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High-power electronics at the heart of electromagnetic carrier launch and recovery systems

High-power electronics at the heart of electromagnetic carrier launch and recovery systems

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 15 June 2015. High-power electronics experts at General Atomics will build next-generation all-electric aircraft launch and recover systems for the aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy (CVN 79), which is under construction in Newport News, Va.

Electrical enclosures market to hit $5.86 billion in 2020, growing at 6.4 percent each year

Electrical enclosures market to hit $5.86 billion in 2020, growing at 6.4 percent each year

DALLAS, 15 June 2015. The worldwide market for electrical enclosures should rise from $4 billion in 2014 to $5.86 billion in 2020 -- a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.4 percent between 2015 and 2016. That's the prediction of analysts at market researcher MarketsandMarkets in Dallas.

Air Force ready to approach industry for enabling technologies in affordable attack drones

Air Force ready to approach industry for enabling technologies in affordable attack drones

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 12 June 2015. U.S. Air Force researchers are notifying industry of an upcoming project to develop many inexpensive, disposable unmanned attack drones for long-range, high-speed attack missions in remote regions.

Navy asks Logos for enabling technologies in compact unmanned aircraft sensor payloads

Navy asks Logos for enabling technologies in compact unmanned aircraft sensor payloads

LAKEHURST, N.J., 11 June 2015. Sensor payloads experts at Logos Technologies LLC in Fairfax, Va., are developing enabling technologies for compact sensor systems for unmanned aircraft like the RQ-21 Blackjack, Tigershark, and RQ-8 Fire Scout for the Air Force and Army.

Rugged Gigabit Ethernet switch for military, aerospace, and space applications introduced by Aitech

Rugged Gigabit Ethernet switch for military, aerospace, and space applications introduced by Aitech

CHATSWORTH, Calif., 11 June 2015. Aitech Defense Systems Inc. in Chatsworth, Calif., is introducing the rugged A661 standalone, managed, Layer 2/3 IPv6 48-port Gigabit Ethernet switch for military, aerospace, and low-Earth-orbit space applications.

Navy chooses rugged data storage units from Crystal Group for fleet of P-8 maritime patrol jets

Navy chooses rugged data storage units from Crystal Group for fleet of P-8 maritime patrol jets

HIAWATHA, Iowa, 10 June 2015. U.S. Navy avionics experts needed data storage systems for the Navy Boeing P-8A maritime patrol and anti-submarine warfare (ASW) jet aircraft. They found their solution from Crystal Group Inc. in Hiawatha, Iowa.

Air Force chooses solid-state data recorders from Calculex for F-15 jet fighters and bombers

Air Force chooses solid-state data recorders from Calculex for F-15 jet fighters and bombers

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., 10 June 2015. U.S. Air Force avionics experts needed airborne data recorders for the Boeing F-15C/D jet fighter and for the F-15E fighter-bomber. They found their solution from Calculex Inc. in Las Cruces, N.M.

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