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Military & Aerospace Electronics

12/01/2002
Volume 13, Issue 12
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  • News

  • Departments

    • Design Watch

      • New airport eye-in-the-sky
        LONGMONT, Colo. — Images from a new agile bus satellite using a dual sensor "pushbroom" scanning array and orthorectification to reduce image distortion not only are helping with airport development, management, and maintenance, but also may help airport operators enhance facility security.
      • IBM to build the world's fastest supercomputers
        BALTIMORE — Experts from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are looking to IBM to build the two fastest supercomputers in the world with a combined peak speed as fast as 467 trillion calculations per second (teraflops).
      • BAE Systems uses Spectrum technology for new signal–acquisition system
        GAITHERSBURG, Md. — Engineers at BAE Systems Aerospace Electronics Inc. are using software-defined radio technology from Spectrum Signal Processing in Burnaby, British Columbia, for a new wireless intercept platform for signals intelligence applications.
    • Report from Washington and Elsewhere

      • The time is now for homeland security
        WASHINGTON — The clock has started. With President Bush's signature on the enabling legislation, the new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is up and — more or less — running.
    • Viewpoint

  • Features

    • Special Report

      • U.S. Military looks to Biometrics for Security
        Since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the global war on terrorism has brought increased focus on biometric technology as a security solution for identifying and tracking suspected terrorists and criminals at airports, sporting events, nuclear power plants, and other high-profile facilities.
    • Technology Focus

      • Bulk memory designers eye new technologies
        The digitized battlefield is information intensive by its very nature, as hundreds of gigabytes of data flow in all directions and require storage, filtering, evaluation, ranking, and distribution with the highest possible reliability and speed.
  • Product Applications


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