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Air Force awards $3.2 million contract to Boeing to build 512 CSEL pilot emergency radios

Air Force awards $3.2 million contract to Boeing to build 512 CSEL pilot emergency radios

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass., 23 Sept. 2014. U.S. Air Force combat survival experts are ordering more than 500 AN/PRQ-7A hand-held emergency radios for downed aircraft pilots from the manufacturer, the Boeing Co. Defense, Space & Security segment in St. Louis.

Power PRM for UAVs and other SWAP-constrained military applications introduced by Vicor

Power PRM for UAVs and other SWAP-constrained military applications introduced by Vicor

ANDOVER, Mass., 23 Sept. 2014. Vicor Corp. in Andover, Mass., is introducing the power pre-regulator module (PRM) for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and other military systems designs that focus on small size, weight, and power (SWAP).

Lockheed Martin tests laser tail gun technology to protect aircraft from enemy fighters and missiles

Lockheed Martin tests laser tail gun technology to protect aircraft from enemy fighters and missiles

SUNNYVALE, Calif., 22 Sept. 2014. Aircraft laser weapons experts at the Lockheed Martin Corp. Space Systems segment in Sunnyvale, Calif., are conducting tests to validate the airworthiness of a prototype high-energy laser tail gun intended to protect combat aircraft from attacks from the rear.

XMC/PMC and Rugged COM Express modules for high-temperature environments introduced by X-ES

XMC/PMC and Rugged COM Express modules for high-temperature environments introduced by X-ES

MIDDLETON, Wis., 22 Sept. 2014. Extreme Engineering Solutions Inc. (X-ES) in Middleton, Wis., is introducing the XPedite8101 Express Mezzanine Card and PCI Mezzanine Card (XMC/PMC))m and XPedite8150 Rugged COM Express modules for applications in demanding high-temperature environments.

Navy moves DOD program forward to improve testing of MIL-STD-1553 avionics databuses

Navy moves DOD program forward to improve testing of MIL-STD-1553 avionics databuses

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE–DIX–LAKEHURST, N.J., 19 Sept. 2014. Military avionics experts at Coherent Technical Services Inc. in Lexington Park, Md., are continuing their work to make data flowing over the MIL-STD-1553 databus available to other systems for testing and data verification.

Progeny Systems continues work to upgrade P-8A mission software to open-systems standards

Progeny Systems continues work to upgrade P-8A mission software to open-systems standards

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE–DIX–LAKEHURST, N.J., 19 Sept. 2014. Aircraft software experts at Progeny Systems Corp. in Manassas, Va., are helping the U.S. Navy upgrade flight software to enable existing airborne mission computers to disseminate collected maritime airborne mission data in real time.

MEMS accelerometers to measure vibration and acceleration introduced by Silicon Designs

MEMS accelerometers to measure vibration and acceleration introduced by Silicon Designs

KIRKLAND, Wash., 19 Sept. 2014. Silicon Designs Inc. in Kirkland, Wash., is introducing the Model 1410 family of digital pulse density output MEMS variable capacitive (VC) accelerometers to measure vibration and acceleration.

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Transformer Rectifier Units (TRUs)

As the world’s leading supplier of Transformer Rectifier Units (TRUs) for commercial aircraft since the 1960s, Crane Aerospace & Electronics can provide you with field-proven, exceptionally reliable solutions. We have thousands of ELDEC TRUs in the field for a wide variety of aircraft programs. The units operate from 3-phase power sources

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IBX400 6U OpenVPX InfiniBand® Switch Fabric Module

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October 2014
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