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Air Force takes up open-systems standards for ISR sensor pods in hopes of spreading military-wide

Air Force takes up open-systems standards for ISR sensor pods in hopes of spreading military-wide

January 22, 2015

PHOENIX, 22 Jan. 2015. U.S. Air Force avionics experts are spearheading a initiative to define a standard electronics architecture for complex intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) sensor pods on military aircraft.

Corning boosts expertise in military hyperspectral imaging with acquisition of NovaSol

Corning boosts expertise in military hyperspectral imaging with acquisition of NovaSol

January 22, 2015

CORNING, N.Y., 22 Jan. 2015. Specialty glass expert Corning Inc. in Corning, N.Y., is boosting the company's expertise in aerospace and defense hyperspectral imaging technology with their acquisition of NovaSol in Honolulu.

Embedded computing community seeks to push I/O speeds in exploring new frontier of optical interconnects

Embedded computing community seeks to push I/O speeds in exploring new frontier of optical interconnects

January 21, 2015

PHOENIX 21 Jan. 2015. Designers of high-performance embedded computing (HPEC) systems are exploring the use of optical fiber-based interconnects among circuit cards in electronic enclosures, and among the enclosures themselves, in efforts speed system performance.

Navy expands MQ-4C Triton UAV facilities at Point Mugu in preparation for activation this year

Navy expands MQ-4C Triton UAV facilities at Point Mugu in preparation for activation this year

January 19, 2015

VENTURA COUNTY NAVAL BASE, Calif., 19 Jan. 2015. U.S. Navy leaders are expanding the basing and infrastructure to support the Navy's future fleet of Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) long-range unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in Southern California.

Navy to beef-up carrier-based jet fighter IRST ability to search for enemy planes without radar

Navy to beef-up carrier-based jet fighters' ability to search for enemy planes without radar

January 16, 2015

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 16 Jan. 2015. Electro-optics engineers at the Boeing Co. are equipping additional U.S. Navy carrier-based jet fighters with passive search gear to detect and track enemy aircraft without the use of radar.

Carnegie Mellon to apply synthetic vision technology to help keep snow plows safe on the road

Carnegie Mellon to apply synthetic vision technology to help keep snow plows safe on the road

January 12, 2015

WASHINGTON, 12 Jan. 2015. Federal transportation authorities are asking researchers at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh to borrow from defense and aerospace synthetic vision technology to develop an enhanced vision system to enable snowplow drivers to see clearly in blizzard conditions.

SWIR viewing system from Sensors Unlimited for viewing battlefield lasers day or night

January 11, 2015

The Warrior HWH (handheld/weapon/ helmet) modular short wavelength IR viewing system can image through conditions such as haze, smoke, and dust that impede non-SWIR systems.

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