LAND TECHNOLOGY

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Navy wants explosives-detection technologies from direct contact with surfaces

Navy surveys industry for new technologies to detect trace amounts of explosives on surfaces

INDIAN HEAD, Md., 21 Nov. 2014. U.S. Navy explosives-detection efforts are asking industry for ideas on non-vapor-collecting ways of detecting trace amounts of explosives by contacting sample surfaces directly.

Thermally conductive, electrically insulative epoxy for die-attach uses introduced by Master Bond

Thermally conductive, electrically insulative epoxy for die-attach uses introduced by Master Bond

HACKENSACK, N.J., 20 Nov. 2014. Master Bond Inc. in Hackensack, N.J., is introducing the Master Bond Supreme 3HTND-2DA thermally conductive, electrically insulative one-part epoxy for die-attach applications.

Intelligence experts ask for speech-recognition software that works in noisy, echo-ridden rooms

Intelligence experts ask for speech-recognition software that works in noisy, echo-ridden rooms

WASHINGTON, 19 Nov. 2014. U.S. intelligence experts are asking industry, colleges, and the public to design speech-recognition software that can decipher conversations and other speech that happens over microphones in noisy, echo-ridden environments.

Weather- and water resistant circular power connectors for outdoor uses introduced by Hirose

Weather- and water resistant circular power connectors for outdoor uses introduced by Hirose

SIMI VALLEY, Calif., 18 Nov. 2014. Hirose Electric Co. Ltd. in Simi Valley, Calif., is introducing the HR41 series weather-resistant connector for outdoor use in applications such as lighting, base station transceiver systems (BTS), and electronic toll collection (ETC) systems.

Air Force launches SWAT program to help develop and evaluate spectrum warfare technologies

Air Force launches SWAT program to help develop and evaluate spectrum warfare technologies

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 17 Nov. 2014. U.S. Air Force researchers are ready to ask industry to help them develop and evaluate technologies to help determine the value of new spectrum warfare systems and technologies.

Global demand for military electro-optical and infrared systems to reach $16.35 Billion by 2020

Global demand for military electro-optical and infrared systems to reach $16.35 Billion by 2020

DALLAS, 17 Nov. 2014. Global demand for military electro-optical and infrared sensors is expected to reach $16.35 billion by 2020, rising at a combined annual growth rate of 7.71 percent, predict analysts at market research MarketsandMarkets in Dallas.

Carrier board for rugged COM Express modules in demanding environments introduced by MEN Micro

Carrier board for rugged COM Express modules in demanding environments introduced by MEN Micro

BLUE BELL, Pa., 14 Nov. 2014. MEN Micro Inc. in Blue Bell, Pa., is introducing the XC15 carrier board for rugged COM Express modules in rugged embedded computing applications.

Ruggedized, wide-temperature flat-panel computer for HMI and control introduced by Sealevel

Ruggedized, wide-temperature flat-panel computer for HMI and control introduced by Sealevel

LIBERTY, S.C., 13 Nov. 2014. Sealevel Systems Inc. in Liberty, S.C., is introducing the SeaPAC R9-8.4 wide-temperature, ruggedized, flat-panel computer for a variety of HMI and control applications.

Rugged handheld computer that operates in flammable gases and vapors introduced by Juniper Systems

Rugged handheld computer that operates in flammable gases and vapors introduced by Juniper Systems

LOGAN, Utah, 12 Nov. 2014. Juniper Systems in Logan, Utah, is introducing the Archer 2 Hazloc rugged handheld computer that is designed to perform safely in hazardous locations where flammable gases or vapors may be present.

Military struggling to maintain readiness and relevance

The U.S. military's mission in the Middle East is drawing to a close-with the exception of scattered and largely ineffective bombing raids to annoy the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

Vetronics processing and network switch for military ground vehicles introduced by Curtiss-Wright

Vetronics processing and network switch for military ground vehicles introduced by Curtiss-Wright

ASHBURN, Va., 7 Nov. 2014. The Curtiss-Wright Corp. Defense Solutions division in Ashburn, Va., is introducing the Ground Control System (GCS) processing and network switch subsystem for use with the U.S. Army Vehicular Integration for C4ISR/EW Interoperability (VICTORY) standard vetronics architecture.

Viewer system from Sensors Unlimited helps pinpoint battlefield lasers for fast targeting

Viewer system from Sensors Unlimited helps pinpoint battlefield lasers for fast targeting

CHARLOTTE, N.C., 6 Nov. 2014. Sensors Unlimited, a UTC Aerospace Systems business is introducing a compact, modular shortwave infrared (SWIR) viewer system called the Warrior handheld/weapon/helmet (HWH) to help view all battlefield lasers during the day and at night.

