Think the upcoming U.S. presidential election could reverse downward trends in military spending? Well, guess again; it won't, says Clay Jones, chairman and CEO of avionics at defense electronics designer Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
It has been a silent and unseen airport killer that can cause aircraft on takeoff and landing to hit sudden and violent turbulence and slam the aircraft into the ground before pilots have time to take evasive action.
The Raytheon Co. Network Centric Systems business unit in McKinney, Texas, won a $3.1 million U.S. Army contract to develop cyber maneuver technology to help safeguard Army tactical networks from information warfare attacks.
Boeing Co. officials in Seattle claim they are ready to offer a future medium-sized MSA somewhat similar to the U.S. Navy's P-8 Poseidon for international oceanic ISR missions.
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. will provide the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, and foreign militaries with as many as 916 UH/MH-60 Black Hawk helicopters.
The Indonesian air force ordered eight A-29 Super Tucano military turboprop aircraft for light attack and tactical training.
Thanks to evolving technology and a sudden increase in interest, satellite communications are becoming higher-bandwidth, more secure, and man-packable.
Today's new breed of tiny computer boards range in size from a smartphone to a postage stamp, and are making today's small form factors, like 3U VPX, look like the large and heavy iron.
Military, homeland security, public safety, and law enforcement professionals worldwide recognize the ever-present need for diligence and advanced CBRNE agent detection devices.
U.S. Air Force weather satellite experts are asking industry for ideas on developing the next generation of military weather satellites and satellite sensor payloads.
Elbit Systems in Haifa, Israel, is introducing the Clip-On Coyote modular, uncooled thermal weapon sight, which weighs less than four pounds and enables snipers to hit targets more than half a mile away.
The U.S. Air Force has selected Goodrich Corp. to provide its DB-110 airborne reconnaissance system for a Royal Saudi Air Force F-15S jet fighter upgrade.
Infantry technology experts at the U.S. DARPA needed a small, low-power accelerometer for the second generation of DARPA's Blast Gauge to protect U.S. Armed Forces personnel.
Designers of the Advanced Gun System (AGS), the 155-millimeter main gun on the future U.S. Navy Zumwalt-class (DDG 1000), needed power supplies to energize the AGS fire-control systems.
ADL Embedded Solutions Inc. in San Diego is introducing the ADLPS35-150 small-form-factor, 150-watt ATX rugged power supply for embedded computing applications that use 2nd and 3rd generation Intel Core microprocessors and other rugged, high-power, extended-temperature electronic designs.
TRU-Vu Monitors Inc. in Arlington Heights, Ill., is introducing the SRM-19 19-inch, sunlight-readable LCD for demanding industrial and commercial applications that operate in direct sunlight, such as military and law-enforcement vehicles, ships, and aircraft.
Greenliant Systems Ltd. in Santa Clara, Calif., is readying to introduce the e.MMC NANDrive GLS85VM embedded, rugged, SSD for in-vehicle infotainment, routers and switches, and single-board computer applications.
TT electronics PLC in Weybridge, England, is introducing mil-spec, high-speed RJ45 and USB connector systems for applications in battlefield communication systems, radar, surveillance systems in fighting vehicles, missile systems, and naval applications.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. in Lowell, Mass., is introducing the MAPS-011007 six-bit digital phase shifter for RF and microwave applications, such as communications antennas and radar.
Curtiss-Wright Controls Defense Solutions is introducing the portable COOL-CC6 six-slot, high-power 6U OpenVPX chassis to help systems designers put together OpenVPX, VPX REDI, and VPX embedded computing for military embedded systems and similar severe-environment applications.