Table of Contents

Military & Aerospace Electronics

Volume 11, Issue 7
  • News

  • Departments

    • Report from Washington and Elsewhere

      • Defying the gods of physics
        WASHINGTON — Industry experts widely believe that nano-scale devices are the logical successors to today's microelectronics as the electronics industry moves inexorably toward greater miniaturization, speed, and power reduction in information processing devices.
    • Viewpoint

    • Trends

      • PC-MIP gains ground in defense industry
        NEWARK, Calif. — PC-MIP, the small mezzanine card form factor from SBS Technologies Modular I/O, is strengthening its presence in the defense industry through a digital battlefield win and a design-in with a major aerospace manufacturer.
    • Product Application Design Systems

      • Product Application Design Solutions
        American Airlines uses CAE flight simulators; BAE Systems and Royal Navy use MentorWorxx; JPL chooses Internet-enabled collaboration tool to help design satellites; and more.
  • Features

    • Special Report

      • Despite COTS, custom electronics are still vital on the battlefield
        Military designers recognize that commercial-off-the-shelf electronics are more widely available and less expensive than custom-designed and mil-spec components,yet mission-critical and electronic warfare systems still need the extras that can only come from custom designs Custom hardware and software no longer have the kind of lead role in military systems that they had in years past.
    • Technology Focus

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