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Military & Aerospace Electronics

Volume 14, Issue 8
  • News

    • Satellite communication key to victory in Iraq
      Despite a great many predictions to the contrary, the U.S.-led war in Iraq in 2003 was over even more quickly than its predecessor a dozen years before. And while proponents of ground forces can credibly make their argument against air power strategists, neither can deny the dominant role played, for the first time, by space-based assets.
    • Radstone COTS boards successful component of MLRS upgrade
      Commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) PowerPC single-board computers from Radstone Technology have been a major part of the U.S. Army's Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) since 1997.
    • Non-lethal weapons give soldiers more options to fight terrorism
      Anchored ships in a harbor are frequent targets for terrorists. Stationary, expensive, and surrounded by civilian traffic, they are almost impossible to secure — a classic sitting duck.
    • In Brief
  • Departments

  • Features

    • Technology Focus

      • RF microwave & analog integration
        In the digital world, integration has tended to make things smaller, faster, lighter, and cheaper. In the RF (radio frequency) microwave and analog world, however, integration has often proven to be a poor choice because it would be more expensive than using discrete components.
    • Special Report

      • Space: The final frontier for COTS
        The commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) initiative that former Secretary of Defense William Perry created in 1994 has changed the way the military procures technology.
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