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Electronics adhesive epoxy that resists extremes in temperature introduced by Epoxies Etc.

Electronics adhesive epoxy that resists extremes in temperature introduced by Epoxies Etc.

Apr 17, 2015

CRANSTON, R.I., 17 April 2015. Epoxies Etc. in Cranston, R.I., is introducing the 50-3150RFR Black Epoxy with Catalyst 30 UL-listed epoxy with enhanced temperature resistance and thermal conductivity.

Navy researchers developing swarms of cooperating air drones for overwhelming land and sea attacks

Navy researchers developing swarms of cooperating air drones for overwhelming land and sea attacks

Apr 16, 2015

ARLINGTON, Va., 16 April 2015. U.S. Navy researchers have demonstrated swarming unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) designed to overwhelm an adversary autonomously as the UAVs fly together like flocks of birds.

VPX embedded computing standard tailored for space applications ratified by ANSI and VITA

VPX embedded computing standard tailored for space applications ratified by ANSI and VITA

Apr 16, 2015

FOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz., 16 April 2015. A new embedded computing open-systems industry standard for creating high performance fault-tolerant interoperable backplanes and modules for spacecraft electronics and other high-availability applications has been ratified.

Power electronics connectors for military and commercial aerospace uses introduced by TE

Power electronics connectors for military and commercial aerospace uses introduced by TE

Apr 16, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa., 16 April 2015. TE Connectivity in Harrisburg, Pa., is introducing the AS81714 Series II DEUTSCH CTJ connector modules that are customizable for military and commercial aerospace applications.

Defense electronics industry concerned about cyber security, yet not sure where to turn for help

Defense electronics industry concerned about cyber security, yet not sure where to turn for help

Apr 15, 2015

NASHUA, N.H., 15 April 2015. The vast majority of those in the aerospace and defense electronics industry are deeply concerned with the susceptibility of their data and systems to cyber attack, yet are not investing in cyber security tools because of perceived high costs and lack of customer cyber security requirements.

Boeing Insitu boosts sensor and image processing expertise with acquisition of 2d3

Boeing Insitu boosts sensor and image processing expertise with acquisition of 2d3

Apr 15, 2015

BINGEN, Wash., 15 April 2015. Executives of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) specialist Insitu Inc. in Bingen, Wash., are boosting their company's expertise in signal processing for unmanned sensor payloads with their acquisition of 2d3 Sensing in Irvine, Calif.

Secure solid-state drives with encryption, fast erase, and self-destruct introduced by Microsemi

Secure solid-state drives with encryption, fast erase, and self-destruct introduced by Microsemi

Apr 15, 2015

PHOENIX, 15 April 2015. Microsemi Corp. in Phoenix is introducing a secure 64-gigabyte solid state drive (SSD) for embedded computing in harsh environments where data protection is of the utmost importance.

30 years later, Marine Corps Boeing AV-8B jump jet still being upgraded as front-line attack jet

30 years later, Marine Corps Boeing AV-8B jump jet still being upgraded as front-line attack jet

Apr 14, 2015

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 14 April 2015. The U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier II jump jet is one of the most upgraded military combat aircraft 30 years after its first deployments, and even longer than that since its initial design back in the 1970s.

Technology and research to radiation-harden COTS electronics tot he radiation effects of nuclear weapons explosions

Navy to work with industry to find ways of hardening COTS electronics to nuclear explosions

Apr 14, 2015

CRANE, Ind., 14 April 2015. U.S. Navy researchers are working with working with industry and academia to find new ways to create radiation-hardened commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) electronics from the effects of radiation from the explosion of nuclear weapons.

Navy surveys industry for vehicle-mount Link-16 radios with simultaneous two-channel capability

Navy surveys industry for vehicle-mount Link-16 radios with simultaneous two-channel capability

Apr 14, 2015

LAKEHURST, N.J., 14 April 2015. U.S. Navy aircraft experts are surveying the military radio communications industry for companies able to provide off-the-shelf vehicle-mount radios with two-channel operation and Link 16 capabilities.

Explosion-proof connectors for use in harsh-environment applications introduced by Amphenol

Explosion-proof connectors for use in harsh-environment applications introduced by Amphenol

Apr 14, 2015

SIDNEY, N.Y., 14 April 2015. Amphenol Industrial Products Group in Sidney, N.Y., is introducing the Amphe-Coal EX miniature connector for harsh-environment applications like coal mining.

Marine Corps AV-8B jump jet avionics mission computers to receive next-gen Ethernet capability

Marine Corps AV-8B jump jet avionics mission computers to receive next-gen Ethernet capability

Apr 13, 2015

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 13 April 2015. U.S. Navy avionics experts are sponsoring a project to upgrade the avionics mission computers in the U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier II jump jet with next-generation Ethernet capability.

