Engineers with The Boeing Company in St. Louis and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, together with industry teammates, completed testing of a Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system being billed as “the most complex integration to date of sensors required to support a missile intercept,” officials say.
Officials at Curtiss-Wright Corp., the parent of embedded electronics supplier Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing (CWCEC) in Leesburg, Va., are proposing to acquire VMETRO in Houston, Texas, for about $54 million.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in Washington has upgraded its data handling and communications systems with some of the latest technology innovations, including voice-over-IP (VoIP).
Military & Aerospace Electronics magazine and its parent company PennWell in Tulsa, Okla., have purchased the Avionics conference and exhibition, and will operate the Avionics conference next March in Amsterdam.
Everyone who has ever watched the Star Wars films has probably at one moment wished they had Jedi abilities, such as mind control or what Lucas called Jedi reflexes—knowing something will happen a second before it does.
A major consideration for components and an overall systems design approach is obsolescence, which in the materials and dimensions of a component can have a dramatic influence on the long-term viability of a product life cycle.
International Rectifier (IR) in El Segundo, Calif., which specializes in energy management technology, is introducing the IRS260xD family of single-phase high-voltage ICs (HVICs) for motion-control motor applications including fans, pumps, micro, mini, and general-purpose inverter drives.
Optima EPS, an Elma company in Tucker, Ga., is introducing a line of consoles, computer desk systems, and electronics enclosures and chassis for mobile command and communications applications such as battlefield command, homeland security, law enforcement, and emergency services.
Engineers at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics in Fort Worth, Texas, needed the outer-wing box assembly on the P-3 Orion marine patrol aircraft to be refurbished for their work on the P-3 service life extension program.
Officers at the Naval Air Systems Command at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Md., sought an industry partner to provide intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) services for the ScanEagle unmanned aircraft (UA).
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...