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Weapons Systems

Leveraging New Technologies for Mil/Aero Electronic Systems

When new, critical technology becomes available, it must be quickly integrated into deployable systems for effective use by defense forces.

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Unmanned Systems

MOSA Enclosure Design for Military Systems

Modular Open Standard Architectures are popular for their inherent advantages of an open, multi-vendor system. They are the framework for Sensor Open Standard Architecture, which is widely mandated for projects in the tri-service community.

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Connectivity

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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Software

New Products: August 2022 Aerospace & Defense Technology

New Products for August 2022

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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

Virtual Flight-Test Campaign Paving Way for A321XLR’s First Flight

The construction and equipment installation phases for the three A321XLR flight-test aircraft are rapidly nearing completion in the FAL in Hamburg before the first of...

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Software

A-10 Warthog to Get New Mission Computer

Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RI&S), a Raytheon Technologies business, was recently awarded a $46.2 million firm-fixed-price Project-Level Agreement under the SOSSEC Consortium’s AFLCMC...

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Aerospace

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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Electronics & Computers

New Products: May 2022 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Rugged Conductive Cooled Computer

MPL (Dattwil, Switzerland) designed a new conductive cooled Xeon E-2276ME & i7-9850HE CPU system with integrated NVIDIA RTX 5000 GPU cards...

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Data Acquisition

Security IP Module

Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions Ashburn, VA
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Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions, a leading proponent of modular open systems approach (MOSA) based solutions, announced that it...

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Motion Control

New Products: April 2022 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Uninterruptible power supplies, single board computers, FPGA platforms, and more.

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Software

New Products: February 2022 Aerospace & Defense Technology

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

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RF & Microwave Electronics

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.

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Electronics & Computers

FPGAs and HPC

A study determined the value of Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) for high-performance computing (HPC) applications.

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Nanotechnology

Domestic Supply of Radiation Hardened by Design Microelectronics Technology to Expand

BAE Systems has been awarded a $60 million contract from the Army Contracting Command – Rock Island under the Cornerstone Other Transaction Authority...

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Electronics & Computers

Boeing Selects New Electric Power Generation System for B-52 Bomber

As part of the U.S. Air Force’s ongoing modernization efforts to keep the B-52 bomber flying into the 2050s, Boeing has selected Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon...

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Electronics & Computers

Egypt’s Apache Helicopter Fleet to Get Upgraded Sensor Systems

Lockheed Martin received a $102 million contract award to upgrade 25 of Egypt’s AH-64D Apaches to the E-model version of the aircraft. This modernization for the Egyptian...

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Defense

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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Connectivity

New Products: December 2021 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Single-board systems, self-encrypting drives, custom capacitor assemblies, and more.

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Photonics/Optics

Testing EMI Materials for Battlefield Applications

The testing of EMI materials must be rigorous and designed to predict performance over the lifetime of a material.

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Nanotechnology

Novel Whisker Mitigating Composite Conformal Coat Assessment

DoD electronics have an increased failure risk due to tin whisker short circuits, unless properly mitigated by design.

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Electronics & Computers

DOD Taking Measures to Protect Nuclear Weapons and Space Assets

The Defense Department relies on nuclear-armed bombers, submarines and intercontinental ballistic missiles, as well as space-based sensors, to provide a strategic deterrence...

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Software

New Products: October 2021 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Data recorders, conduction-cooled chassis, robot chargers, and more.

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Data Acquisition

Ruggedization of Electronics for Deployed Military Environments

Commercial-grade electronics will simply not survive in the extremes of military environments.

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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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RF & Microwave Electronics

New Products: August 2021 Aerospace & Defense Technology

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

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Weapons Systems

EW: New Challenges, Technologies, and Requirements

Developers of electronic warfare technologies must consider emerging U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) initiatives like Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA).

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Thermal Management Techniques in Avionics Cooling

Innovation is carrying airborne technologies farther and higher than ever before, and avionic cooling practices have had to evolve to keep up.

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Electronics & Computers

Spacesuit Flow Switch

A spacesuit design adds the precision Model AS-FS Flow Switch from FCI Aerospace.