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Military & Aerospace Electronics

05/01/2004
Volume 15, Issue 5
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  • Departments

    • Trends

      • Sobering news on the future of defense spending
        Military financial experts have some sobering news for anyone expecting sustained growth in U.S. defense spending: take a good look at the Pentagon's 2005 budget request; that's as good as it's going to get for perhaps the next 10 years.
    • Focus on Homeland Security

      • DHS selects contractors for anti-missile devices to protect commercial aircraft
        Officials at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Science and Technology division selected industry teams to compete in Phase I of a program to develop systems to protect commercial aircraft from shoulder-fired missiles such as the U.S. Stinger and Russian SA-18.
      • Massachusetts enlists citizens in emergency preparedness planning
        State officials in Massachusetts are developing new technologies to boost homeland security. Their biggest challenge is educating the population in time to prevent or react to a terrorist threat, a panel of politicians said in a homeland security forum March 23.
      • Civitas Group CEO to speak at Homeland Security Solutions Conference
        Michael J. Hershman, president and chief executive officer of The Civitas Group in New York, will analyze the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) budget request for contract opportunities in his second-day keynote address at the Homeland Security Solutions Conference and Exhibition 2004 May 18 and 19 in Baltimore.
    • Electro-optics Watch

    • Report from Washington and Elsewhere

      • Technology to tackle terrorism
        It's time for the federal government — and the private sector — to address what looms as perhaps the greatest tragedy in American history: the potential explosion of a nuclear warhead in a major U.S. seaport.
    • Viewpoint

      • Digital electronic sequencer controls flight ejection seat
        The U.S. Navy is deploying a new ejection-seat sequencer that will catapult a pilot and co-pilot (and their seats) out of a damaged F/A-18, F-14, or T-45 jet aircraft within 0.2 seconds from the time the ejection handle is pulled.
  • News

  • New Products

  • Features

    • Special Report

    • Technology Focus

      • FPGAs and DSPs square off in military designs
        Systems designers once were ready to write the obituary of the dedicated digital signal processing chip as they grew to be enamored with the latest generations of field-programmable gate arrays, yet the high costs and difficulty programming FPGAs are giving engineers reason to take a second look at DSPs.
  • Product Applications


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