ABOARD THE USS HELENA - There is nothing at all commercial-looking about a U.S. Navy attack submarine. At dockside in San Diego, the 360-foot nuclear-powered attack sub USS Helena (SSN 725) sits cunningly low in the water, anonymous and furtive, like a hunter waiting for its prey
WASHINGTON - Iridium, the "little satellite that couldn't," has become a textbook example of how not to run a commercial space program. This has been the case ever since Iridium Inc. in Washington terminated service of the constellation of 66 tele-communications satellites on March 17
WASHINGTON - Leaders of the U.S. Navy plan to award a contract worth an estimated $10 billion in June to build a Navy/
Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI), despite harsh criticism from the U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO)
MELBOURNE, Fla. - Officials at Paravant Computer Systems, a division of Paravant Inc. in Morristown, N.J., are supplying about 30,000 Applique+ V4 ruggedized computers over the next 11 years to TRW in Redondo Beach, Calif.
PALM BAY, Fla. - Executives at Intersil Corp. are moving into the satellite and manned spacecraft market for DC-DC converter power electronics in a big way with their new Star Power family of radiation-hardened power devices
EGAN, Minn. - The Sea Based Battle Lab on the command ship USS Coronado (AGF 11) is using two prototype AN/UYQ-70 mission essential variant (MEV) servers from Lockheed Martin Naval Electronics & Surveillance Systems in Eagan, Minn.
The AltiVec general-purpose processor from Motorola is eating into the digital signal processor market share of Analog Devices and Texas Instruments, yet the two companies' chips have long-term roadmaps and continue to expand their share of the embedded market
The American soldier has come a long way since the beginning of the Republic 237 years ago. While uniforms for early soldiers were based on cost and utility, soldiers' clothing eventually considered ballistic ...
Leveraging the power of server-class processors is no longer relegated to the confines of data centers. Through several innovations, Mercury Systems has ruggedized Intel’s server-class chips for deployment. ...
According to presenters from Kontron and Gedae Inc., there’s were a way to cut that time in half – or more – and produce a sensor-processing prototype in six to nine months, rather than a year and a ha...