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Northrop Grumman joins Draper Lab in program to combat military counterfeit electronics

Northrop Grumman joins Draper Lab in program to combat military counterfeit electronics

ARLINGTON, Va., 15 Jan., 2015. Defense microelectronics experts at the Northrop Grumman Corp. Electronic Systems segment in Linthicum, Md., are joining the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory in Cambridge, Mass., in a program to develop new technologies to safeguard the U.S. military electronics supply chain from substandard used and counterfeit electronics.

Lockheed Martin to upgrade Army's early model tactical missiles into safe, low-cost munitions

Lockheed Martin to upgrade Army's early model tactical missiles into safe, low-cost munitions

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 15 Jan. 2015. Fire support experts at Lockheed Martin Corp. are upgrading U.S. Army long-range tactical missiles to reduce the weapon's costs and threats of unexploded ordnance.

Rugged handheld computer for high-volume data collection introduced by Juniper Systems

Rugged handheld computer for high-volume data collection introduced by Juniper Systems

LOGAN, Utah, 15 Jan. 2015. Juniper Systems in Logan, Utah, is introducing the Allegro 2 rugged handheld computer for data-intensive applications like high-volume data collection.

POWER DEVICES: IGBT power electronics modules for high-power industrial applications

International Rectifier (IR) in El Segundo, Calif., is introducing a family of insulated-gate bipolar transistor modules for high-power applications including motor drive inverters, switch mode power supplies, uninterruptible power supplies, solar inverters and welding.

RUGGED COMPUTERS: Rugged small-form-factor mission computer for vetronics, C4ISR, and payloads

Acromag in Wixom, Mich., is introducing the ARCX rugged small-form-factor mission computer for military and aerospace deployable applications like vetronics, C4ISR, payload management, and command and control.

POWER ELECTRONICS: Rugged 3U CompactPCI power electronics module

North Atlantic Industries (NAI) in Bohemia, N.Y., is introducing the 75PS4 rugged 3U CompactPCI power electronics module for harsh-environment air, land, and sea applications.

Sensors Unlimited viewer pinpoints battlefield lasers

Sensors Unlimited, a UTC Aerospace Systems business, is introducing a compact, modular SWIR viewer called the Warrior HWH to help view all battlefield lasers during day and night.

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