Editorial Content

IGBT power electronics modules introduced by IR for high-power industrial applications

IGBT power electronics modules introduced by IR for high-power industrial applications

Nov 26, 2014

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., 26 Nov. 2014. International Rectifier (IR) in El Segundo, Calif., is introducing a family of insulated-gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) modules for high-power industrial applications including motor drive inverters, switch mode power supplies (SMPS), uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), solar inverters and welding.

Navy orders year's worth of AN/ALE-55 aircraft fiber optic towed decoys (FOTDs) from BAE Systems

Navy orders year's worth of AN/ALE-55 aircraft fiber optic towed decoys (FOTDs) from BAE Systems

Nov 25, 2014

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 25 Nov. 2014. Electronic warfare (EW) experts at the BAE Systems Electronic Systems segment in Nashua, N.H., will build 283 AN/ALE-55 fiber optic towed decoys (FOTDs) under terms of a $19.9 million U.S. Navy contract announced Friday.

DC pass RF lightning and surge protection for top-mount electronics introduced by Times Microwave

DC pass RF lightning and surge protection for top-mount electronics introduced by Times Microwave

Nov 25, 2014

WALLINGFORD, Conn., 25 Nov. 2014. Times Microwave Systems in Wallingford, Conn., is introducing the Times-Protect LP-GTV-T series of DC pass RF lightning and surge protection products for applications requiring DC voltage and current to power tower top-mounted electronics.

Light attack helicopters

Nov 25, 2014
Navy to upgrade shipboard radar systems with Compact PCI architectures and Acromag circuit cards

Navy to upgrade shipboard radar systems with Compact PCI architectures and Acromag circuit cards

Nov 24, 2014

CRANE, Ind., 24 Nov. 2014. Electronics experts at the Raytheon Co. Integrated Defense Systems segment in Portsmouth, R.I., are upgrading the U.S. Navy AN/SPS-73(V)12 short-range, two-dimensional, surface search and navigation radar system that provides contact range and bearing information for Navy surface ships.

Electronics cooling fan for hazardous and explosive environments introduced by AMETEK Rotron

Electronics cooling fan for hazardous and explosive environments introduced by AMETEK Rotron

Nov 24, 2014

WOODSTOCK, N.Y., 24 Nov. 2014. AMETEK Rotron in Woodstock, N.Y., is introducing the MIL-901XP high-reliability cooling fan for hazardous and explosive industrial thermal management applications.

Keeping helicopters out of harm's way

Nov 24, 2014
USSTRATCOM Systems And Mission Support III

Nine companies share $800 million contract to support nuclear weapons, cyber warfare, and C4ISR

Nov 21, 2014

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb., 21 Nov. 2014. U.S. military authorities in charge of space, cyber warfare, missile defense, global command and control, and nuclear weapons are spending as much as $800 million over the next five years for support services.

Navy wants explosives-detection technologies from direct contact with surfaces

Navy surveys industry for new technologies to detect trace amounts of explosives on surfaces

Nov 21, 2014

INDIAN HEAD, Md., 21 Nov. 2014. U.S. Navy explosives-detection efforts are asking industry for ideas on non-vapor-collecting ways of detecting trace amounts of explosives by contacting sample surfaces directly.

10-gigabyte-per-second connectors for aerospace and defense uses introduced by TE Connectivity

10-gigabyte-per-second connectors for aerospace and defense uses introduced by TE Connectivity

Nov 21, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., 21 Nov. 2014. TE Connectivity in Harrisburg, Pa., is introducing the CeeLok FAS-X connector that meets aerospace and military industry demand for 10-gigabyte-per-second requirements and other high-speed protocols such as IEEE 1394b I/O, Fibre channel networks and Modular D38999 for harsh environment applications.

Radar-hunting missiles

Nov 21, 2014
 Finding needle in a haystack: IARPA searches for ways to find and track foreign ships at sea

Finding needle in a haystack: IARPA searches for ways to find and track foreign ships at sea

Nov 20, 2014

WASHINGTON, 20 Nov. 2014. U.S. intelligence experts are trying come to grips with thorny issues like international arms smuggling, nuclear materials exchanges, and inter-continental illegal drug trafficking with one of today's most difficult surveillance challenges: finding and tracking foreign ships at sea.

Worldwide demand for telemetry to grow from $109.54 billion this year to $243 billion in 2020

Worldwide demand for telemetry to grow from $109.54 billion this year to $243 billion in 2020

Nov 20, 2014

DALLAS, 20 Nov. 2014. Worldwide demand for telemetry is expected to grow from $109.54 billion this year to $243 billion in 2020 -- a combined annual growth rate of 14.2 percent -- predict analysts at market researcher MarketsandMarkets in Dallas.

