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RF & Microwave Electronics

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

Flight-Testing of New Airbus A321XLR Gathers Momentum

Following the maiden flight of A321XLR development aircraft MSN11000, two more prototypes, currently in advanced stages of manufacture, will join the certification flight-test...

Briefs
Green Design & Manufacturing

Pulsed Exposure Toxicity Testing: Method Development and Initial Evaluation for Stormwater Compliance

Preliminary research into modifying whole effluent toxicity testing protocols designed for continuous flow discharges as applied to episodic and/or ephemeral discharges such as those associated with storm water runoff.

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Test & Measurement

Evaluation and Test Requirements for Liquid Rocket Engines

This Standard establishes test and evaluation requirements related to the development, qualification (or certification), and acceptance (flight production unit) of liquid propellant rocket engines and associated propulsion systems.

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Photonics/Optics

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...

Products
Data Acquisition

New Products: December 2021 Aerospace & Defense Technology

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

Articles
Communications

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

Monitor Your Spectrum for Signs of Threats

Spectrum monitoring can detect signs of threats and provide insight into mitigating them.

Briefs
RF & Microwave Electronics

The Purpose of Mixed-Effects Models in Test and Evaluation

While Defense Test and Evaluation (T&E) is different from agriculture, data attributes can be surprisingly similar.

Application Briefs
RF & Microwave Electronics

Navigation Unit

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

Products
Data Acquisition

New Products: April 2021 Aerospace & Defense Technology

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

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Software

The Future of Aircraft Electrification

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

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Aerospace

Low-Impact Space Weather Sensors and the U.S. National Security Spacecraft

Low-impact sensors close a gap in the U.S. space weather observation network.

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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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Imaging

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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Test & Measurement

The Role of Prototype/Test Systems in Next-Generation C5ISR Development

For SOSA/HOST systems, there are chassis platforms for development that provide relatively cost-effective, versatile, and powerful solutions.

Briefs
Test & Measurement

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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Green Design & Manufacturing

Collection, Processing, and Accuracy of Mobile Terrestrial LiDAR Survey Data in the Coastal Environment

Using terrestrial LiDAR scanners coupled with a GPS/inertial navigation system to collect elevation data along the coast can help assess the accuracy of the data.

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Test & Measurement

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

To support the development of next-generation rotorcraft, precision data acquisition is required.

Application Briefs
Sensors/Data Acquisition

Damage & Repair Tracker

The UK's fleet of Merlin Mark 2 helicopters has been testing the tlmNexus' Damage & Repair Tracker (DaRT).

Application Briefs
Data Acquisition

Remotely Piloted Aircraft

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems recently flew its SkyGuardian in the skies above Southern California as part of a joint flight demonstration with NASA.

Products
Semiconductors & ICs

New Products: August 2020 Aerospace & Defense Technology

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

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Photonics/Optics

sUAS-Based Payload Development and Testing for Quantifying Optical Turbulence

Understanding how atmospheric effects can impact operational conditions is important to the development of High Energy Laser (HEL) weapon systems.

Briefs
Test & Measurement

Use of Mass-Flux Measurement and Vapor-Phase Tomography to Quantify Vadose-Zone Source Strength and Distribution

New tech can improve evaluation of vadose zone source impacts on groundwater, leading to improved remediation decisions.

Products
Software

New Products: June 2020 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Industrial metal 3D printers, force testers, machining centers, and more.

Articles
Test & Measurement

Scaling Low-Cost Carbon Fiber Production with Oxidation Technology

Few materials used in manufacturing today are as versatile and desirable in performance applications as carbon fiber.

Articles
Materials

Does Your Coating Thickness Meet Spec?

Coatings play a critical role in preventing the corrosion or wear of metal substrates. Make sure they meet specifications.

Products
Test & Measurement

New Products: May 2020 Aerospace & Defense Technology

RTK/GNSS Receiver

ACEINNA (Andover, MA) announced the availability of the new ACEINNA OpenRTK330L, a low-cost, state-of-the-art, high-performance triple-band RTK/GNSS receiver with...

Articles
Sensors/Data Acquisition

Playing Defense⁠ — Uncertain Regulations Stall the Implementation of Counter-UAS Technology in The U.S.

A raft of companies have emerged to provide counter-UAS technologies, but challenges remain.