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Manned Systems

COMVEC 2022: Electrification Is the Future for Defense Vehicles

The M1 Abrams main battle tank developed for the U.S. Army in the late 1970s remains the best tank in the world, according to Allison Transmission’s VP of Defense...

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Power

SAE International Extends Call for Abstracts, Seeks Submissions for AeroTech Conference

Engineering Events staff at SAE International in Warrendale, Pennsylvania, have extended the call for abstracts through September 21 for the...

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Internet of Things

Transforming Battlespace Communications

The Russian invasion in Ukraine has certainly raised the security stakes and intensified the need for simultaneous communications streams over a single platform.

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Weapons Systems

Loitering Munition

SPIKE FIRELFY is part of the SPIKE Family of precision guided electrooptical missile systems.

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Defense

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

Navmar Applied Sciences Corporation (NASC)
Warminster, PA
215-675-4949
www.nasc.com

Navmar Applied Sciences Corporation (NASC) announced the ongoing development of a new, multirole,...

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Data Acquisition

Modeling Space-Based Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) in Combat Simulations

During the 2021 Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Gap Forum, space intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) modeling was identified...

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Software

A Cost-Effective Way to Automate Industrial Processes

MBDA is one of the leading European manufacturers in the aerospace and armaments sector, specializing in the design of missiles and missile systems for the operational needs of the...

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Communications

A New Approach to Counter-UAS Technology

Drone warfare has become a critical component of modern-day military conflicts. Militant groups around the world, including those present in Gaza and Lebanon in the Middle East, and in Ukraine, are...

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Materials

Design Guidelines for Military and Aerospace PCBs

Printed Circuit Boards are the heart of the electronics industry. They are used in a diverse range of applications starting from consumer electronics to complicated aerospace and...

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Weapons Systems

Missile Defense System

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Haifa, Israel
972-73-3324710
www.rafael.co.il

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, the Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO), in the Directorate for Defense R&D of the...

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Weapons Systems

Foreign Counter-Unmanned Aerial Systems: Developments in the International Arms Markets

A growing number of counter-UAV systems are being offered by foreign vendors.

NASA Spinoff
Aerospace

Combating COVID-19 with Clean Air Tech

NASA-derived air-quality technologies help curtail the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.

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Weapons Systems

Improving Battlefield Connectivity for the Modern Warfighter

Military forces worldwide are adapting their equipment and operating models to new levels of operational intensity.

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Aerospace

Artificial Intelligence in the Battlespace

Key Considerations for a New Way of Fighting War

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Evaluation of Environmental Sensors in Training: Performance Outcomes and Symptoms during Airborne and Combatives Training

Investigating the feasibility and potential validity of using biomechanical environmental sensor technologies to improve the detection of potentially concussive events that could lead to mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI).

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Photonics/Optics

Armed Drone System

The SMART SHOOTER system successfully completed live firing tests and is currently under advanced stages of development.

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Weapons Systems

Electronic Warfare System

A technology targets multiple threats from different directions.

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Energy

Turning Thermal Energy into Electricity

Applications include power and energy, communications, and sensors.

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Manned Systems

Geopolitics: The Other Existential Threat

As I write this on Valentine’s Day, 105 Russian army battalions backed by over 500 tactical aircraft and 40 warships are poised for a blitzkrieg-style invasion of Ukraine. I don’t think...

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Data Acquisition

What System Designers Should Know About MOSA Standards

To rapidly respond to new threats, the DoD has a mandate to adopt a Modular Open Systems Approach.

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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.

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Weapons Systems

Robotic Rifle

SWORD Defense Systems recently unveiled its Special Purpose Unmanned Rifle (SPUR).

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Jamming Unit

The Explosive Ordnance Disposal jamming unit supports bomb disposal squads.

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Unmanned Systems

Integrated Remote Weapons Systems

The SAMSON turns a light vehicle into a lethal powerhouse on par with a main battle tank.

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Imaging

JADC2: Building the U.S. Military’s Internet of Things

The U.S. military's "Joint All Domain Command and Control" initiative wants to bring quick, seamless access to intelligence from any system in the battlefield.

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Motion Control

Computational Model Enables Robots to Learn New Concepts

The model allows robots to ask clarifying questions to soldiers.

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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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Manned Systems

Quality Management Experts Provide Guidance on AS9100 Standard, Equipment Calibration

Quality management professionals across the global aerospace and defense community discuss the AS9100 international standard, audits, and equipment...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Facility Focus: U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center

The "ERDC" helps solve problems in civil and military engineering, geospatial sciences, water resources, and environmental sciences.