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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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Weapons Systems

Loitering Munition

SPIKE FIRELFY is part of the SPIKE Family of precision guided electrooptical missile systems.

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Propulsion

US Marine Corps to Get MQ-9A Extended Range Unmanned Aircraft Systems

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) was awarded a contract for eight MQ-9A Extended Range (ER) Unmanned Aircraft Systems as part of an ARES...

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Photonics/Optics

Researchers Test Cooling Solutions for Directed Energy Weapons

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Directed Energy Directorate recently signed a five-year Strategic Education Partnership Agreement (EPA) with New Mexico State...

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Weapons Systems

A New Approach to Counter-UAS Technology

Drone warfare has become a critical component of modern-day military conflicts. Militant groups around the world, including those present in Gaza and Lebanon in the Middle East, and in Ukraine, are...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

How to Test a Cognitive EW System

Cognition in EW systems is an important element in achieving dominance of the electromagnetic spectrum.

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Weapons Systems

Artificial Intelligence in the Battlespace

Key Considerations for a New Way of Fighting War

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Weapons Systems

Electronic Warfare System

A technology targets multiple threats from different directions.

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Unmanned 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, VA.

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Data Acquisition

What System Designers Should Know About MOSA Standards

To rapidly respond to new threats, the DoD has a mandate to adopt a Modular Open Systems Approach.

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Weapons Systems

Robotic Rifle

SWORD Defense Systems recently unveiled its Special Purpose Unmanned Rifle (SPUR).

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Airborne Early Warning and Control Sensor

The 737 Airborne Early Warning & Control (AEW&C) system provides a long-range picture of the battlespace.

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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

Egypt’s Apache Helicopter Fleet to Get Upgraded Sensor Systems

Lockheed Martin received a $102 million contract award to upgrade 25 of Egypt’s AH-64D Apaches to the E-model version of the aircraft. This modernization for the Egyptian...

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Defense

DOD Taking Measures to Protect Nuclear Weapons and Space Assets

The Defense Department relies on nuclear-armed bombers, submarines and intercontinental ballistic missiles, as well as space-based sensors, to provide a strategic deterrence...

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Weapons Systems

Taking the Tactical Cloud with You Small Form Factor, Modular Data Centers at the Edge of the Battlefield

The US Army, Air Force, and Navy are actively looking to new programs such as Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2) to ensure warfighters have maximum situational awareness.

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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

Radar Recording Proves Next-Level System Performance

As radar and electronic warfare systems contend with an increasingly crowded environment, recording tests, interactions, and conflicts provide valuable insight.

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Weapons Systems

Fighter Jet Armaments

The F3-R Rafale generates images in both the visible and infrared ranges.

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Electronics & Computers

New Products: August 2021 Aerospace & Defense Technology

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

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Electronics & Computers

EW: New Challenges, Technologies, and Requirements

Developers of electronic warfare technologies must consider emerging U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) initiatives like Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA).

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Semiconductors & ICs

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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Weapons Systems

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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RF & Microwave Electronics

Anti-Drone Jammer

Netline Communications Technologies has unveiled its new DroneNet RD Jammer.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

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.

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Weapons Systems

3D Radar

Numerica announced the development of a new U.S.-made, short-range surveillance radar for counter unmanned aircraft systems (C-UAS).

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Counter UAS Defense System

Liteye Systems, Inc., recently announced Liteye SHIELD for multi-mission, multi-domain counter UAS defense systems.

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Imaging

Missile System Team Trainer

Latvian National Armed Forces have completed the installation of a new state-of-the-art team trainer for SPIKE missiles.

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Test & Measurement

Army Detects Broadest Frequencies Ever with Quantum Receiver

A new quantum sensor analyzes the full spectrum of radio-frequency and real-world signals, unleashing new potential for soldier communications, spectrum awareness, and electronic warfare.