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New Transatlantic Partnership Targets Hall Thrusters for Spacecraft Electric Propulsion

Pulsar Fusion has announced a new trans-Atlantic partnership funded by the U.K. Space Agency (UKSA) between the space propulsion system manufacturer...

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Technical Innovation
Unmanned Systems

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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Robotics, Automation & Control

Navy to Start Using Autonomous Cold Spray Metallization Technology for H-1 Helicopter Maintenance

Following years of rigorous testing and evaluation, a cold spray metallization technology that was initially demonstrated at Fleet...

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Defense

Autonomous Black Hawk® Flies Missions Without Pilots on Board

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) have successfully demonstrated to the U.S. Army for the first time how an...

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Aerospace

The Distributed Extreme Environment Drive System (DEEDS)

DEEDS is made up of a highly capable avionic motion control system that is integrated with a modular mechanical drive system.

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Technical Innovation
Manufacturing & Prototyping

EV Startup Prepares to Enter Commercial Market with Novel EAxle

Startup commercial electric vehicle manufacturer Harbinger is on a torrid work pace. Design, CAE simulation, supplier sourcing, test vehicle builds and other engineering...

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Technical Innovation
Communications

Rexroth Takes Aim at Electrification for Off-Highway Vehicles

Bosch Rexroth recently invited SAE Media to attend EMPAC, their Electrified Mobile Product & Application Conference in Schaumburg, Illinois. The show featured many of...

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Aerospace

Collins Aerospace Completes Preliminary Design of 1MW Electric Motor

Collins Aerospace has completed Preliminary Design Review of the 1-megawatt electric motor and motor controller it’s developing for Pratt & Whitney Canada’s...

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Road Ready
Propulsion

Hyundai Puts the N in Performance

Just a decade ago, the idea of Hyundai challenging the industry’s established performance brands would have elicited snickers from many executives and engineers. Hyundai’s best effort in the sports...

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Software

Lockered and Loaded

Udelv knows its delivery trucks need to traverse highways and byways safely, but that’s a secondary function.

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Motion Control

Predicting Mobility in MILITARY OPERATIONAL SCENARIOS

On the battlefield, mobility is the key to survivability. It is crucial for commanders to know which vehicle(s) to deploy on what terrain(s).

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Technology Report
Power

Valve Cuts NVH in GDI Engines

When an automotive manufacturer struggled with the release of a new fuel-injection engine technology, the company required an immediate solution.

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Original Equipment
Manufacturing & Prototyping

Mellor Bus Stresses Lightweight Construction for New Midsized Battery-Electric Buses

U.K.-based bus manufacturer Mellor Bus has recently launched a completely new range of battery-electric midsized buses under the Sigma brand name.

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Power

Overcoming Challenges and Boosting Productivity for EV Battery and E-Axle Testing

Create systems that efficiently and accurately complete testing cycles.

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Design

GE Concludes Phase 1 Testing on XA100 Adaptive Cycle Engine

GE has concluded phase 1 testing on its second XA100 adaptive cycle engine as part of the U.S. Air Force’s Adaptive Engine Transition Program (AETP). Phase 1 testing took...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

New Products

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

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Application Briefs
Aerospace

Precision Micromotors

The Mars helicopter features six brushed DC motors.

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Application Briefs
RF & Microwave Electronics

Small UAV Satcom System

Honeywell’s Small UAV SATCOM system weighs just only 1 kilogram.

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Briefs
Materials

Fabrication and Testing of High-Speed Single-Rotor and Compound-Rotor Systems

The X2 Technology Demonstrator recently achieved a level flight speed over 250 knots, proving the basic concept of the coaxial compound configuration.

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Design

Corvette Hybrid Development Defies GM’s All-Electric Mantra

General Motors’ leadership has advised the world that the company is going battery-electric, full stop. Investments topping $35 billion during the first half of this decade...

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Products
Test & Measurement

New Products

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

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Technical Innovation
RF & Microwave Electronics

Terzo Strives to Electrify Fluid Power

The intricacies of a traditional hydraulic system are typically where technical issues arise, according to Mike Terzo, CEO of Terzo Power Systems. Simplifying the inherent complexity of fluid power...

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Materials

Powering Better Battlefield Drones

A drop-in solution for stator production could translate into tactical, operational, and strategic battlefield advantages.

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Briefs
Motion Control

Investigation of Flight Dynamics and Controls for a Solar-Tracker-Mounted UAV

A new study explores the dynamics behavior of the parallel mechanism mounted UAV.

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News
Manufacturing & Prototyping

Hyundai Details First EV-Dedicated Vehicle Architecture

The Hyundai Motor Group on December 1 revealed E-GMP, its first vehicle architecture dedicated for electric vehicles (EVs). The E-GMP platform is oriented around a rear-wheel-drive...

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Products
Data Acquisition

New Products

Position sensors, surveillance systems, microwave tuners, and more.

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Electronics & Computers

How Solid-State Technology Impacts A&D Equipment Testing

Learn how to provide accurate power sources with adjustable voltages and frequencies during the test cycle.

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Application Briefs
Energy

Electric-Powered Warship

The first full-electric power and propulsion surface combatant, the USS Zumwalt, has been delivered to the US Navy.

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Application Briefs
Defense

Mars Rover Electric Motors

A number of maxon's precision DC and BLDC motors were designed into the Perseverance rover.

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