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Isolated DC-DC converters for semiconductor drive circuits and hybrid power introduced by GE

Isolated DC-DC converters for semiconductor drive circuits and hybrid power introduced by GE

Jul 28, 2014

DALLAS, 28 July 2014. The GE Critical Power business in Dallas is introducing the SHHN000A3CL isolated DC-DC converters for insulated-gate bipolar transistors and other semiconductor device drive circuits, or in hybrid power architectures and industrial applications.

Rugged mobile IP router for military ground vehicles and aircraft introduced by Curtiss-Wright

Rugged mobile IP router for military ground vehicles and aircraft introduced by Curtiss-Wright

Jul 25, 2014

ASHBURN, Va., 25 July 2014. The Curtiss-Wright Corp. Defense Solutions division in Ashburn, Va., is introducing an enhanced Parvus DuraMAR 5915 rugged mobile IP router subsystem for network switching in deployed military and commercial aerospace embedded computing applications such as tactical ground vehicles, helicopters, and fixed wing aircraft.

Hunting for roadside bombs

Jul 25, 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.

U.S. spending on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to reach $15 billion by 2020, market researcher says

U.S. spending on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to reach $15 billion by 2020, market researcher says

Jul 24, 2014

BOSTON, 24 July 2014. The U.S. market for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) will triple in size over the next five years, and should grow from $5 billion in 2013 to $15 billion in 2020, predict analysts at market researcher Information Gatekeepers Inc. (IGI) in Boston.

Army approaches industry for ideas on RF interference mitigation in future electronic warfare

Army approaches industry for ideas on RF interference mitigation in future electronic warfare

Jul 24, 2014

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., 24 July 2014. U.S. Army researchers are reaching out to industry for ideas on how to reduce or eliminate RF interference in future electronic warfare (EW) systems.

Low-profile PCI Express FPGA board for SIGINT and security introduced by BittWare

Low-profile PCI Express FPGA board for SIGINT and security introduced by BittWare

Jul 24, 2014

CONCORD, N.H., 24 July 2014. BittWare Inc. in Concord, N.H., is introducing the A5-PCI Express-L (A5PL) low profile PCI Express embedded computing board based on Altera's Arria V AZ field-programmable gate array (FPGA) for signals intelligence (SIGINT), security, network processing, and broadcast applications.

Hyperspectral imaging reveals hidden details

Jul 24, 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 considers developing advanced staring infrared search and track for combat aircraft

Air Force considers developing advanced staring infrared search and track for combat aircraft

Jul 23, 2014

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 23 July 2014. U.S. Air Force electro-optics researchers are reaching out to industry for ideas and enabling technologies for a next-generation infrared search-and-track (IRST) system to provide advanced passive surveillance, tracking, and target-acquisition capability for military combat aircraft.

Lee Air chooses ARINC 429 databus interfaces for avionics aboard Cessna aircraft

Lee Air chooses ARINC 429 databus interfaces for avionics aboard Cessna aircraft

Jul 23, 2014

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., 23 July 2014. Avionics designers at Lee Air Inc. in Wichita, Kan., needed ARINC 429 databus interface for PC/104-Plus embedded computing systems for Cessna aircraft. They found their solution from GE Intelligent Platforms in Huntsville, Ala.

Compact rugged connectors for COTS military and aerospace applications introduced by LEMO

Compact rugged connectors for COTS military and aerospace applications introduced by LEMO

Jul 23, 2014

ROHNERT PARK, Calif., 23 July 2014. LEMO USA, Inc. in Rohnert Park, Calif., is introducing the MM compact connectors for COTS military, security, and aerospace, as well as other harsh-environment applications.

Helicopter glass cockpit

Jul 23, 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.

Threats of a technological over-reaction to the Malaysia 17 shoot-down over Ukraine

Jul 22, 2014

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 22 July 2014. The tragedy surrounding the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 keeps getting stranger and stranger, with accusations flying freely yet no real information on who might have been at fault.

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.

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