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Unmanned Systems

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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Aerospace

Laboratory Test Requirements for Marine Shock Isolation Seats

This research provides preliminary guidance for laboratory testing of marine shock isolation seats.

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Manned Systems

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...

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Test & Measurement

Air Force Conducts Aircrew Chemical Weapon Protection Test

The Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing and the 28th Test and Evaluation Squadron recently executed an in-flight vapor purge test in a F-15E Strike...

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Energy

Oscillating Heat Pipes Tested for Use in Space

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has released the results from its Advanced Structurally Embedded Thermal Spreader Two (ASETS-II). The AFRL experiment was 100% effective in testing...

Products
Power

New Products

New products in September 2022.

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Test & Measurement

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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Aerospace

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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Manned Systems

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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RF & Microwave Electronics

Joby Aviation Announces Acoustic Data from NASA Testing

AFWERX Agility Prime partner Joby Aviation, a California-based company developing an all-electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, recently completed developmental...

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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...

Products
Software

New Products

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

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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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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

MIL-DTL-32628/01-X Reusable EMI Shield Termination Band on MIL-DTL-38999 Electrical Connector Accessory Braid Termination/Tensile Qualification Test

A series of reusable bands were evaluated for tensile strength performance.

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Aerospace

Open System Software for Critical Applications

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

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Electronics & Computers

New Products

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

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Test & Measurement

Testing Services

Jamco America’s comprehensive dynamic test facility has an accelerator-type impact system.

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Aerospace

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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Defense

High-Speed Test Track Prepared for Upcoming Hypersonic Missions

In preparation for an increased demand of its services over the next decade, the 846th Test Squadron at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, is working to get its hypersonic...

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Motion Control

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.

Briefs
Test & Measurement

WIAMan Technology Demonstrator Sensor Codes Conforming to International Organization for Standardization/Technical Standard (ISO/TS) 13499

The Warrior Injury Assessment Manikin (WIAMan) Project is in the process of developing anthropomorphic test devices.

Briefs
Aerospace

Beam Propagation Model Selection for Millimeter-Wave Directed Energy Weapons

See how Modeling and Simulation (M&S) can be used to explore the design trade space of directed energy weapons.

Products
Materials

New Products

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

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Software

Reverse Engineering the Boeing E-3 Sentry's Secondary Flight Controls

Learn about the challenges that arise when you try to reverse-engineer the console configuration for a NATO E-3 AWACS.

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.

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Data Acquisition

Preliminary Development of an Integrated Mobility, Lethality, and Survivability Soldier Performance Testing Platform

Develop a methodology that incorporates objective measures of performance and is sensitive to changes in soldier-system equipment.

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Test & Measurement

Nuclear Bomb Proves Compatible With F-15E Strike Eagle

Dropped from above 25,000 feet, the mock B61-12 nuclear gravity bomb was in the air for approximately 55 seconds before hitting and embedding in the lakebed, splashing a 40- to...

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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.