An electronic parts aftermarket supplier is calling into question the way the U.S. government buys replacement components for the U.S. Air Force F-15 jet fighter. The supplier claims the F-15's replacement parts may be unreliable, while F-15 maintainers say they have experienced no problems.
U.S. contractors are preparing to fill orders in response to the Bush Administration's request for $87 billion for rebuilding infrastructure, replenishing military stockpiles, and countering terrorism in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Officials at Exostar, the aerospace and defense e-business tools provider, are employing Intelligence and Control Services from VeriSign in Mountain View, Calif., to increase the security of their ForumPass Internet communication environment.
The throngs that converged at this year's Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) annual meeting last month at the new Washington Convention Center saw more advanced military technology than the U.S. forces currently deployed to Iraq are seeing.
The United States military, agencies of the federal government, and prime contractors that support these organizations have purchased previously owned test and measurement equipment for more than 50 years. Yet despite the significant amount of previously owned equipment that is purchased regularly, there are few guidelines — either official or understood — for the research and procurement of this necessary equipment.
The recent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq showed the advantages that unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) bring to the battlefield. Not only do they provide surveillance with stealth but they do so without putting pilots at risk.
Choosing the right microprocessor for military and aerospace applications involves navigating a dizzying array of options that can leave confused systems integrators wondering if they have to consider hardware, software, or something in-between.
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. ...
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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...