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Design

Marines Select Prototypes for Light Armored Vehicle Replacement

The U.S. Marine Corps has selected two companies to design prototype Advanced Reconnaissance Vehicle 30mm Autocannon (ARV-30) vehicles. Under a new two-year award, General...

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Aerospace

Marines Receive First Combat and Control Variant of Amphibious Combat Vehicle

BAE Systems delivered the first Amphibious Combat Vehicle Command and Control (ACV-C) variant under the full-rate production contract to the U.S. Marine Corps....

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Test & Measurement

Navy Deploys Automated Energy Assessment Tools to the Fleet

Engineers at the Naval Sea Systems Command have achieved an important milestone with the installation of the Global Energy Information System (GENISYS) suite onboard DDG 51...

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Electronics & Computers

Even with Reforms, DoD Struggles with Speed of New Weapons Development

The Department of Defense (DoD) continues to face challenges quickly developing innovative new weapons. These challenges persist even with recent reforms to its...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Northrop Grumman Developing Next Generation Inertial Sensor for US Navy

The U.S. Navy awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a new production contract for the new AN/WSN-12 Inertial Sensor Module (ISM). Northrop Grumman’s AN/WSN-12 ISM...

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Manned Systems

VSR700 Unmanned Helicopter Performs Autonomous Flight Testing with DGA

Airbus Helicopters and the French Armament General Directorate (DGA) tested the unmanned aerial system (UAS) VSR700 for the first time in an operational configuration...

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Green Design & Manufacturing

Analysis of Pathways to Reach Net Zero Naval Operations by 2050

This report is based on a broad study of strategies for the Department of the Navy to achieve net zero global emissions by 2050 to comply with recent Executive Orders and goals.

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Defense

Leonardo to Provide Electric Propulsion Components for Columbia-Class Submarine

Leonardo DRS, Inc. has been awarded contracts valued at over $1 billion to provide the integrated electric propulsion components for the U.S. Navy’s...

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Manned Systems

Main Propulsion Electric Motor

DRS announced that it has completed factory acceptance testing and shipment of the first production unit of the main propulsion motor for the U.S. Navy’s new Columbia Class submarine.

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Aerospace

R/V Athena Model (5365) Response in Waves

A better physical understanding of the dynamic response of high-speed craft in seas would allow for increased structural optimization.

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Manned Systems

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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Manned Systems

MOSA Enclosure Design for Military Systems

Modular Open Standard Architectures are popular for their inherent advantages of an open, multi-vendor system. They are the framework for Sensor Open Standard Architecture, which is widely mandated for projects in the tri-service community.

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Software

Three Challenges to 5G’s Military Success

Evolving 5G non-terrestrial networks promise to make new applications a reality.

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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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Manned Systems

From Emissions Tech to EV Electronics

A recent visit to Eberspaecher’s North American engineering and manufacturing complex reveals how a global Tier-1 rooted in combustion-engine technology is profitably navigating the transition to...

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Manned Systems

New Weapon for Sinking Ships Becomes a Reality

The Air Force Research Laboratory and Eglin’s Integrated Test Team demonstrated a new low-cost, air-delivered capability for defeating maritime threats on April 28, 2022 by successfully...

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Manned Systems

First Annual Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology USA

SMi is proud to present the 1st annual Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology USA conference, taking place on the 5th and 6th of May 2022 in Arlington,...

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Manned Systems

NASA Highlights Material and Coating Technology Ready for Commercial Applications

Innovations in materials and coatings have enabled countless NASA missions since the agency’s inception. The research that goes into developing these...

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Aerospace

Russia to Bring Back the Wing-In-Ground-Effect Aircraft

On July 30, according to Russian state news outlet TASS, Russia is developing a prototype of the Orlan wing-in-ground-effect multimode aircraft under the state armament...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Hull Vibration Monitoring System

Brüel & Kjær
Nærum, Denmark
+45 7741 2000
For more info click here

BAE Systems has awarded Brüel & Kjær a Design Development Agreement to deliver a Hull Vibration Monitoring...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Small Form Factor Embedded Systems

As sensor processing hardware like data converters, FPGAs and CPUs evolve to handle more channels with higher signal bandwidths, designers can develop powerful distributed signal acquisition and...

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Defense

COTS Rugged Systems

North Atlantic Industries
Bohemia, NY
631-567-1100
www.naii.com

North Atlantic Industries (NAI) recently received an initial contract from L-3 Maritime Systems for Custom-on-Standard Architecture™ (COSA™) COTS rugged systems for the Ship to Shore Connector (SSC) Data Acquisition Unit. The advanced,...

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Government

SAE Scholarship Season Opens

As someone who benefited greatly from college scholarships, the Chair of SAE International’s Scholarship Committee, Ken Wolfgram, doesn’t want anyone to miss an application deadline.

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