbit Regulatory Platform

LeoLabs, Inc. of Menlo Park, California has deployed the world's first dedicated regulatory platform for low-Earth orbit (LEO): the Space Regulatory and...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

L3 Makes Its C-130 Modernization Package Available to Global Operators

As of 2015, more than 2,500 Lockheed Martin (née Lockheed) C-130 Hercules military transport aircraft have been built and delivered. Originally developed in the...

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Software

Airbus Will Lean on Start-Ups and Research Institutes for Europe’s Future Combat Air System

Airbus intends to closely cooperate with start-ups, sole subject matter experts (SMEs), and research institutes – especially in the software...

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Weapons Systems

ANSYS Will Help Airbus Develop AI-Enabled Flight Controls for the FCAS Program’s Autonomous Wingmen

Airbus Defence and Space, a division of Airbus SE, is partnering with Pittsburgh-based ANSYS, Inc. to develop software for advanced...

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Defense

SAE International Establishes a New AI Standards Committee at Le Bourget

SAE International announced the formation of a new artificial intelligence (AI) standards committee during the 53rd International Paris Air Show. The SAE G-34...

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Regulations/Standards

SAE Course Delivers an Introduction to the Latest Aviation Cybersecurity Essentials

As of 2019, the only acceptable mean of compliance (AMC) for U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and European Union Aviation Safety Agency aviation...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Cepton Technology’s Newest Highspeed Lidar Sensor Can Spot a Tow Hitch on a Vehicle Traveling 50 Miles per Hour

Cepton Technologies, Inc., a San Jose, California-based 3D lidar developer, has added a line scanning lidar (light...

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Automotive

Sikorsky’s Autonomous Black Hawk Helicopter Takes Flight

Lockheed Martin Corporation subsidiary Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation tested a new full-authority, fly-by-wire flight control technology kit for the first time on a Sikorsky...

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Propulsion

Wind River and Airbiquity Partner to Update Autonomous and Connected Vehicle Software Through Cloud-Based, Over-The-Air Technology

Wind River Systems, Inc. is partnering with Airbiquity, Inc. to develop a solution to proactively manage the...

Articles
Software

The FACE™ of Military Modernization

U.S. rival countries have been rapidly modernizing their militaries, with publicized advances that pose credible challenges to U.S. supremacy in all aspects of warfare: air, land, sea, space and...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Designing for Compressive Sensing: Compressive Art, Camouflage, Fonts, and Quick Response Codes

Compressive sensing (CS) is a relatively new field that has caused a lot of excitement in the signal processing community. It has superseded...

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Aerospace

Cellular Satellites: Joint Communications with Integrated Acquisition

It’s a familiar image: a soldier crouching with a radio next to a spidery antenna pointing skyward to reach a distant satellite. But that view of military communications...

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Defense

Countering Cybersecurity Threats Against Unmanned Vehicle Systems

As the use of UASs and UAVs increase in the modern battlefield, the need to secure these weapon platforms is of increasing importance as any flaw could have catastrophic...

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Electronics & Computers

Open Generic Avionics Architectures and Distributed Processing Using Ethernet and VPX

The backplane and hardware module standards help to increase part commonality and the reuse of components in different system architectures and...

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Physical Sciences

Evaluating a Data Clustering Approach for Lifecycle Facility Control

Given the current emphasis on sustainability, there is a growing interest in monitoring various facets of building resource consumption. Building monitoring and automation...

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Electronics & Computers

Designing Rugged, Standards-Based Embedded Solutions

It can be argued that small form factor design trends are paradoxical. As form factor size decreases, functionality requirements increase; as processing power requirements heighten, lower...

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Data Acquisition

Software Design for CFD Rotary-Wing Aeromechanics Modeling

Helicopter flight involves many multidisciplinary physics problems that are difficult to predict with today’s engineering modeling and simulation tools. Rotor aerodynamic systems...

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Aerospace

Choosing Your RF Design Environment Flow

You can’t build a house without blueprints. So why do so many RF design flows try to build a board without a schematic? Most often, this crude process comes about due to lack of availability of RF...