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Aerospace

5G Cellular to 5G.MIL® Pilot Network Data Transfer Demonstrated

Lockheed Martin and AT&T securely and rapidly transferred UH-60M Black Hawk health and usage data through an AT&T 5G private cellular network and Lockheed...

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Design

Hybrid Circulators for mmWave Systems

Circulators are primarily used in transmit-receive systems such as point-to-point radio and radar.

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Electronics & Computers

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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Electronics & Computers

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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Unmanned Systems

Drone-Mounted Search and Rescue Technology

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Aerospace

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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Communications

Next-Generation Polar is Indispensable in Highly Contested Space

On the battlefield, snipers rarely work alone. Snipers act as part of a system with a spotter who surveys a wide area to identify potential targets.

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Unmanned Systems

How AI And Supervised Autonomy Will Change Combat

In the cockpit of a fifth-generation fighter, somewhere high over the ocean, an Air Force pilot gets a heads-up: hostile fighters are airborne and closing. The call didn’t come over the...

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Imaging

Mounted Troops to Get High-Tech Situational Awareness Tools

Mounted armored vehicles such as the Bradley have long been used as heavy weapons platforms with long range sensors to hunt targets and provide armored transportation to...

Products
Photonics/Optics

New Products: February 2022 Aerospace & Defense Technology

CAD software, torque sensors, HD lenses, and more.

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Connectivity

DoD Increases Order for Hardened Military GPS Modules

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has executed a $316 million contract option for BAE Systems’ advanced M-Code Global Positioning System (GPS) modules, raising the contract funding...

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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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Defense

The Return of Global MilSatCom

After being forced to go virtual in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, SMi Group's 23rd annual Global MilSatCom Conference & Exhibition returns to being an in-person event on November 2-4, 2021, in...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

SKYNET and the UK Ministry of Defense

The first day of Global MilSatCom 2021 will primarily focus on the UK Ministry of Defence's (MoD) SATCOM needs and capabilities, with particular emphasis on their SKYNET Enduring Capability ( SKEC )...

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Aerospace

MILSATCOM and the United States Space Force

Officially formed in December 2019 as a separate and distinct branch of the United States armed forces and organized under the Department of the Air Force, the United States Space Force is...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

An International Perspective on Military Satellite Communications

If you're interested in what the US and UK's allies around the world are doing in the MILSATCOM arena, Day 3's presentations should answer many of those questions.

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Communications

Adding Predictability to Fleet Communications During Solar Flares

Suppose a U.S. Navy destroyer is operating in the Western Pacific and is impacted by the effects of a massive solar flare that has caused a ripple effect across the globe,...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

New Products: September 2021 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Mezzanine modules, voltage-controlled oscillators, cold-weather servo motors, and more.

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Communications

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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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

New Products: August 2021 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Coaxial connectors, tactical servers, test benches, surge protectors, and more.

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Information Technology

Special Forces Get a Small, Powerful Cyber Support Device

U.S. Special Operations Forces have a new aid in the fight against cyber-attacks. The Tactical Key Loader (TKL) cryptographic key device, which answers the Army’s call for the...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Designing for the Connected Battlespace

Makers of 'Solider as a System' technologies must confront significant bandwidth and size, weight, and power (SWaP) constraints.

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Army Technique Enhances Robot Battlefield Operations

Army researchers developed a technique that allows robots to remain resilient when faced with intermittent communication losses on the battlefield. The technique, called α-shape,...

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AR/AI

AFRL Completes Golden Horde Collaborative Small Diameter Bomb Demo

The Air Force Golden Horde Vanguard program successfully completed a second flight test of its collaborative weapon technologies using four Collaborative Small Diameter...

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Unmanned Systems

Making UAVs Self-Sufficient

Army researchers developed an approach that allows a rotary wing unmanned air vehicle (UAV) to land on a moving unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) without the aid of GPS and recharge before moving on. Teams of...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Army and Universities Deploy New Warfighter Communication Technology

To maintain longer-range wireless communication, a new controller deploys robots that form antenna arrays.

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Connectivity

Vehicle Safety Communications Landscape Clarified with Controversial FCC Ruling

After years of transportation-industry tussle over competing technologies to enable communications between vehicles and a “connected” environment, the...

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Communications

Air Force Research Team Patents New Tunable Radio Frequency Filter

Air Force Research Laboratory scientists recently patented a new tunable radio frequency (RF) filter design. The new design is for a smaller, lighter, less expensive...

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Data Acquisition

Quantifying Autonomous Soaring on a Surveillance and Communications Relay Mission

Research demonstrates that a surveillance mission is still achievable by unmanned vehicles while performing autonomous soaring.