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Missile Defense Battle Manager

Northrop Grumman Corporation
Falls Church, VA
703-280-2900
www.northropgrumman.com

The Northrop Grumman Corporation-developed Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Battle Command System...

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Application Briefs
Medical

Custom Flexible Shafts

S.S. White Technologies
St. Petersburg, FL
727-626-2800
www.sswhite.net

S.S. White Technologies, a company that specializes in the design and manufacture of flexible shafts and related assemblies, is...

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Electronics & Computers

Compression Molding Press

Beckwood Press Company
Fenton, MO
636-343-4100
www.beckwood.com

Beckwood Press Company, a company that specializes in the design and manufacturing of custom hydraulic presses, automation systems,...

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Application Briefs
Sensors/Data Acquisition

Biological Threat Detectors

FLIR Systems, Inc.
Wilsonville, OR
1-800-254-0630
www.flir.com/IBAC2

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced recently that it has received a delivery order for FLIR IBAC™ 2 biological agent detector...

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News
Green Design & Manufacturing

SAE International Launches Aerospace Technology Symposium at Japan Aerospace 2018

SAE International, a global association committed to being the ultimate knowledge source for mobility engineering, is bringing together subject-matter...

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News
Test & Measurement

DigitalGlobe Taps Satellite Images, Data Analytics, AI, Machine Learning to Map Continent for PSMA Australia

DigitalGlobe, a Maxar Technologies company (NYSE:MAXR), in Westminster, Colorado, has harnessed artificial intelligence (AI),...

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News
Power

Air Mobility Innovations Take Center Stage at Aerospace Systems and Technology Conference

Hundreds of aerospace executives, engineers, scientists, and academics are gathering in London this week for Aerospace Systems and Technology...

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News
Materials

2018 Create the Future Design Contest: Aerospace & Defense Category Winner

DETECTING PLASTIC LANDMINES

Hidden PFM-1 anti-personnel landmines are unexploded ordnance (UXO) devices that pose a difficult challenge to conventional...

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Aerospace

Maintaining the Data-Rich Pratt & Whitney GTF Engine

While telemetry has always played a crucial role in aviation, the volume of data that engine makers used to collect was relatively small. When Pratt & Whitney debuted its first...

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INSIDER
Data Acquisition

Blast Tube Tests Simulate Shock Waves Nuclear Weapons Could Face

You can learn a lot from a blast tube when you couple blast experiments with computer modeling. Sandia National Laboratories researchers are using a blast tube configurable...

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INSIDER
Test & Measurement

Unique Chamber Gives Air Force Real-World Corrosion Test Capabilities

Aircraft corrosion is a multi-faceted issue that requires more than a simple, one-dimensional approach. To enable Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) personnel to...

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News
Robotics, Automation & Control

Unleashing AI in Aviation Will Accelerate Move to Zero-Pilot Cargo and Passenger Aircraft

Software has transformed every operational asset of everything in life; artificial intelligence (AI) will have as big an impact on life, predicts...

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Application Briefs
Defense

Military Vehicle Situational Awareness System

Computech International (CTI)
Tikva, Israel
+972-3-9211110
www.cti-intl.com

Computech International (CTI), a company that specializes in advanced, unique military IT and...

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Articles
Aerospace

Using Electromagnetic Brakes to Keep Thrust Reversers IN PLACE

Applying reverse thrust redirecting engine power to oppose the direction of travel is a standard technique for decelerating aircraft after touchdown. The approach saves wear on...

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Articles
Electronics & Computers

Thermostatic Solutions for Temperature Control Applications

The wax-filled thermostatic element was invented in 1936 by Sergius Vernet (1899-1968). Its principal application was in automotive thermostats used in the engine cooling system....

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Articles
Energy

Detecting Drones with Doppler-Based Radar

As drones become more commonplace, the need to secure facilities from the high-definition cameras and potential dangerous payloads has caused a rapid growth of counter-drone technologies.

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Defense

Army to Purchase Additional Soldier Borne Sensor Systems

For soldiers in combat, situational awareness – knowing where the enemy is and where friendly forces are – is critical.

To help soldiers maintain situational awareness,...

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INSIDER
Sensors/Data Acquisition

New Computer Chips Could Improve Nuclear Detection Capability

A cross-disciplinary team of chemists and physicists from Washington University in St. Louis is building a better computer chip to improve detection and surveillance for the...

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Articles
Aerospace

Combating Infrared Threats on the Battlefield

There have been several news headlines lately about offenders pointing commercial lasers at helicopters or police personnel, temporarily blinding and distracting them. An increasing number of...

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Application Briefs
Sensors/Data Acquisition

Remote Weapon Station

General Robotics
Beit Nehemia, Israel
+972 (0) 77 512 1020
www.glrobotics.com

General Robotics, a company that specializes in developing, manufacturing and marketing advanced robotic systems for defense...

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Application Briefs
Defense

Armored Vehicle Mission Management System

Bird Aerosystems
Herzliya, Israel
+972 9 9725700
www.birdaero.com Plasan Sasa
Kibbutz Sasa, Israel
+972-4-680-9000
www.plasan.com

Plasan Sasa and BIRD Aerosystems...

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Application Briefs
Data Acquisition

Nano-Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

FLIR Systems
Wilsonville, OR
503-498-3547
www.flir.com/blackhornet.com

FLIR Systems, Inc. was recently awarded a $2.6 million contract from the United States Army to deliver FLIR Black...

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Products
Sensors/Data Acquisition

New Products

Pin Fin Heat Sinks

Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc. (ATS) (Norwood, MA) has a family of Pin Fin heat sinks designed as cost-effective solutions for systems with adequate airflow. The high aspect ratio design enables...

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Articles
Imaging

High-Performance Computing for the Next-Generation Combat Vehicle

The development of the Next-Generation Combat Vehicle (NGCV) will require technological advancements in many areas, including lethality, protection, autonomy, human–agent...

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News
Communications

Aireon to Launch Free, Real-Time Emergency Aircraft Location Service

Aireon LLC, a global aircraft tracking and surveillance company in McLean, Va., is inviting aircraft operators, regulators, search-and-rescue organizations, and air...

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News
RF & Microwave Electronics

Textron Systems, Textron Aviation Defense Demonstrate Simulated Manned-Unmanned Teaming Capability

The ability to control unmanned systems from the cockpit of a manned tactical aircraft is coming closer to reality. Engineers at Textron...

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Test & Measurement

SaraniaSat Wins $5M NASA InVEST Contract for Hyperspectral Thermal Imager

SaraniaSat, an aerospace start-up in Los Angeles, won a three-year, $5.1 million NASA In-Space Validation of Earth Science Technologies (InVEST) contract to test...

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News
Software

NASA Invests in Aerospace Start-Up, University Projects on CubeSat Platform

NASA Science Mission Directorate officials in Washington are funding three new projects selected from a pool of 25 received in response to the NASA Earth Science...

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Application Briefs
Imaging

Maritime Unmanned Aircraft System

AeroVironment, Inc.
Monrovia, CA
626-357-9983
www.avinc.com

AeroVironment, Inc., a specialist in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for both defense and commercial applications, and ESG...

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