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Defense

Army Aviation Team Achieves Software Success in Live Fire Test

Less than one second. That was how long it took for an Apache helicopter in Europe to transmit a call for fire to ground forces while operating forward of the fire line. A...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

New Products

The new products for October 2022.

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Manned Systems

How to Specify and Select RF Filters

Selecting a filter for an A&D application requires an understanding of available RF filter responses, physical formats, and technologies, with a good idea of necessary functional goals, such as separating channels or rejecting interference.

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Weapons Systems

New Combat Pod System Wakes Up with Software Updates

The operational assessment of the Angry Kitten Combat Pod electronic attack system demonstrated rapid reprogramming between flights. This combat pod, an updated version of the Georgia...

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Weapons Systems

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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RF & Microwave Electronics

Development of a 94 GHz Radar System for Dedicated Bird Detection at Airports and Airfields

BIRDAR™ detected small birds at distances of 1.2 to 1.3 km and large birds.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Jamming Unit

The Explosive Ordnance Disposal jamming unit supports bomb disposal squads.

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Electronics & Computers

DoD Increases Order for Hardened Military GPS Modules

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has executed a $316 million contract option for BAE Systems’ advanced M-Code Global Positioning System (GPS) modules, raising the contract funding...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Designing, Developing and Deploying CubeSats

Learn all about the miniature satellites orbiting the Earth.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Cylindrical Array Radar: Comparison to Multi-Faced Systems for Horizon Surveillance and Application to Ubiquitous Radar

Small platforms play a pivotal role in the modern Navy.

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Electronics & Computers

New Products

Data recorders, conduction-cooled chassis, robot chargers, and more.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Development and Testing of a New Version of MBUD for Cued Classification of Marine UXO

MBUD has a new data acquisition system and incorporates technical modifications to eliminate the noise encountered in seawater.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Migrating Advanced Signal Processing Technology to Rugged SFF Platforms

By enabling distributed system architectures, SFF systems and subsystems solve many of the toughest problems facing embedded system designers.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

New Products

Coaxial connectors, tactical servers, test benches, surge protectors, and more.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Ka-Band Front-End Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits (MMICs) and Transmit/Receive (T/R) Modules Testing

Gallium nitride monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) technology has superior performance in power amplifier applications.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Making Fully Digital Beamforming for Radar and Electronic Warfare Applications a Reality

Learn how passive components inside arrays have evolved to enable fully digital beamforming.

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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

Developing New Anti-Drone Radar Technology

IRIS was designed to be easily lifted, transported and deployed and redeployed as needed, which is pretty unusual for most radar systems.

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Unmanned Systems

Does Your UAV Program Need a Transponder?

UAV designers need to understand the current and anticipated requirements to make an informed decision on incorporating transponders into an aircraft.

Application Briefs
RF & Microwave Electronics

Portable Diver Detection Sonar System

DSIT Solutions Ltd., recently supplied a NATO country with its PointShield Portable Diver Detection Sonar (PDDS) system.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Spectrum Processing Subsystems

The subsystems enable the development and deployment of electronic warfare and signal intelligence.

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Test & Measurement

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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RF & Microwave Electronics

A Comprehensive Way to Use Bonding to Improve RF Performance of Low Noise Amplifiers

Is RF engineering a form of black magic? Learn about the challenges in developing a low noise amplifier (LNA) for the aerospace market.

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Imaging

New Products

Modeling software, Fiber-optic adhesive, warfighter cameras, and more.

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Army and Universities Deploy New Warfighter Communication Technology

To maintain longer-range wireless communication, a new controller deploys robots that form antenna arrays.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Replacing Multiple RF Receivers with Just One Using Channelization

Channelization has made it possible to use one radio receiver to listen to many different radio stations simultaneously.

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Aerospace

Air Force Technology Tracks “Sporadic E”

A phenomenon called “Sporadic E” naturally occurs in the upper atmosphere and disrupts radio waves.

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

New Products

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

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Manufacturer Reduces Risk and Improves Quality of Military Radar Receivers

Radar receiver sensitivity is critical for electronic warfare (EW) applications.