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Sensors/Data Acquisition

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.

Articles
Unmanned Systems

Sensing Enters a New Era

More than 1.3 million people die on the world’s roadways each year and another 50 million are injured. While roadway safety has improved over time, all countries face formidable challenges in reducing the...

Application Briefs
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...

Articles
RF & Microwave Electronics

Test Strategies to Track Hypersonic Threats

Hypersonic weapons, unlike ballistic missiles, take unpredictable paths and can evade missile defense systems. To counter hypersonic technologies, radar engineers must build systems that have no...

Briefs
Communications

Terahertz Energy Focused by Credit Card-Sized Device to Generate High-Resolution Images

Researchers have created a device that enables them to electronically steer and focus a beam of terahertz electromagnetic energy with extreme precision....

Q&A
RF & Microwave Electronics

Q&A: Radar Imaging at Terahertz Frequencies

Professor Kenneth K. O. and his colleagues at The University of Texas at Dallas and Oklahoma State University have developed an innovative and affordable terahertz imager microchip that can enable...

News
Communications

Homing in on STEM Innovation

Constraints are sometimes just new ways to open doors. High school senior Victor Cai (above), an 18-year-old from Lehigh Valley in Pennsylvania, learned this lesson working on a short-range, narrow-bandwidth...

Articles
Unmanned Systems

How to Test a Cognitive EW System

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

Briefs
Imaging

Inverse Synthetic Aperture Radar

The high-bandwidth, high-resolution ISAR technology can be used to study subsurface structures.

Briefs
Materials

Inkjet Printing of Metamaterials

Metamaterials that manipulate microwave energy can be fabricated using low-cost inkjet printing.

Articles
Photonics/Optics

Expanding ADAS Roles for Radar and Cameras

Cameras and radar have become so widely used in advanced driver assist systems (ADAS) that it’d be easy to label them as commodities. The well-known technologies, in use in the automotive...

News
Imaging

Uhnder and Spartan to Partner on Hi-rez Radar

Two new players on the hardware and software side of advanced high-resolution automotive radars have announced a partnership. Austin, Texas-based Uhnder, which lays claim to the first...

Articles
RF & Microwave Electronics

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

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

Briefs
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.

Briefs
Photonics/Optics

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

Application Briefs
Weapons Systems

Airborne Early Warning and Control Sensor

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

News
Automotive

Imaging Radar Is the Next Big Thing

Radar is nothing new to the automotive industry. Vehicles have been equipped with radar for adaptive cruise control since the 1990s and many current models have as many as five radar sensors. While...

Briefs
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.

Articles
RF & Microwave Electronics

GM Announces Door-To-Door Ultra Cruise ADAS

GM has announced the next generation of its hands-free Super Cruise advanced driver-assist system (ADAS), upping the label to “Ultra Cruise.” GM claims the Ultra Cruise system, expected to...

Briefs
Aerospace

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.

Articles
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.

Articles
Weapons Systems

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.

News
Unmanned Systems

Vehicle Sensors Go Longer Range

Sensors are the frontline technology for advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and future vehicles with high-level (SAE Levels 4-5) automation. Designers at all levels are working to find the optimal...

Technology Report
Sensors/Data Acquisition

Radiated Emissions Testing Gathers Bandwidth

In a non-descript business park in Auburn Hills, Michigan, Bureau Veritas is conducting tests to help prevent electronic havoc. With today’s vehicles chock full of wired and wireless...

Briefs
Test & Measurement

High-Altitude Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) for Monitoring Meteorological Parameters

The system uses infrasonic acoustics for weather monitoring and for drone or UAV activity.

Articles
RF & Microwave Electronics

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.

Briefs
Test & Measurement

Radar Enables Touch-Free Monitoring of Heart Sounds

Mobile radar devices could replace standard stethoscopes.

Application Briefs
RF & Microwave Electronics

Through-Wall Imaging System

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

Articles
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.