AVIATION TECHNOLOGY

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ANTENNAS: Ka-band VSAT SATCOM antenna for in-flight connectivity from TECOM

TECOM Industries in Thousand Oaks, Calif., is introducing the KaStream 5000 satellite communications (SATCOM) antenna for mounting in the tail of aircraft for airborne in-flight connectivity.

Saudi national guard chooses air traffic control system from Exelis for Khashm al-An Airfield

Saudi national guard chooses air traffic control system from Exelis for Khashm al-An Airfield

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass., 11 June 2014. Leaders of the Saudi Arabian National Guard at Khashm al-An Airfield, Saudi Arabia, needed an aircraft ground control approach system for air traffic control operations for Saudi Arabian National Guard aviation. They found their solution from the Exelis Surveillance and Reconnaissance Systems segment in Van Nuys, Calif.

Anti-swarm surveillance, next-generation tiltrotors, and automatic shoot-back on Rapid Fire

Anti-swarm surveillance, next-generation tiltrotors, and automatic shoot-back on Rapid Fire

NASHUA, N.H., 11 June 2014. Anti-swarm surround surveillance for Navy surface ships, the next-generation tiltrotor aircraft, and Army vehicles that can automatically return fire highlight this week's Rapid Fire interview with John Keller and Ernesto Burden of Military & Aerospace Electronics.

UAV CONTROL: Navy chooses shipboard data link from L3 Communications-West to communicate with UAVs

The U.S. Navy needed a digital data link to control the MQ-8B and MQ-8C unmanned helicopters operating from the Littoral Combat Ship. They found the solution at L3 Communications-West in Salt Lake City.

SENSORS: Rockwell Collins to provide weather radar for future Coast Guard MH-65E utility helicopters

U.S. Coast Guard aviation experts needed a weather radar system for the service's future MH-65E Dolphin helicopter. They found their solution from Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

CABLE AND CONNECTORS: Military looks to Disan Engineering to provide backplane interconnect for C-130 aircraft

U.S. military logistics experts needed an electronic backplane interconnect system for the Lockheed Martin C-130 four-engine turboprop utility aircraft. They found their solution from Disan Engineering Corp., a military electronics manufacturer in Nowata, Okla.

Air Force Research Lab taps Raytheon to build hypertemporal multispectral space sensor

U.S. Air Force space surveillance experts are looking to the Raytheon Co. Space and Airborne Systems segment in El Segundo, Calif., to blend multispectral images of the Earth taken over time to extract important reconnaissance information.

Related Products

Low Voltage Power Supplies for Avionics

Crane Aerospace & Electronics has over 50 years of experience in the design and manufacture of high quality, high-reliability low voltage power supplies for use in avionics and electronic systems. These switch-mode power supplies are available with single or multiple outputs, and are designed to withstand the severe environments found

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

RAR-USB

The RAR-USB is an ARINC 429 USB 2.0 adaptor that provides up to sixteen totally independent receive channels along with up to five total fully independent transmit channels and eight bi-directional avionics-level discretes. Features include programmable bus rates and parity, error detection, time-tagging and adjustable slew rates. Configuration options include

IBX400 6U OpenVPX InfiniBand® Switch Fabric Module

The IBX400 is the world's first, fully rugged, 6U OpenVPX InfiniBand® switch fabric module (SFM) bringing data center connectivity and performance to deployed defense and aerospace applications, further enhancing GE's broad offering for High Performance Embedded Computing (HPEC). The IBX400 complements GE's GBX460 10 Gigabit Ethernet Switch Fabric Module offering

SBC326 - 3U OpenVPX 4th Generation Intel Core i7 based Single Board Computer

The SBC326 Rugged Single Board Computer (SBC) from GE Intelligent Platforms features the high performance, highly integrated 4th Generation Core i7 processor platform from Intel.

4th Generation Core i7 with fully integrated graphics and memory controller plus quad core processing at 2.4 GHz offers better performance per watt -

DC DC Converters l 1.5 - 120W for Avionics & Military Applications

This line of DC DC converters is ready for rugged duty. Small size, light weight, hermetic, to 125 deg. C, isolated, on DLA SMDs, MIL-PRF-38534 Class

DC DC Converters l 5-200W for Rugged Hi-Rel COTS Applications

High reliability at an affordable cost. Six-sided metal packaging, to 100 deg C, testing to JESD22, MIL-STD-810, and MIL-STD-883, rugged construction, fast delivery.

DC DC Converters l 6 - 120W for Space Programs

Strong space heritage backs this line of DC DC converters. Rad hard incl. ELDRS, SEE, small, light, hermetic, MIL-PRF-38534 Class H & K, to 125 deg. C, on DLA SMDs.

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GE Intelligent Platforms

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Meeting the Gen3 backplane challenge with OpenVPX and COTS

Gen3 serial interconnects such as 40G Ethernet, QDR/FDR10 Infiniband, PCIe Gen3 offer significant performance benefits for OpenVPX Systems.  This webcast will outline OpenVPX Signal ...
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Executive Briefings

How model-based design saves engineers time when dealing with complex requirements

April 29, 2014 Model-based design helps engineers create and verify that their designs meet ever-more-complex system-level requirements. This approach starts with the same set of requirem...

White Papers

NVIDIA’s Tegra K1: A Game-Changer for Rugged Embedded Computing

August 25, 2014 Many applications that could have benefited from GPU technology were prevented from doing so by SWaP constraints. NVIDIA®’s Tegra® K1 changes that. This White Paper brought...

Optimizing Unmanned Vehicle Thermal Performance

August 13, 2014 Unmanned vehicles need a leap in efficiency for next-generation missions. See how ADLINK uses the 4th generation Intel® Core™ processor family to boost throughput up to 4x ...

The Benefits of Integrated Video Management

August 7, 2014 The most effective video management systems (VMS) for airborne law enforcement surveillance enable a platform’s crew members to control their video options – such as sensor...
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July 2014
Volume 25, Issue 7
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