Thermally conductive, electrically insulative epoxy for die-attach uses introduced by Master Bond

Thermally conductive, electrically insulative epoxy for die-attach uses introduced by Master Bond

Nov 20, 2014

HACKENSACK, N.J., 20 Nov. 2014. Master Bond Inc. in Hackensack, N.J., is introducing the Master Bond Supreme 3HTND-2DA thermally conductive, electrically insulative one-part epoxy for die-attach applications.

Northrop Grumman reveals details of VME-based flight computers on Marine Corps combat helicopters

Northrop Grumman reveals details of VME-based flight computers on Marine Corps combat helicopters

Nov 19, 2014

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., 19 Nov. 2014. Helicopter avionics experts at the Northrop Grumman Corp. Electronic Systems sector in Woodland Hills, Calif., are revealing details of a $25 million U.S. Navy contract awarded last May to provide flight computers for the U.S. Marine Corps.UH-1Y and AH-1Z helicopters.

Intelligence experts ask for speech-recognition software that works in noisy, echo-ridden rooms

Intelligence experts ask for speech-recognition software that works in noisy, echo-ridden rooms

Nov 19, 2014

WASHINGTON, 19 Nov. 2014. U.S. intelligence experts are asking industry, colleges, and the public to design speech-recognition software that can decipher conversations and other speech that happens over microphones in noisy, echo-ridden environments.

Rugged RF and microwave cable with low insertion loss for aerospace uses introduced by Gore

Rugged RF and microwave cable with low insertion loss for aerospace uses introduced by Gore

Nov 19, 2014

LANDENBERG, Pa., 19 Nov. 2014. W.L. Gore & Associates Inc. in Landenberg, Pa., is introducing introduced a small-diameter cable for aerospace applications where compact profile and light weight constructions are top design priorities.

Patrolling treacherous waters

Nov 19, 2014

test

SWATs, SWEATERs, and ANSWERs: Air Force gets serious about spectrum warfare

Nov 18, 2014

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 18 Nov. 2014. Three new military technology research programs are showing us two things. First, the term "spectrum warfare" is evolving quickly well-understood mainstream usage, and second, spectrum warfare rapidly is taking its place as a top U.S. military priority.

Navy researchers consider arming future large unmanned submersible with anti-submarine weaponry

Navy researchers consider arming future large unmanned submersible with anti-submarine weaponry

Nov 18, 2014

ARLINGTON, Va., 18 Nov. 2014. U.S. Navy researchers will brief industry this week on a plan to outfit a future large unmanned submersible with anti-submarine weapons. Briefings are this Friday, 21 Nov. 2014 in Arlington, Va.

Woods Hole to develop and upgrade underwater drone technologies for minehunting, ASW, and surveillance

Woods Hole to develop and upgrade underwater drone technologies for minehunting, ASW, and surveillance

Nov 18, 2014

NEWPORT, R.I., 18 Nov. 2014. Military undersea experts at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, Mass., develop and upgrade a variety of unmanned underwater vehicles (UUV) programs that involve underwater communications, underwater mine hunting, and anti-submarine warfare (ASW).

Weather- and water resistant circular power connectors for outdoor uses introduced by Hirose

Weather- and water resistant circular power connectors for outdoor uses introduced by Hirose

Nov 18, 2014

SIMI VALLEY, Calif., 18 Nov. 2014. Hirose Electric Co. Ltd. in Simi Valley, Calif., is introducing the HR41 series weather-resistant connector for outdoor use in applications such as lighting, base station transceiver systems (BTS), and electronic toll collection (ETC) systems.

Deploying the big guns

Nov 18, 2014

Sea glider unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) like the one shown above are helping U.S. Navy researchers harvest energy from temperature differences in the ocean's depths.

Air Force launches SWAT program to help develop and evaluate spectrum warfare technologies

Air Force launches SWAT program to help develop and evaluate spectrum warfare technologies

Nov 17, 2014

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 17 Nov. 2014. U.S. Air Force researchers are ready to ask industry to help them develop and evaluate technologies to help determine the value of new spectrum warfare systems and technologies.

All Access Sponsors

View the 2014 Buyer's Guide Now!


Mil & Aero Magazine

November 2014
Volume 25, Issue 11
file

Download Our Apps



iPhone

iPad

Android

Connect With Us



Newsletters

Military & Aerospace Electronics

Weekly newsletter covering technical content, breaking news and product information
SUBSCRIBE

Defense Executive

Monthly newsletter covering business news and strategic insights for executive managers
SUBSCRIBE

Embedded Computing Report

Monthly newsletter covering news on embedded computing in aerospace, defense and industrial-rugged applications
SUBSCRIBE

Unmanned Vehicles

Monthly newsletter covering news updates for designers of unmanned vehicles
SUBSCRIBE