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Aerospace

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.

Products
Photonics/Optics

New Products: June 2021 Aerospace & Defense Technology

A folded zoom lens, miniature rotary encoders, starter generator control, and more.

Briefs
Aerospace

Stochastic Surveillance and Distributed Coordination

Designing fast and unpredictable motion strategies for robotic surveillance agents in complex environments using Markov chain modeling and optimization methods.

Products
Materials

New Products and Services: December 2020 Aerospace Manufacturing & Machining

Optical adhesives, radar test equipment, welding positioners, and more.

Products
Electronics & Computers

New Products: December 2020 Aerospace & Defense Technology

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

Application Briefs
Manufacturing & Prototyping

Turbine Rotor Assembly Systems

RPI UK has installed two integrated rotor measurement and assembly platforms (iMAPs) at Atlanta-based Delta Airlines;

Briefs
Unmanned Systems

Validation of Architecture Models for Coordination of Unmanned Air and Ground Vehicles via Experimentation

Using the relationship of system architecture products and model-based systems engineering analysis, a UAV-UGV team can collaboratively conduct the structured, rudimentary tasks necessary to find a person in distress.

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

The Three Rs of Analog Position Sensor-Based Mechanical Measurements

Learn about Repeatability, Resolution, and Response.

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Transportation

New Navigation System Enables Critical Assured PNT in Contested Environments

Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., has been selected by the U.S. Army to provide a next-generation Mounted Assured Positioning,...

News
Sensors/Data Acquisition

Answering Your Questions: How Will the Military Use Motion Control Technology?

A Tech Briefs reader asks: What's next with military motion control?

Products
Electronics & Computers

New Products: October 2019 Aerospace & Defense Technology

CT Software Solutions

Volume Graphics (Charlotte, NC) announced the latest generation of its software solutions for non-destructive quality assurance with industrial...

Application Briefs
Defense

Unmanned Helicopter Drone

A Robinson-22 helicopter converted into an unmanned drone successfully completed in-air programmed missions.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Army Showcases New Electronic Warfare Tech

The Army is advancing its ground-based precision navigation and timing (PNT) technology to counter spoofing threats and improve operations in a multi-domain environment.

Articles
Motion Control

Air Caster Technology

If there is a prime example of the need for friction-free, precise and delicate equipment movement in the aerospace and defense industries, satellite positioning during the testing cycle should be at the top of the...

Articles
RF & Microwave Electronics

NASA Eyes GPS at the Moon for Artemis Missions

The Global Positioning System (GPS), a satellite-based navigation system used by an estimated four billion people worldwide to figure out where they are on Earth at any moment, could be used to...

Products
Test & Measurement

New Products: August 2019 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Temperature Elements for Flight-Critical Equipment

FCI Aerospace’s (San Marcos, CA) AS-TE Temperature Element Series sensors utilize precision resistance temperature...

Products
Motion Control

New Products: June 2019 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Lange Couplers

The construction and port orientation of the Lange Coupler from SemiGen (Londonderry, NH) makes it useful as both a power combiner and splitter for RF and...

Products
Imaging

New Products: May 2019 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Ultra-Low Temperature Elastomer

Greene Tweed’s (Kulpsville, PA) Fusion™ FKM 665, a new generation, ultra-low-temperature and chemical-resistant elastomer, was specifically...

Articles
Aerospace

Hydraulic Cylinder Position Sensor Technology

As the demand for greater control and functionality increases, position-sensor-instrumented hydraulic cylinders are becoming more important in the heavy industry, mobile equipment, and subsea...

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Materials

Thermoplastic Drive Shaft System Developed for Aerospace Applications

herone GmbH, (Dresden, Germany) recently won the prestigious 2019 JEC Innovation Awards, in the Aerospace application category. The winning application was the...

Products
Imaging

New Products: December 2018 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Round TFT LCD Displays

Data Image (Winter Park, FL) has announced new round TFT LCD color displays in two sizes: 3" and 4.2" in diameter. They can be used as digital...

Application Briefs
Manufacturing & Prototyping

Custom Flexible Shafts

S.S. White Technologies
St. Petersburg, FL
727-626-2800
www.sswhite.net

S.S. White Technologies, a company that specializes in the design and manufacture of flexible shafts and related assemblies, is...

Articles
Propulsion

Using Electromagnetic Brakes to Keep Thrust Reversers IN PLACE

Applying reverse thrust redirecting engine power to oppose the direction of travel is a standard technique for decelerating aircraft after touchdown. The approach saves wear on...

Products
Electronics & Computers

New Products: October 2018 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Microstepping Motor Driver

US Digital (Vancouver, WA) announced the release of the MD3 Programmable Microstepping Motor Driver, capable of driving motors from NEMA size 14...

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Aerospace

Forget Joysticks – Use Your Torso to Pilot Drones

Imagine piloting a drone using the movements of your torso only and leaving your head free to look around, much like a bird. Your torso is more intuitive – and more precise –...

Products
Motion Control

New Products: December 2017 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Boundary-Scan Test Hardware Interface

JTAG Technologies (Eindhoven, the Netherlands) announced the immediate release of a new JTAG/boundary-scan test hardware interface...