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Defense

Navy Gets Integrated Multi-Mission Laser Weapon System

Lockheed Martin delivered to the U.S. Navy a 60+ kW-class high energy laser with integrated optical-dazzler and surveillance (HELIOS), the first tactical laser weapon system to be...

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Electronics & Computers

Leveraging New Technologies for Mil/Aero Electronic Systems

When new, critical technology becomes available, it must be quickly integrated into deployable systems for effective use by defense forces.

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Weapons Systems

Navy Lasers, Railgun, and Hypervelocity Projectile: Background and Issues for Congress

Two key limitations that Navy surface ships currently have in defending themselves against ASCMs and ASBMs are limited depth of magazine and unfavorable cost exchange ratios.

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Unmanned Systems

Tactical Combat Missiles

With AKERON, MBDA is now offering a family of missiles that can adapt to the needs of collaborative tactical combat.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Army Cross-Functional Team Tackles Modernization of Air and Missile Defense

The U.S. Army Futures Command Air and Missile Defense Cross-Functional Team (AMD CFT) based in Fort Sill, Oklahoma, is coordinating and accelerating Army efforts...

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Weapons Systems

Loitering Munition

SPIKE FIRELFY is part of the SPIKE Family of precision guided electrooptical missile systems.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Researchers Test Cooling Solutions for Directed Energy Weapons

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Directed Energy Directorate recently signed a five-year Strategic Education Partnership Agreement (EPA) with New Mexico State...

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Photonics/Optics

Missile Protection System

BIRD Aerosystems Herzliya, Israel
+972 9-972-5700
www.birdaero.com

BIRD Aerosystems, a global provider of defense technology and solutions that protect the air, sea, and land fleets of governments and...

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Defense

Missile Defense System

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Haifa, Israel
972-73-3324710
www.rafael.co.il

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, the Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO), in the Directorate for Defense R&D of the...

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Defense

Foreign Counter-Unmanned Aerial Systems: Developments in the International Arms Markets

A growing number of counter-UAV systems are being offered by foreign vendors.

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Weapons Systems

Integrated Remote Weapons Systems

The SAMSON turns a light vehicle into a lethal powerhouse on par with a main battle tank.

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Photonics/Optics

Researchers Developing Prototype of Next-Gen Night Vision Technology

Three University of Arkansas researchers — electrical engineering professor Shui-Qing “Fisher” Yu, Distinguished Professor Greg Salamo, and Jin Hu, assistant...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

High-Resolution, Continuous Field-of-View, Non-Rotating Imaging System

Applications include planetary exploration and imaging systems used in surveillance, navigation, and target recognition.

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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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Robotics, Automation & Control

Register Now: Counter UAS Technology 2021

The two-day event highlights cutting-edge products and services designed to protect DoD personnel, equipment, and infrastructure from hostile drones.

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Weapons Systems

Fighter Jet Armaments

The F3-R Rafale generates images in both the visible and infrared ranges.

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Weapons Systems

Counter-Directed Energy Weapons: Defense of Air Assets

The global proliferation of directed energy weapon technology presents a new threat for the United States.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Nonlinear Effects in Transformation Optics-Based Metamaterial Shields for Counter Directed Energy Weapon Defense

Applying an iterative solution to the Maxwell equations may accommodate the nonlinear effects produced by directed energy weapons.

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Photonics/Optics

Review of Recent Capability Improvements in Ultrashort Pulse Laser Sources: Closing the Relevancy Gap for Directed Energy Applications

The horizon for directed energy (DE) applications, using ultrashort pulse lasers (USPLs), is quickly approaching.

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Imaging

Multi-Sensor Electro-Optic Platform

Silent Sentinel’s offering includes a dual Electro-Optic/Infra-Red camera payload, a laser range finder, and a panoramic surveillance camera.

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Defense

Anti-Drone Jammer

Netline Communications Technologies has unveiled its new DroneNet RD Jammer.

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Data Acquisition

Developing a 6DoF Aircraft Munitions Optical Tracking System

Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation software estimates the trajectory of separation between the aircraft and the store. But how reliable is the CFD model in real-life situations?

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Defense

Weapon System Spare Parts

VINCORION will supply spare parts for the PUMA infantry fighting vehicle’s weapon aiming and tracking system.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

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

Missile Protection System

The AMPS-MLRD missile protection system provides enhanced protection for military and civilian aircraft against the growing threat of ground to air missiles.

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Imaging

Missile System Team Trainer

Latvian National Armed Forces have completed the installation of a new state-of-the-art team trainer for SPIKE missiles.

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Photonics/Optics

Photonics West 2021 Preview

The virtual event offers a mix of live plenary talks, on-demand technical presentations and discussions, online networking and special events.

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Photonics/Optics

Optimal Information About the Invisible

Researcher are finding ways to estimate a target location when light gets deflected by a disordered structure.

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Weapons Systems

Electronic Warfare: Vying for Control of the Electromagnetic Spectrum

A plethora of new, dynamic threats flood the EW spectrum, pushing threat detection and analysis to keep pace.