MINNEAPOLIS–Delta Airlines’ maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) business–which comprises avionics to engines–is growing each year and should offset some of the company’s losses resulting from the current economic downturn, says Steve Gorman, executive vice president and chief operating officer for Delta Airlines.
FORT EUSTIS, Va.–Officials at the Army Aviation Applied Technology Directorate (AATD) at Fort Eustis, Va., asked engineers at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control in Orlando, Fla., to quicken the response time of AH-64 Apache attack helicopters on the battlefield by integrating unmanned aircraft system (UAS) video.
Boeing in Huntington Beach, Calif., delivered the first two engineering development models (EDM) of the Joint Tactical Radio System ground mobile radios (JTRS GMR) to the U.S. Army’s Future Combat Systems (FCS) program.
REDONDO BEACH, Calif.–Northrop Grumman Corp.’s high-energy laser fired several long-duration blasts onboard the U.S. Missile Defense Agency’s (MDA) Airborne Laser (ABL) during intensive ground tests in February.
Officials at Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. in Stratford, Conn., selected the FAERITO Digital Video Recorder from Physical Optics Corp. (POC) in Torrance, Calif., to support its S-76C+ and S-76C++ customers with video flight recording, or DVRS (Digital Video Recorder System) capability–complementing existing flight data analysis and animation solutions.
HODDESDON, England–Premier Electronics Ltd. in Hoddesdon, England, is introducing a CCD camera for night vision and other low-light camera uses called the Starlight camera, which uses adaptive noise cancellation combined with the Sony Ex-View CCD image sensors.
PLEASANTON, Calif.–Darim Vision in Pleasanton, Calif., is launching the PVE400 Portable video encoder/streamer wearable security camera, which offers black-box-type archiving and wireless/IP transmission of video, audio, and GPS tracking capabilities.
Personnel at Seaweed Systems in Burlington, Mass., needed the company’s high-automated tools to analyze and test performance OpenGL graphics drivers and devices for safety-critical military and aerospace applications.
Engineers at MicroSat Systems Inc. (MSI) in Littleton, Colo., required a power source for the company’s high-performance microsatellites and spacecraft subsystems for military and government applications.
Officials at the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command in Huntsville, Ala., required electro-optic and infrared technology for the Marine Corps Ground-Based Operational Surveillance System (G-BOSS) program.
Officials of the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) needed airport security systems that use active millimeter wave (MMW) technology to identify concealed threats, including metallic items.
Engineers at the Lockheed Martin Corp. Maritime Systems & Sensors segment in Syracuse, N.Y., needed real-time operating system software for the radar design and development portion of the Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) program.
Systems designers who are used to boosting electronic system performance by adding ever-more transistors may shortly have to rethink their design approaches, as increasing amounts of heat–and the need to remove it–may be making the brute-force approach to system capability obsolete.
Accurate Engineering Inc. in San Diego will showcase Rigid-Flex printed wiring boards at the Military & Aerospace Electronics Forum and Avionics USA conferences and trade show June 1 and 2 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego.
Electro Standards Laboratories (ESL) in Cranston, R.I., is introducing the Model 6008 high-density, pre-terminated fiber-optic cassette, which breaks out one MTP eight-strand fiber cable into eight ST military connectors.
Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing in High Wycombe, England, is introducing the XMC-FPGA05D I/O mezzanine-board product for military electronics applications, such as imaging, direct sensor interfacing, and system control for military radar, tracking systems, and signals intelligence (SIGINT).
Murata Power Solutions in Mansfield, Mass., is introducing the Datel ACA5-20RM series of high current, true-rms responding AC ammeters designed to interface directly with an external 5-amp output current transformer (CT) for military test and measurement.
Parvus Corp. in Salt Lake City announces the availability of the DuraCOR 820, an ultra-small tactical mission rugged military computer measuring less than 3.0 inches in height and 3.0 pounds in weight.
Gowanda Electronics in Gowanda, N.Y., is introducing three MLP inductors that have been added to the U.S. Defense Supply Center Columbus (DSCC) Qualified Products List (QPL) for MIL-PRF-27 for use in electronic and communication applications.
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