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New Products

See the new products, including Mercury Systems' Direct RF system-on-module, TT Electronics' LRMAH2512 surface-mount technology shunt resistors, General Micro Systems' 1U and 2U “Shorty 4” servers, Sigma-Netics' thin-walled metal tubes, and much more.

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Application Briefs
Electronics & Computers

Grip Tab Active Controllers

Advanced Technology International has issued a $2.67 million contract to AeroVironment for the production of its Tomahawk Grip Tab Active (Grip TA) controllers, that will be managed by the U.S. Marine Corps Warfighting Lab (MCWL).

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Energy

All-Electric Nissan Ariya Handles Ultra-Cold Temps on Pole to Pole Trek

Chris and Julie Ramsey covered more than 33,000 km (20,505 miles) across three continents in an all-electric passenger vehicle from 1823’s magnetic North Pole to...

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Products
Electronics & Computers

New Products

See the new products, including SWIR Vision Systems' short-wavelength infrared imaging technology, Fischer Connectors' expanded set of cable assemblies for the KEYSTONE tactical hub, Interface Concept's 3U VPX Single Board Computer, Microchip's updated software design tools, and more.

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News
Design

The US Needs More Engineers. What’s the Solution?

A sustained, coordinated, and multipronged approach involving both public and private sector players is the single best way to ensure a continuous supply of skilled professionals.

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Propulsion

Airbus Starts Testing Airplane Wing That Changes Shape In-Flight

UpNext, an Airbus subsidiary "technology incubator," has completed the first flight of a modified Cessna Citation VII business jet that is flight testing components and...

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Aerospace

RAMFIRE Project Develops, Tests 3D-Printed Aluminum Rocket Engine Nozzle

NASA recently built and tested an additively-manufactured – or 3D printed – rocket engine nozzle made of aluminum, making it lighter than conventional nozzles...

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Design

Army to Advance Prototype Competition for Future Electric Light Reconnaissance Vehicle

The U.S. Army is preparing to issue an industry request for the development of an electric Light Reconnaissance Vehicle (eLRV), according to an Oct....

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Articles
Unmanned Systems

Simulation Developer RFpro Mimics Vehicle Sensors

U.K.-based simulation systems developer rFpro recently launched its new ‘ray-tracing’ simulation rendering technology, designed to replicate the way that vehicle sensors “see”...

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Products
Design

New Products

See the new products, including WAGO’s Compact Controller 100, RLC Electronics' gold plated OFHC copper bandpass filters, WINSYSTEMS' COMeT6-1100 COM Express® Type 6 Compact CPU module, and more.

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Weapons Systems

British Ministry of Defense Signs £90 Million Contract for New Assault Rifle

British troops will soon be more lethal on the battlefield, as a new £90 million contract delivers modern, high precision rifles.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Advanced Electrical Architectures Demand New Developmental Strategies

As the need for sophisticated functionality increases, high-performance computers and zone controllers could be the heart of next-generation vehicle electrical platforms.

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Application Briefs
Electronics & Computers

SHIP Prototype Computer Chip

The U.S. Department of Defense has celebrated a milestone achievement for the SHIP program with the delivery of the first SHIP prototype devices from Intel and Qorvo to BAE Systems.

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Power

NXP Processors Evolve to Enable Software-Defined Vehicles

As efforts to develop software-defined vehicles (SDVs) intensify, the technology that powers vehicles loaded with increasingly sophisticated computing, networks, connectivity,...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Collins Opens $14 Million Aerospace Additive Manufacturing Facility in Iowa

Collins Aerospace celebrated the opening of a $14 million expansion to its additive manufacturing facility in West Des Moines, Iowa last week. The 9,000 square...

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News
Manufacturing & Prototyping

Advanced Electrical Architectures Demand New Developmental Strategies

A few days after speaking with Danny Shapiro, vice president, automotive at NVIDIA, a developer of systems-on-a-chip (SoCs) with performances measured in trillions of...

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News
Design

Study: Information Desert Leaves Many Suppliers in EV Dust Bowl

Inadequate information about domestic and Japanese automakers’ product timelines and strategic plans relating to the transition from ICE-powered vehicles to EVs has...

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Articles
Software

Software-defined... Headache?

The “software-defined vehicle” is the auto industry’s latest fascination. Probably with due cause, as engineers and other experts and analysts understand that the vehicle-electrification transformation rests on the back of software.

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Articles
Design

Simulation Vs. Organizational Inertia

At VI-grade’s Zero Prototypes Summit in Udine, Italy, 270 of the company’s partners, customers and suppliers shared their successes using the company’s simulators in tire, ADAS and full...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Defense Leaders Developing Standards to Improve Battery Acquisition Process

Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen H. Hicks has made clear a healthy battery supply chain is essential for military capabilities and national security — and...

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Design

New Lockheed Martin Partnership Targets Domestic Semiconductor Manufacturing

Lockheed Martin has partnered with GlobalFoundries to advance U.S.-based semiconductor manufacturing and innovation and to increase the security, reliability...

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Articles
Energy

Key Design Considerations for Automated Production of EV Batteries

Examining an EV battery degassing automated cell that is widely installed across the industry exemplifies many design features.

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Products
Electronics & Computers

New Products

See the new products, including an ultrasonic knife cutter, a COTS card, a micro-coaxial cable, TI processors, broadband capacitors, and much more.

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Executive Viewpoints
Design

Driver-In-The-Loop for Off-Highway Development

Driver-in-the-loop (DIL) simulators have become an essential tool for passenger-car OEMs and suppliers, for cutting development time and cost and delivering a better product. In the past 20...

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Products
Energy

New Products

See the new products, including a battery management system, a battery simulator, a battery charger, and much more.

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News
Manned Systems

Hyundai’s Fuel-Cell Dreams Remain Xcient

Hyundai’s fuel-cell truck fleet is growing. The company is about to bring a fleet of hydrogen-powered 6x4 Xcient Fuel Cell Class 8 tractors to the U.S. It displayed one of the large cabs at...

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Technical Innovation
Connectivity

ZF Premieres AxTrax 2 Electric Axle Platform at ACT Expo

ZF unveiled its all-new AxTrax 2 electric axle platform at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Anaheim, California. The fully integrated and modular e-powertrain...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

NIST Outlines Vision for a National Semiconductor Technology Center

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released a paper outlining its vision and strategy for a National Semiconductor...

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News
Software

Defrosting Tech Saves EV Battery Energy

Turning on the heater in most EVs can be a range-killing decision due to the power draw of the vehicle’s HVAC. But while cold feet reluctantly is a better option than not arriving at your...

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