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5G Cellular to 5G.MIL® Pilot Network Data Transfer Demonstrated

Lockheed Martin and AT&T securely and rapidly transferred UH-60M Black Hawk health and usage data through an AT&T 5G private cellular network and Lockheed...

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Test & Measurement

New Products: September 2022 Aerospace & Defense Technology

New products in September 2022.

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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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Test & Measurement

Engineers Assess Flow Quality in Wind Tunnel Test Facility

Engineers at the National Full-Scale Aerodynamics Complex don’t always go with the flow. They realize that flow must be examined from time to time, as good flow quality is...

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Test & Measurement

New Technology Demonstrated During Arctic Exercise

During a multi-service exercise, the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) successfully demonstrated a...

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Data Acquisition

B-21 Raider Passes First Loads Calibration Test

In early May, Northrop Grumman successfully completed the first — and most critical — loads calibration test of the first B-21 aircraft. The recent test is one of three major conditions...

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Propulsion

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

New Products: February 2022 Aerospace & Defense Technology

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

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

New Products: December 2021 Aerospace & Defense Technology

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

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Electronics & Computers

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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Test & Measurement

Kauai Test Facility Launches Its Largest Missile

The largest missile ever to launch from Sandia’s Kauai Test Facility in Hawaii has shown the storied test range is still growing to meet the testing needs of advanced weapons systems....

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Aerospace

Satellite Paves the Way for Improved Storm Tracking

Microwave radiometers on current satellites are about the size of a washing machine. On TROPICS’ small satellites, the radiometers are about the size of a coffee mug.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

New Weapons Testing System Produces Richer Data, Saves Time and Money

A team of Sandia National Laboratories engineers developed a new testing capability in support of its nuclear weapons mission. The team completed their first...

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Test & Measurement

Space-Qualified Crystal Oscillators

Learn the performance parameters that must be considered when choosing the optimum quartz crystal oscillator for a space application.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Software Enables New-Age, Flexible Test Solution for Analog and Digital Radios

Radios are a staple of naval operations but their standards must change to keep up with the times.

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Test & Measurement

Open System Software for Critical Applications

Make sure that you have a fully integrated, automated approach to test and requirements traceability.

Application Briefs
Propulsion

Navigation Unit

This contract paves the way for the mass production of navigation units for subsequent launches of VEGA-C and other space missions.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Improving Transmit/Receive Module Test Accuracy and Throughput

A vector network analyzer (VNA) extension unit can support a wide range of measurements in a compact, individually configurable design.

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AR/AI

New Products: April 2021 Aerospace & Defense Technology

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

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Test & Measurement

Lab-Designed Instrumentation Flies Aboard Unarmed Missile

A joint test assembly (JTA) designed by Lawrence Livermore and Sandia national laboratories was recently onboard an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

A Prototype Fuel Gauge for Orbit

Liquids aren’t as well behaved in space as they are on Earth. Inside a spacecraft, microgravity allows liquids to freely slosh and float about. The National Institute of Standards and Technology...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

New Products and Services: December 2020 Aerospace Manufacturing & Machining

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

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Photonics/Optics

Reverse Engineering Technology

A company was retrofitting older avionics and needed a CAD model of the panel to see how it would fit.

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Materials

Bioenvironmental Engineering Guide for Composite Materials

Develop a comprehensive baseline for identifying, evaluating, and controlling occupational and environmental hazards associated with composite fibers.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

New Products: October 2020 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Network analyzers, FPGAs, mobile surface measurement, and more.

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Test & Measurement

New Products: September 2020 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Docking stations for satellite phones; aircraft wiring; spectrum analyzers; and more.

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Test & Measurement

New Ways to Test Swarming Drones

The U.S. Army has implemented an outdoor system to test swarming drones that has a capacity of more than 1,500 times the volume of a typical testing facility.

The system tracks motion, creating...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

New Products: August 2020 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Miniature sensors, 3D printing platforms, lightning test systems, and more.

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Test & Measurement

Telemetry Processing Systems

Acroamatics Telemetry Systems (Acroamatics), was recently selected by Northrop Grumman to deliver telemetry tech for the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM) program.