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How Pentagon budgets are hitting America's defenses where it hurts

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 8 July 2014. I ran across a news story this week that starkly illustrates the bind the U.S. military finds itself in as defense budgets continue to shrink while the military services continue to insist on ever-more-expensive weapon systems.

Army reaches out to industry for advanced visible/near infrared focal plane array technology

Army reaches out to industry for advanced visible/near infrared focal plane array technology

FORT BELVOIR, Va., 8 July 2014. U.S. Army researchers are surveying industry for companies able to develop advanced visible-light and near-infrared focal plane array (FPA) sensors for applications such as electro-optical payloads, weapon sights, night vision, and sensors for unmanned vehicles.

Rugged 6U VPX single board computer for unmanned vehicles, radar, and sonar introduced by GE

Rugged 6U VPX single board computer for unmanned vehicles, radar, and sonar introduced by GE

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., 8 July 2014. GE Intelligent Platforms in Huntsville, Ala., is introducing the SBC626 rugged 6U VPX single board computer for constrained environments such as manned- and unmanned vehicles. The computer board is based on the quad-core 4th generation Intel Core i7 processor.

Honeywell upgrades satellite-control electronics

Honeywell to upgrade antenna electronics for Air Force satellite-control station

LOS ANGELES AFB, Calif., 7 July 2014. Satellite control experts at Honeywell Aerospace will upgrade the electronics at Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN) facilities at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., under terms of a $12.9 million contract modification announced last week.

MOSFET power devices for space-constrained industrial applications introduced by IR

MOSFET power devices for space-constrained industrial applications introduced by IR

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., 7 July 2014. International Rectifier (IR) in El Segundo, Calif., is introducing a family of Large Can DirectFET MOSFET power electronics devices for industrial applications requiring ultra-low on-state resistance (Rds(on)) including high power DC motors, DC-AC inverters, and high current switching applications such as active ORing hot swap, and eFuse.

Rugged FPGA boards based on Altera Arria 10 introduced by BittWare for SIGINT and communications

Rugged FPGA boards based on Altera Arria 10 introduced by BittWare for SIGINT and communications

CONCORD, N.H., 3 July 2014. BittWare Inc. in Concord, N.H., is introducing the A10 embedded computing family based on the Altera Arria 10 field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) and systems on chip (SoCs).

Raytheon to provide 757 satellite-guided artillery shells in $51.8 million Army contract

Raytheon to provide 757 satellite-guided artillery shells in $51.8 million Army contract

PICATINNY ARSENAL, Ala., 2 July 2014. Artillery munitions experts at the Raytheon Co. Missile Systems segment in Tucson, Ariz., will build 757 M982 Excalibur satellite-guided heavy artillery shells to the U.S. Army under terms of a $51.8 million contract announced late last week.

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October 2014
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