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New Products: September 2022 Aerospace & Defense Technology

New products in September 2022.

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Energy

SAE International Extends Call for Abstracts, Seeks Submissions for AeroTech Conference

Engineering Events staff at SAE International in Warrendale, Pennsylvania, have extended the call for abstracts through September 21 for the...

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Unmanned Systems

Racetrack Simulation Hits the (Public) Road

Simulation techniques have become a vital tool in vehicle development, enabling shorter development time, fewer prototypes, and reduced costs. When used in motorsport, the advantages gained...

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Test & Measurement

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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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Digitalization in the Aerospace Sector

The aerospace and defense industry has laid ambitious plans to reconcile mobility with sustainability. Sustainable aviation fuels, electrification, hydrogen-powered aircraft and eVTOLS (electric...

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Defense

Gray Wolf Missile Design Combines Digital Engineering, Open Architecture

As part of the U.S. Air Force WeaponONE Digital Enterprise Program, researchers are combining the strengths of digital engineering and open-architecture designs to...

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Software

Sierra Space Hoping to Revolutionize Space Exploration Xcelerator

Sierra Space, a commercial space company involved in creating and building the future of space transportation and infrastructure for Low Earth orbit (LEO)...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

How to Test a Cognitive EW System

Cognition in EW systems is an important element in achieving dominance of the electromagnetic spectrum.

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Defense

Air Force Awards $100 Million to Continue B-1 Digital Engineering Program

The B-1 System Program Office (SPO) recently awarded a six-year, $100 million follow-on contract to Wichita State University’s National Institute for Aviation...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Bell’s Autonomous Pod Transport Demos Ground-Based Detect and Avoid Flight

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company, announced the Autonomous Pod Transport’s (APT) successful demonstration of a ground-based Detect and Avoid (DAA)...

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Software

Space Industry Test Challenges

Avionics engineering teams should minimize testing time to accelerate the pace of innovation required for the next era of space exploration.

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Software

Addressing Electromagnetic Compatibility in the Context of Aircraft Electrification

In the current context of aircraft electrification, the aerospace industry needs to address increased design complexity and higher levels of integration,...

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Aerospace

Simulating a Smooth Ride to Stabilize Air Taxis

When air taxis begin shuttling us around, the rides they offer will need to be safe and smooth. These small electric aircraft will be nimble enough to operate in cities, but sudden...

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Test & Measurement

New Products: December 2021 Aerospace & Defense Technology

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

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Software

An Automated System for Multi-Physics Modeling

See how domain-specific tools easily translate scientific thinking into high-performance code.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

New Products: October 2021 Aerospace & Defense Technology

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

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Weapons Systems

Loitering Munitions Systems

The Hero-30 Loitering Munition System incorporates a high level of precision attack and abort capabilities.

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Industry Invited to Participate in AeroTech Aerospace and Defense Technical Program

SAE International is inviting global participation in its AeroTech® aerospace and defense technology conference and exhibition, which is for the first...

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Electronics & Computers

New Products: September 2021 Aerospace & Defense Technology

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

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Aerospace

Automated Flight Control System for Drone Swarms

An automated system was developed that enables an operator to control a small fleet of up to 10 drones from a single ground station. The operator indicates the mission to be undertaken...

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Aerospace

Formal Process Modeling to Improve Human-Decision-Making During Test and Evaluation Range Control

Innoslate software tool formally models the process of conducting test range events.

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Test & Measurement

Ka-Band Front-End Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits (MMICs) and Transmit/Receive (T/R) Modules Testing

Gallium nitride monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) technology has superior performance in power amplifier applications.

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Imaging

New Products: June 2021 Aerospace & Defense Technology

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

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Software

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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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

New Products: May 2021 Aerospace & Defense Technology

4D radar sensors, edge databases, 3D simulation platforms, and more.

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Aerospace

Developing New Anti-Drone Radar Technology

IRIS was designed to be easily lifted, transported and deployed and redeployed as needed, which is pretty unusual for most radar systems.

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Energy

Thin Explosive Films Provide Snapshot of How Detonations Start

Using thin films — no more than a few pieces of notebook paper thick — of a common explosive chemical, researchers from Sandia National Laboratories studied how...

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Software

New Products: April 2021 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Conductive gaskets, an explosive atmosphere test branch, and hydraulic aircraft sealing systems.

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Aerospace

The Future of Aircraft Electrification

Advancements in electric and autonomous vehicles have sparked renewed excitement about the integration of battery power in aviation.