Army orders Shadow catapult-launched UAVs for Army and Marine Corps brigade surveillance

Army orders Shadow catapult-launched UAVs for Army and Marine Corps brigade surveillance

Apr 13, 2015

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 13 April 2015. Textron Systems Corp. will provide new RQ-7B Shadow tactical unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and ground-control systems under terms of a $79.5 million contract announced earlier this month.

Sunlight-readable monitor for military, marine, oil and gas applications introduced by TRU-Vu

Sunlight-readable monitor for military, marine, oil and gas applications introduced by TRU-Vu

Apr 13, 2015

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., 13 April 2015. TRU-Vu Monitors in Arlington Heights, Ill. is introducing the SRMW-24R-SS sunlight-readable monitor for military, marine, oil and gas, digital signage, amusement park, factory wash-down, and auto racing applications.

Gray Army Airfield at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., to receive new air traffic control tower

Gray Army Airfield at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., to receive new air traffic control tower

Apr 10, 2015

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash., 10 April 2015. The Gray Army Airfield, a helicopter airport at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., will receive a new air traffic control tower to replace a relatively old tower that's now considered an obstacle to aviation.

Special Forces asks industries for new technologies to help combat divers fight in the water

Special Forces asks industries for new technologies to help combat divers fight in the water

Apr 10, 2015

MacDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., 10 April 2015. U.S. military special operations experts are reaching out to industry for new technologies to help combat divers and swimmers maneuver, navigate, communicate, and fight in the water.

Ku-band iso-divider RF and microwave unit for space applications introduced by Crane

Ku-band iso-divider RF and microwave unit for space applications introduced by Crane

Apr 10, 2015

CHANDLER, Ariz., 10 April 2015. The Crane Aerospace & Electronics Microwave Solutions segment in Chandler, Ariz., is introducing the 8-way Ku-band iso-divider RF and microwave unit for space applications.

L-3 Chesapeake Sciences to build six next-generation towed-array sonars for attack submarines

L-3 Chesapeake Sciences to build six next-generation towed-array sonars for attack submarines

Apr 9, 2015

WASHINGTON, 9 April 2015. Sonar designers at L-3 Chesapeake Sciences Corp. in Millersville, Md., are building the U.S. Navy's next-generation towed-array sonar for submarines and unmanned surface vessels (USVs) to detect, track, and classify quiet, modern submarine threats in open ocean and littoral waters.

General Dynamics network encryptor certified for government top-secret cyber security applications

General Dynamics network encryptor certified for government top-secret cyber security applications

Apr 9, 2015

FAIRFAX, Va., 9 April 2015. The U.S National Security Agency (NSA) at Fort Meade, Md., has certified the KG-175X TACLANE-10G in-line network encryptor from the General Dynamics Corp. Mission Systems segment in Fairfax, Va., for government cyber security use at the Top Secret level and below.

MIL-STD-1553/1760 dual avionics transceiver for height-restricted applications introduced by Holt

MIL-STD-1553/1760 dual avionics transceiver for height-restricted applications introduced by Holt

Apr 9, 2015

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., 9 April 2015. Holt Integrated Circuits in Mission Viejo, Calif., is introducing the HI-2579CG 3.3-volt MIL-STD-1553/1760 dual avionics transceiver for applications using cards with component height restrictions like PMC and XMC.

INTERCONNECT TECHNOLOGY: Watertight connector for avionics and night-vision introduced by LEMO

Apr 8, 2015

LEMO USA in Rohnert Park, Calif., is introducing the 0T series small-size watertight connector for aerospace and defense applications like aircraft communications, land vehicles, night-vision equipment, and simulation.

RF AND MICROWAVE: GaN RF amplifier for S-Band radar introduced by Comtech PST

Apr 8, 2015

Comtech PST Corp. in Melville, N.Y., is introducing the BMPC318358-900 gallium nitride (GaN) amplifier for S-Band radar applications.

POWER ELECTRONICS: Rugged power supplies for harsh-environment applications introduced by Crystal

Apr 8, 2015

Crystal Group in Hiawatha, Iowa, is introducing the RPS425DC1U and RPS585DC2U rugged power supplies for DC applications within demanding environments.

EMBEDDED COMPUTING: Virtex-7-based PCI Express FMC carrier for DSP applications introduced by Pentek

Apr 8, 2015

Pentek Inc. in Upper Saddle River, N.J., is introducing the Flexor model 7070 PCI Express FPGA mezzanine card (FMC) embedded computing carrier with a Virtex-7 field-programmable gate array (FPGA) for demanding digital signal processing (DSP) applications.

MILITARY AVIONICS: BAE Systems to provide military aircraft IFF transponders

Apr 8, 2015

Navy experts are asking BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Integration in Greenlawn, N.Y., to provide hundreds of identification-friend-or-foe (IFF) transponders for military jet fighter-bombers, helicopters, and trainer and transport aircraft under a $34.3 million contract.

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