The U.S. Army’s Future Combat System (FCS) program, managed by the Lead Systems Integrator team of Boeing and partner Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), demonstrated networking and systems capabilities in the first of two major field experiments scheduled for 2006.
Systems integrators and commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) vendors are combining technologies to demonstrate a secure multiple independent levels of security (MILS) software architecture that protects military and intelligence communications networks on the global information grid (GIG).
UltraVision Security Systems (UVSS) in Salem, N.H., has tapped some of the latest technological advancements in motion detection and ultrawideband (UWB) RF sensors to military personnel and first responders locate living victims in disaster wreckage.
Once the bane of the U.S. Treasury, counterfeiting has now spread, from con artists using ink-jet printers to run off phony $20 bills, to the manufacture of fake Rolex watches, bogus designer clothing, and now, fraudulent electronic components.
Mobile video surveillance using several unmanned platforms communicating over a wireless network can be an effective technology to inform command-and-control activities in conventional open battlefields and congested urban environments.
Shipments in 2006 of merchant blades and mezzanine cards for use in ATCA or MicroTCA environments will be worth $291.3 million, according to analysts at Venture Development Corp. (VDC) in Natick, Mass.
The value of the worldwide shipments of electronic displays will reach $85 billion by 2005, and grow at an average annual growth rate (AAGR) of 10.6 percent to reach $141 billion by 2010, according to a market study from Business Communications Co. (BCC) Inc. in Norwalk, Conn.
The U.S. Army’s Future Combat Systems program will integrate unmanned ground vehicles into a future force; if the drones currently used by soldiers deployed in Iraq for reconnaissance and surveillance missions are any indication autonomous ground vehicles promise to be a major paradigm shift in ground warfare.
MEN Micro Inc. in Lago Vista, Texas, is offering the F14 CompactPCI single-board computer that has a 2 GHz Intel Pentium M processor and can withstand the environmental conditions airliners, ships, industrial automation, medical systems, trains, buses, and commercial vehicles.
Transistor Devices Inc. (TDI) in Cedar Knolls, N.J. is introducing a lightweight, man- or vehicle-transportable 2-kilowatt uninterruptible AC power supply (UPS) that uses high-performance lithium-ion battery technology to provide reliable AC power in the field for critical ground-mobile, airborne, and shipboard electronics operating in severe conditions.
The QuickSwitch Model 6290 single-mode SC duplex interface A/B switch with secure remote access from Electro Standards Laboratories in Cranston, R.I., provides gigabyte network switching, company officials say. QuickSwitch M6290 accesses two separate fiber optic networks or devices, ports A and B, via connection through a network device connected to the Common port.
Universal Air Filter in Sauget, Ill., is offering specially designed deflectors and diffusers in almost any size or style to meet a wide variety of engineering standards, classifications, and design applications.
MGR Industries in Fort Collins, Colo., is offering the APC Technology FT2255 industrial touch-screen computer, which is a sealed 15-inch personal computer for food, beverage, and pharmaceutical industries.
Amphenol Industrial Operations in Sidney, N.Y., is offering versions of the company’s Amphe-Lite connectors that meet terms of the Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances (RoHS) requirements for lead-free components ahead of the July 1 compliance date.
NavCom Technology Inc. in Torrance, Calif., is offering the VueStar aerial survey solution software that combines the new StarPac utility software that facilities integration into pre-existing workflows.
Teledyne Relays in Hawthorne, Calif., is introducing a series of DC solid-state power controllers to replace conventional electromechanical circuit breakers to reduce component count, system weight, and cost, while increasing system reliability.
The U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division in Lakehurst, N.J., has contracted EADS North America Defense Test and Services Inc., formerly Racal Instruments Inc., of San Antonio to provide two jet engine test instrumentation (JETI) systems.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, perceiving a growing need to protect the nation’s waterways, looked to technology companies for an alternative to the current and costly process involving gates and gun patrols.
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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