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Milpower Source to provide battery power for digitizing Army M119A3 field artillery

Milpower Source to provide battery power for digitizing Army M119A3 field artillery

Jul 22, 2014

PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J., 22 July 2014. U.S. Army artillery experts needed portable universal battery systems for the project to digitize the M119A3 towed 105-millimeter howitzer. They found their solution from Milpower Source in Belmont, N.H.

Briefcase Receiver for military, aerospace, and government uses introduced by IMT

Briefcase Receiver for military, aerospace, and government uses introduced by IMT

Jul 22, 2014

MOUNT OLIVE, N.J., 22 July 2014. Integrated Microwave Technologies LLC (IMT) in Mount Olive, N.J., is introducing the Briefcase Receiver (BCRx) for military, aerospace, and government applications.

Army modern light helicopter

Jul 22, 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.

Communications and Power to provide traveling wave tubes for Navy shipboard EW systems

Communications and Power to provide traveling wave tubes for Navy shipboard EW systems

Jul 21, 2014

CRANE, Ind., 21 July 2014. U.S. Navy electronic warfare (EW) experts needed traveling wave tubes (TWTs) to repair and refurbish the AN/SLQ-32 shipboard EW systems. The found their solution from Communications & Power Industries LLC (CPI) in Palo Alto, Calif.

Rockwell Collins to provide fly-by-wire control for next-generation Boeing 777 jumbo jet

Rockwell Collins to provide fly-by-wire control for next-generation Boeing 777 jumbo jet

Jul 21, 2014

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, 21 July 2014. Avionics designers at BAE Systems in London needed a flight-control module (FCM) for the integrated flight control electronics (IFCE) fly-by-wire (FBW) system that BAE Systems is designing for the Boeing 777x widebody passenger jet. They found their solution from Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Multi-channel PXI-based test solution for complex carrier aggregation introduced by Agilent

Multi-channel PXI-based test solution for complex carrier aggregation introduced by Agilent

Jul 21, 2014

SANTA CLARA, Calif., 21 July 2014. Agilent Technologies Inc. in Santa Clara, Calif., is introducing the LTE/LTE-Advanced multi-channel PXI-based test solution to accelerate the setup of multi-channel test system configurations and enable engineers to gain deeper insight into complex carrier aggregation and spatial multiplexing MIMO designs.

Sonar keeps watch for sea mines

Jul 21, 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.

Global demand for commercial passenger jets over next two decades set at 36,770 worth $5.2 trillion

Global demand for commercial passenger jets over next two decades set at 36,770 worth $5.2 trillion

Jul 18, 2014

FARNBOROUGH, England, 18 July 2014. Analysts at the Boeing Co. in Seattle predict global demand for commercial passenger aircraft will be 36,770 new airplanes over the next 20 years worth $5.2 trillion. Boeing, one of the world's largest commercial jet manufacturers, made its announcement this week at the Farnborough International Airshow in Farnborough, England.

Northrop Grumman to correct software deficiencies in advanced radar for Global Hawk Block 40 UAV

Northrop Grumman to correct software deficiencies in advanced radar for Global Hawk Block 40 UAV

Jul 18, 2014

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass., 18 July 2014. The cost of a Northrop Grumman Corp. project to develop a next-generation airborne radar to track slow-moving ground vehicles and low-flying cruise missiles has grown to $1.53 billion after a contract modification was announced this week to make software corrections.

Harwin doubles current rating of high-rel power connectors for aerospace applications

Harwin doubles current rating of high-rel power connectors for aerospace applications

Jul 18, 2014

PORTSMOUTH, England, 18 July 2014. Harwin Inc. in Portsmouth, England, is doubling the current rating of the power contacts available for use in its Datamate Mix-Tek mixed-technology connector series from 20 to 40 amps.

Military mission planning

Jul 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.

777 jumbo jet flying straight and level at 33,000 feet over Ukraine no match for SA-17 missile

Jul 17, 2014

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 17 July 2014. It looks like Malaysia Airlines is having another really bad day. Breaking news reports that a Malaysia 777 jumbo jet en-route from Amsterdam is missing and may have been shot down over Ukraine where government forces and Russian-backed separatists are locked in a civil war in the eastern region of the country.

