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GPS electronics getting smaller than ever before

Ever-shrinking GPS electronics could bring satellite navigation to everyone

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 24 June 2014. Two U.S. military research initiatives are taking aim at shrinking the size, weight, and power consumption (SWaP) of Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite navigation electronics in orbit and on the ground.

Sikorsky to provide nine MH-60R maritime helicopters to Danish navy in $115.7 million contract

Sikorsky to support nine MH-60R maritime helicopters to Danish navy in $115.7 million contract

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 24 June 2014. Helicopter designers at Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. in Stratford, Conn., will support nine MH-60R Seahawk multi-mission maritime helicopters for the Royal Danish Navy under terms of a $115.7 million contract announced Friday.

Navy asks Boeing to update obsolescent electronic modules in F/A-18 AESA airborne radar

Navy asks Boeing to update obsolescent electronic modules in F/A-18 AESA airborne radar

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 20 June 2014. Component obsolescence in advanced weapon systems is one of the most nagging and costly challenges of long-term systems development, but U.S. Navy officials are seeking to nip this problem in the bud for one of their newest airborne radar systems.

Embedded computer for rackmount applications in tight spaces introduced by Crystal Group

Embedded computer for rackmount applications in tight spaces introduced by Crystal Group

HIAWATHA, Iowa, 20 June 2014. Crystal Group Inc. in Hiawatha, Iowa, is introducing the RS111S13 rugged embedded computer for rackmount applications in tight confines like airborne command centers, unmanned vehicles, submarines, ships, server rooms, and process control centers.

Navy chooses RDRTec to develop common sense-and-avoid radar for Fire Scout and Triton UAVs

Navy chooses RDRTec to develop common sense-and-avoid radar for Fire Scout and Triton UAVs

LAKEHURST, N.J., 19 June 2014. U.S. Navy avionics experts are overseeing a program to create a radar system to enable unmanned aerial vehicles to sense and avoid nearby aircraft to avoid mid-air collisions and other difficulties caused by airborne close encounters.

Global altimeter and pitot tube market set to grow 12.2 percent over next five years

Global altimeter and pitot tube market set to grow 12.2 percent over next five years

DALLAS, 19 June 2014. The global market for aircraft altimeter systems and pitot tubes will rise 12.2 percent from an estimated $2.3 billion this year to $2.62 billion in 2019, predict analysts at market researcher Markets and Markets in Dallas. These sensors measure aircraft altitude and speed.

Multi-protocol XMC and PMC cards for avionics databus interfaces introduced by DDC

Multi-protocol XMC and PMC cards for avionics databus interfaces introduced by DDC

BOHEMIA, N.Y., 19 June 2014. Data Device Corp. (DDC) in Bohemia, N.Y, is introducing the BU-67118 multi-protocol data bus networking XMC and PMC cards capable of supporting all avionics I/O requirements.

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July 2014
Volume 25, Issue 7
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