LAS VEGAS Officials at the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) deployed Helinet Aviation Services' Helinet/Cineflex HiDEF aerial camera to provide surveillance during the city's New Year's Eve celebration last Dec. 31.
WASHINGTON Officials at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Information Analysis and Infrastructure Protection (IAIP) directorate developed an online Vulnerability Self-Assessment Tool (VSAT) for large stadiums.
Several recent incidents in which aircraft pilots claim to have been temporarily blinded by laser beams are igniting debate over whether legally obtained laser pointers in the wrong hands could be considered terrorist weapons, and if further restrictions should be placed on their use.
Since the advent of cladding pump fiber designs in 1988, power scaling of fiber devices was limited by the availability of high-brightness pump radiation, rather than the fiber itself. This trend continued with the use of the available fiber technology, culminating in 1999 with the demonstration of the world's first single-mode fiber laser that exhibited output in excess of 100-watts continuous wave (CW).
Welcome to the redesigned Military & Aerospace Electronics magazine, a new, fresh look and feel for 2005 that promises to improve navigation through the magazine, make browsing the magazine faster and easier, and provide graphical consistency not only through the magazine, but also throughout the other print and digital offerings of the Military & Aerospace Electronics franchise.
From his base at U.S. Air Force Headquarters in Washington Lt. Gen. Tom Hobbins, Air Force deputy chief of staff for warfighting integration, is charged with formulating and executing policy and strategy that will move the Air Force toward a seamless integration of command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR) capabilities that will ensure not only air and space but also information dominance of any battlespace on Earth.
CHELMSFORD, Mass. - When Air Force pilots steer the E-10A Joint Surveillance Target Arrack Radar System (Joint STARS) surveillance airplane near battlefields sometime after 2013, its powerful radar will track evasive cars and wagons through city streets, and simultaneously track low-flying cruise missiles.
WASHINGTON - The long-awaited competition to build the next generation of U.S. presidential helicopters came to a close Jan. 29 when U.S. Navy officials awarded a $1.7 billion contract to build the VXX helicopter to Lockheed Martin Systems Integration in Owego, N.Y.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Many defense contractors are predicting a $60 billion cut in Pentagon spending on fighter jets and aircraft carriers to help pay for the war in Iraq. But at the same time, one industry group is predicting a hike in federal spending on research and development.
BOSTON - Brig. Gen. (S) Gary Connor, newly appointed commander of the Command and Control, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Systems Wing (C2ISR) Systems Wing at the Air Force Electronic Systems Center at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., will give the keynote address at the Military Technologies Conference March 15-16 at the Hyatt Regency in Boston.
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. ...
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...