ELECTRO-OPTICS

Visible-light cameras, infrared (IR) sensors, lasers, lenses, and other optical technologies

Military UAV market to hit $6.35 billion by 2018

Spending for U.S. military UAVs to rise from $4.97 billion in 2013 to $6.53 billion in 2018

May 7, 2014

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., 7 May 2014. Spending for U.S. military unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) will rise from $4.97 billion in 2013 to $6.53 billion in 2018 -- a five-year increase of 24 percent -- predict analysts at market researcher Frost & Sullivan in Mountain View, Calif.

DARPA eyes buoy nodes to restore data networks

DARPA considers buoy communications nodes to restore data networks in presence of enemy jamming

April 18, 2014

ARLINGTON, Va., 18 April 2014. U.S. military researchers will brief industry late this month on an upcoming program to use small-diameter optical fiber and buoy relay nodes for the temporary restoration of military data networks amid jamming and other enemy attempts to disrupt communications.

Hypertemporal imaging: the next Big Challenge for high-performance embedded computing

April 1, 2014

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 1 April 2014. It might be a fun exercise to sit with the leading practitioners of high-performance embedded computing (HPEC) to trade opinions about what are the toughest, gnarliest, most knee-buckling HPEC challenges in the foreseeable future.

Pentagon drone spending to reach $2.45 billion

Pentagon plans to spend $2.45 billion next year on UAVs for surveillance and attack

March 9, 2014

WASHINGTON, 9 March 2014. U.S. military leaders plan to spend $2.45 billion next year on unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) procurement and research, with the RQ-4 Global Hawk, MQ-9 Reaper, and the experimental U.S. Navy Unmanned Carrier-Launched Airborne Surveillance And Strike (UCLASS) system expected to be the biggest winners.

Israel Aerospace Industries unveils medium-endurance UAV that runs on jet fuel, not gasoline

February 24, 2014

LOD, Israel, 24 Feb. 2014. Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) designers at Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) in Lod, Israel, have revealed the company's Super Heron heavy-fuel UAV with advanced avionics, triple redundancy, and advanced computerized systems for growth potential.

Military researchers reach out to industry for open-source software for unattended ground sensors

February 16, 2014

PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., 16 Feb. 2014. U.S. military researchers are asking for industry's help to develop open-systems software that will enable unattended ground sensors to work together, and increase the flexibility and lower the costs of developing and deploying unattended sensors.

General Dynamics gets contract to build 12 advanced main battle tanks with digital vetronics

February 4, 2014

WARREN, Mich., 4 Feb. 2014. Armored combat vehicle designers at General Dynamics Land Systems in Sterling Heights, Mich., will build 12 M1A2 Abrams System Enhanced Package (SEP) Version 2 (V2) main battle tanks with digital vetronics under terms of a $72.7 million contract modification announced Friday from the U.S. Army.

Related Products

CPU-PPC460EX-VME Processor Board

The CPU-PPC460EX-VME PowerPC processor board is designed for rugged, conduction and convection cooled environments. It is capable of running Linux and VxWorks operating systems. Because of its high performance processor and the fact it contains a large number of diverse interfaces types, it is very well suited for

CPU-iMX27-VME Processor Board

The Beyond Electronics CPU-iMX27-VME is a single VMEbus module with four i.MX27 Freescale processor chips and all required peripherals to run embedded Linux systems. The processors are tied together with a six port Marvell Gigabit Ethernet switch, leaving two ports free to connect to external equipment. Each

PMC-ATM

The PMC-ATM OC-3 NIC is a high performance ATM network interface ideally suited for replacing aging technology products as well as providing a migration path to more contemporary interfaces such as Gigabit Ethernet. The board supports CBR and UBR service classes. VBR and ABR are available upon request.

Related Companies

There is no current content available.

Webcasts

Meeting the Gen3 backplane challenge with OpenVPX and COTS

Tight Pentagon budgets mean military systems must stay in the field for longer than ever before. This doesn't mean obsolete technology, however. Today's military electronics are being upg...
Sponsored by

Digital signal processing for signals intelligence and electronic warfare

Military & Aerospace Electronics presents an expert Webcast on the design considerations for blending general-purposes processors (GPUs), general-purpose graphics processors (GPGPUs),...

Executive Briefings

Rugged COTS Subsystems for Manned and Unmanned Aircraft

October 16, 2014 Tightening budgets for the U.S. Department of Defense not only compel military leaders to keep the nation’s fleets of manned and unmanned aircraft in working order for as l...
Sponsored by

The HPEC transformation of embedded computing

September 30, 2014 High-performance embedded computing, which the industry knows as HPEC, takes advantage of the latest technologies in general-purpose processing, massively parallel processi...

White Papers

International Military Standards: An Input Power Reference Guide

October 31, 2014 The successful design of Military systems demands a full understanding of the complex performance requirements, testing, and environmental conditions to which the intended ...

Modular Approach to Rugged COTS Data Storage Selection

October 31, 2014 Data storage plays a key role in Defense and Aerospace deployed data gathering system applications. Data gathering and storage device components must frequently be deployed...

Video Management Systems Support Services

October 31, 2014 Traditionally there has been a difference between the product support models provided by mission equipment manufacturers and the requirements for aircraft fleet maintenance...

All Access Sponsors

View the 2014 Buyer's Guide Now!


Mil Aero & Magazine

October 2014
Volume 25, Issue 10
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