Navy orders new supplies of anti-submarine sonobuoys for ocean surveying, tracking, and attack

Navy orders new supplies of anti-submarine sonobuoys for ocean surveying, tracking, and attack

Jul 17, 2014

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 17 July 2014. U.S. Navy anti-submarine warfare (ASW) experts are replenishing their supplies of air-launched sonobuoys with a variety of capabilities ranging from taking the temperature of ocean layers at different depths, to detonating submerged explosive charges.

Navy asks embedded computing industry to supply 83 6U VME32 circuit cards for LCAC

Navy asks embedded computing industry to supply 83 6U VME32 circuit cards for LCAC

Jul 17, 2014

PANAMA CITY, Fla., 17 July 2014. U.S. Navy surface warfare experts are asking industry to supply electronic circuit cards for planned upgrades to the Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) vessel that brings warfighters and supplies ashore from nearby surface ships.

1200-Watt laser from a 300-micron fiber at 976 nanometers introduced by DILAS

1200-Watt laser from a 300-micron fiber at 976 nanometers introduced by DILAS

Jul 17, 2014

MAINZ, Germany, 17 July 2014. DILAS in Mainz, Germany, is introducing a 1200-Watt output power laser from a 300-micron fiber at 976 nanometers as part of the company's COMPACT-EVOLUTION product line for industrial laser applications.

Desert missile test

Jul 17, 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.

Raytheon avionics radio demonstrates paves the way for upgrading U.S. Army helicopter fleet

Raytheon avionics radio demonstrates paves the way for upgrading U.S. Army helicopter fleet

Jul 16, 2014

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 16 July 2014. Avionics radio experts at the Raytheon Co. Space and Airborne Systems segment in El Segundo, Calif., are providing the first major helicopter radio upgrade since to the U.S. Army rotorcraft fleet since 2005 with the company's RT-1987 radio, Raytheon officials say.

DARPA HERMES program seeks to defeat RF jamming and interference with low-power wideband signals

DARPA HERMES program seeks to defeat RF jamming and interference with low-power wideband signals

Jul 16, 2014

ARLINGTON, Va., 16 July 2014. U.S. military researchers are trying to find ways to use wideband low-power RF signals to mitigate the effects of RF jamming and interference that threaten to disrupt important military operations.

Harwin doubles current rating of high-rel power connectors for aerospace applications

Hyperspectral VNIR sensor for small hand-launched UAVs introduced by Headwall Photonics

Jul 16, 2014

FITCHBURG, Mass., 16 July 2014. Headwall Photonics Inc. in Fitchburg, Mass., is introducing the Nano-Hyperspec sensor to provide small hand-launched commercial unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with hyperspectral imaging capability.

Fighting helicopters

Jul 16, 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.

Train derailment a cautionary tale for today's complicated aerospace manufacturing supply chain

Train derailment a cautionary tale for today's complicated aerospace manufacturing supply chain

Jul 15, 2014

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 15 July 2014. Army commanders have known for centuries about the dangers of dangling a crucial military operation at the end of a long and vulnerable logistics string.

Air Force names 10 NETCENTS-2 Application contractors to share $960 million in IT orders

Air Force names 10 NETCENTS-2 Application contractors to share $960 million in IT orders

Jul 15, 2014

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala., 15 July 2014. U.S. Air Force information technology (IT) experts are choosing 10 companies to compete for a decade's worth of IT services contracts as part of the Network-Centric Solutions-2 (NETCENTS-2) Application Services program.

Global demand for flexible electronics predicted to hit $13.23 billion by 2020

Global demand for flexible electronics predicted to hit $13.23 billion by 2020

Jul 15, 2014

DALLAS, 15 July 2014. The global market for flexible electronics like flexible solar cell arrays and flexible organic light-emitting diode (OLED) electronics on plastic substrates will grow to $13.23 billion by 2020, which represents a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21.73 percent.

Rugged data acquisition PCI Express Mini card for sonar and laser control offered by Diamond

Rugged data acquisition PCI Express Mini card for sonar and laser control offered by Diamond

Jul 15, 2014

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., 15 July 2014. Diamond Systems in Mountain View, Calif., is introducing the DS-MPE-DAQ0804 rugged, low-cost data acquisition PCI Express Mini card module for adding analog I/O and digital I/O to embedded computing applications requiring low cost, small size, and light weight.

Networked Navy ships

Jul 15, 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.

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July 2014
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