As the world’s major auto markets begin an inexorable shift to EVs and hybrid-electric vehicles (HEVs), any discussion of the engineering...
INSIDER Unmanned Systems
Landing a helicopter on a ship’s flight deck is one of the most challenging and complex maneuvers demanded of a Navy pilot. Unlike a runway, the landing area...
The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has proposed rules for safe operations of electric vertical take-off and Landing aircraft (eVTOL), paving the way for these...
As part of Eglin Air Force Base's new Autonomy, Data, and AI Experimentation Proving Ground (ADAx) effort , the Osprey MK III unmanned aircraft system (UAS) recently completed its first...
Towards Greater Sensitivity: A Brief FTIR and Infrared-Based Cavity Ring Down Spectroscopy Comparative Study
Cavity Ring-Down spectroscopy (CRDS) is a newer IR absorption-based technique made possible by the use of tunable pulsed lasers. Rather than using a broadband (blackbody) emitter as is done with traditional IR techniques, a pulsed laser is tuned across wavelengths into an optical cavity.
Application Briefs Aerospace
Northrop Grumman Corporation has conducted a successful flight test of its advanced airborne navigation solution, Embedded Global Positioning System (GPS) / Inertial Navigation System (INS) Modernization, known as EGI-M.
Products Electronics & Computers
See the new products, including the NDT 1000 inspection system, a PU-5200 certifiable display computer, RJ45 connectors, servers, and more.
To say Ford believes it has lightning in a bottle with the Pro Access tailgate debuting on the refreshed 2024 Ford F-150 would be an understatement. “We’re going to end the...
During the latest demonstration in the U.S. Indo Pacific Command's 2023 Northern Edge exercise series, an intelligence data gathering and...
The Department of Defense's (DoD) Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) has awarded a $235 million contract to JetZero for the "next phase of a blended wing body...
Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) engineers and researchers used artificial intelligence (AI) agents or algorithms to fly an unmanned XQ-58A Valkyrie aircraft on a...
Pulsar Fusion has announced a new trans-Atlantic partnership funded by the U.K. Space Agency (UKSA) between the space propulsion system manufacturer...
INSIDER Weapons Systems
U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians are helping the Army improve state-of-the-art combat helmets to better protect them on high-stakes missions.
Current approaches for quantum computing, sensing, communications, and signal-processing rely on superconducting electronic devices that can...
Execution of new fielding and funding strategies will lead to the delivery of a cutting-edge surveillance, identification, and tracking system that monitors and...
During Joint Exercise Northern Edge 2023, participants from Australia, the United Kingdom, and the Air National Guard Air Force Reserve Test...
Plasma Electrolytic Oxidation is a unique surface coating technology that specializes in light metals, aluminum, magnesium and titanium specifically. It enables the lightweighting of components that face extreme environments from a reliable and effective coating process.
Articles RF & Microwave Electronics
As RF device needs become more sophisticated and complex, new simulation software technologies must be ready to enable design teams to achieve higher performance, with greater confidence, and in a timelier manner.
Briefs Robotics, Automation & Control
Despite the potential advantages to be derived from employing autonomous systems, evidence-based assurance of dependability is a key to obtaining users’ trust in these systems.
Briefs Manufacturing & Prototyping
Test Methods for Measuring High Temperature Tensile Properties of Subscale Specimen Geometries for Additively Manufactured Metallic Materials
With the rise of additive manufacturing for metallic materials, concerted efforts are underway to integrate the technology into present and future aerospace systems to enhance performance capability, reduce cost, and minimize production lead-times.
Briefs Test & Measurement
Methodologies and Equipment for Measuring High Temperature Tensile Properties of Subscale Specimen Geometries for Additively Manufactured Metallic Materials (Continued)
Despite the existence of standards, the issue persists where, in general, equipment is unavailable to measure maximum bending strains at elevated test temperatures.
Briefs Test & Measurement
Repeatability and Reproducibility of a Standard Test Method for Measuring Head-Supported Mass Properties
During development of military helmets and HMDs, materiel developers need a valid and repeatable test methodology for measuring their mass properties.
Application Briefs Electronics & Computers
The U.S. Department of Defense has celebrated a milestone achievement for the SHIP program with the delivery of the first SHIP prototype devices from Intel and Qorvo to BAE Systems.
Application Briefs Manufacturing & Prototyping
Aurora Flight Sciences is developing and testing machine learning-based introspection technologies aimed to enable physical systems, in this case ships, to adapt their control laws as they encounter uncertainties or unexpected events.
Products RF & Microwave Electronics
See the new products, including a cesium alarm clock, ethernet switches, generators, a network analyzer, and more.
INSIDER Manufacturing & Prototyping
Norway's Ministry of Defense (MOD) has placed an order with Teledyne FLIR Defense to procure Black Hornet 3 Personal Reconnaissance Systems for use in Ukraine. The...
INSIDER Test & Measurement
Collins Aerospace celebrated the opening of a $14 million expansion to its additive manufacturing facility in West Des Moines, Iowa last week. The 9,000 square...
A total of 11 U.S.-based companies will develop new technologies ranging from lunar surface power systems to tools for in-space 3D printing under NASA's sixth...
Moonlighter reached low earth orbit July 5 after a short visit at the International Space Station (ISS) and is on track for its inaugural mission: to host an on-orbit...