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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Stepped-Frequency Distributed Radar for Through-the-Wall Sensing

The authors are studying the application of distributed radar to through-the-wall sensing.

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Aerospace

Drift Improvement with Reinforcement Training of Inertial Sensors

The main objective of the DIRT-I project is to extend the holdover time of inertial sensors in the absence of a Global Navigation Satellite System.

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Photonics/Optics

Overcoming Performance Limitations of Distributed Brillouin Fiber Laser Sensors

Distributed fiber sensors are a powerful tool for structural health monitoring and environmental sensing due to their ability to remotely monitor the strain at 1,000s of locations using low-cost optical fiber.

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Photonics/Optics

Electro-Optic Materials Research

Here, a summary of the main lines of effort for the Electro-Optics Materials Research program including its goals and major accomplishments of the past five years.

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Electronics & Computers

Navy to Start Using Autonomous Cold Spray Metallization Technology for H-1 Helicopter Maintenance

Following years of rigorous testing and evaluation, a cold spray metallization technology that was initially demonstrated at Fleet...

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Electronics & Computers

Army Integrated Sensor Architecture Modernization Effort Continues

Developers and engineers at the Program Executive Office Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors (PEO IEW&S) Integration Directorate have been modernizing the US...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Tailoring the Optoelectronic Properties of Transition Metal Dichalcogenides for Sensing and Electronics

A team of Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, researchers partnered with Pennsylvania State University to publish an article in...

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Software

Boeing to Develop Two New E-7 Variants for US Air Force

Boeing will begin development of two new U.S. variants of the E-7 Airborne Early Warning & Control (AEW&C) aircraft through a $1.2 billion "Undefinitized Contract...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

DARPA AI Algorithms Transition from Simulator to Flying Modified F-16

A joint Department of Defense team executed 12 flight tests in which artificial intelligence (AI) agents piloted the X-62A Variable Stability In-Flight Simulator Test...

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Aerospace

Navy Experiments With Flight Line of the Future Tagging Technology

The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) recently conducted flight line of the future experimentation with artificial intelligence and machine learning...

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Unmanned Systems

MQ-1C Completes First Air-Launched Effect Flight Demonstration

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) flew a new survivable Air-Launched Effect (ALE) for the first time as part of a flight demonstration based out of the...

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Communications

Integrated Flight Deck

Sky Warden will become the first forward-fit deployable combat aircraft to feature Garmin's G3000 tandem integrated flight deck.

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Defense

Northrop Grumman Developing Next Generation F-35 Radar Upgrade

Northrop Grumman is developing AN/APG-85, an advanced Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar for the F-35 Lightning II. The radar will serve as an upgrade to the...

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Government

Ball Aerospace Starts Final Assembly of Space Force's Next Generation Operational Weather Satellite

Ball Aerospace completed the spacecraft bus for the Weather System Follow-on-Microwave (WSF-M) satellite, the U.S. Space Force's...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Airbus Starts Testing Autonomous Landing, Taxi Assistance on A350 DragonFly Demonstrator

Airbus UpNext, a wholly owned subsidiary of Airbus, has started testing new, on ground and in-flight, pilot assistance technologies on an A350-1000...

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Automotive

Ensuring Aircraft Safety by Optimizing Ice Protection Systems

By Boris Marovic and Thierry Olbrechts, Siemens Digital Industries Software

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Design

Machine Learning Software Monolith Cuts Development Time for BMW’s Test Engineers

BMW faced a problem. Because leg injuries can be common in vehicle crashes, the effect of all manner of deformation must be measured in order to...

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Weapons Systems

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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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Drone Wing Could Learn How to Sense Danger Faster

The oddly satisfying small domes that you press on your soda’s to-go cup lid may one day save a winged drone from a nosedive. Patterns of these invertible domes on a drone’s wings...

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Design

Unzipping the Future of Sustainable Electronics

Electronic-systems designers are facing a serious reckoning: How to significantly reduce the environmental impact of more and more electronic content in new vehicles?

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Briefs
Data Acquisition

Optimal UAS Assignments and Trajectories for Persistent Surveillance and Data Collection from a Wireless Sensor Network

To meet the DoD’s vision for future UAS capabilities and lower manpower costs, systems incorporating UAS and standoff components are needed.

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Medical

Oximeter Headband Initial Characterization Test on Form, Fit, and Function

The oximeter headband system consists of a custom-made, textile-based headband. It is a noninvasive, non-subcutaneous, and non-radiation-harming device that only maintains surface contact with the skin.

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Aerospace

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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Manned Systems

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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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

SAE International Extends Call for Abstracts, Seeks Submissions for AeroTech Conference

Engineering Events staff at SAE International in Warrendale, Pennsylvania, have extended the call for abstracts through September 21 for the...

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Imaging

Vehicle-Mounted Tactical Radars

Blighter will be supplying its B422 180-degree ground surveillance e-scanning radar in a vehicle-mounted configuration to be fitted to a six-wheeled UGV.

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Data Acquisition

Upgrade Transonic Compressor Test Rig Data Acquisition System

New software programming using commercial off-the-shelf software for acquiring data, processing data, displaying results, and generating reports is implemented to improve the performance of a legacy system.

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Design

Electrokinetics Models for Micro- and Nano-Fluidic Impedance Sensors

Microfluidics- and nanofluidics-based impedance sensors play an important role in the identification of toxic industrial chemicals and pathogens in the biodetection and biodefense arena, but their efficient modeling and design continues to be a challenge.

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Aerospace

Fly-by-Wire Inceptor Developed for eVTOL Aircraft

Sensata Technologies has developed a new fly-by-wire inceptor for electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft and has provided prototypes to several advanced air mobility...

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