Army orders five mobile air traffic control towers from Sierra Nevada for deployed operations

Army orders five mobile air traffic control towers from Sierra Nevada for deployed operations

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 5 Nov. 2014. U.S. Army aviation experts are asking for five mobile air traffic control towers from manufacturer Sierra Nevada Corp. in Sparks, Nev., to help coordinate air traffic in battlefield and other temporary airfields.

Compact digital video tracker for unmanned vehicles and portable systems introduced by GE

Compact digital video tracker for unmanned vehicles and portable systems introduced by GE

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., 5 Nov. 2014. GE Intelligent Platforms in Huntsville, Ala., is introducing the rugged ADEPT4000 compact high-definition digital video tracker with electronic image processing for unmanned vehicles, portable systems, and other small applications.

Electro-optical sensor turret for ships, vehicles, and planes introduced by Lockheed Martin

Electro-optical sensor turret for ships, vehicles, and planes introduced by Lockheed Martin

ORLANDO, Fla., 3 Nov. 2014. Electro optics experts at Lockheed Martin Corp. are introducing the INFIRNO turret-mounted high-definition 15-inch sensor for identifying, tracking, and engaging several targets at long range from land vehicles, aircraft, and ships.

Navy taps General Micro Systems to provide rugged embedded computing for airborne electronic warfare

Navy taps General Micro Systems to provide rugged embedded computing for airborne electronic warfare

POINT MUGU, Calif., 31 Oct. 2014. U.S. Navy avionics experts needed rugged general-purpose processors for a rapidly deployable electronic warfare (EW) system for U.S. Marine Corps fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters. They found their solution from General Micro Systems Inc. (GMS) in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.

Tablet computer-based control system for unmanned ground vehicles introduced by iRobot

Tablet computer-based control system for unmanned ground vehicles introduced by iRobot

BEDFORD, Mass., 31 Oct. 2014. iRobot Corp. in Bedford, Mass., is introducing a tablet computer-based universal control system for iRobot's line of defense and security robots called the uPoint Multi-Robot Control (MRC) system that is designed enable robot operators to increase their proficiency.

Military chooses resolver motion-control devices from Kearfott to help keep tank guns on target

Military chooses resolver motion-control devices from Kearfott to help keep tank guns on target

WARREN, Mich., 28 Oct. 2014. U.S. military vetronics experts needed precision electronic motion-control devices to help keep the 120-millimeter main gun on the General Dynamics M1 Abrams main battle tank on target. They found their solution from Kearfott Corp. in Black Mountain, N.C.

Military & Aerospace Electronics launches quarterly e-newsletter focused on electronic warfare (EW)

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 28 Oct. 2014. Electronic warfare is one of today's most pressing priorities of the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD). Properly done, electronic warfare -- or just EW for short -- can ensure that crucial U.S. and allied communications go through, and can deny this capability to hostile forces.

50 megabit-per-second troposcatter modem for military communications introduced by Comtech

50 megabit-per-second troposcatter modem for military communications introduced by Comtech

ORLANDO, Fla., 28 Oct. 2014. Comtech Systems Inc. in Orlando, Fla., is introducing the CS67500A 50 megabit-per-second digital troposcatter modem for point-to-point, over-the-horizon military communications.

After nine years, Marine Corp finally may have full production of G/ATOR radar in sight

After nine years, Marine Corp finally may have full production of G/ATOR radar in sight

QUANTICO, Va., 24 Oct. 2014. U.S. Marine Corps leaders are moving forward with ordering prototypes of a long-delayed and expensive radar system designed to protect Marines on attack beaches from rockets, artillery, mortars, cruise missiles, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and other low observables.

Army researchers to take ideas from industry on soldier load-bearing technologies Dec. 11 and 12

Army researchers to take ideas from industry on soldier load-bearing technologies Dec. 11 and 12

NATICK, Mass., 22 Oct 2014. U.S. Army researchers plan to brainstorm with industry in December on new technologies for augmenting soldiers on the battlefield with exoskeleton devices and other load-bearing aides to help with future technology development.

Boeing tapestry Solutions takes over hardware integration and support for Navy TacMobile program

Boeing tapestry Solutions takes over hardware integration and support for Navy TacMobile program

SAN DIEGO, 22 Oct. 2014. U.S. Navy communications experts needed a contractor to provide hardware and support for the Navy's Tactical Mobile (TacMobile) program for fixed-site and mobile command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence (C4I capability. They found their solution from Tapestry Solutions, a Boeing company in San Diego.

Small-form-factor rugged embedded computer for vehicles and aircraft introduced by Curtiss-Wright

Small-form-factor rugged embedded computer for vehicles and aircraft introduced by Curtiss-Wright

ASHBURN, Va., 21 Oct. 2014. The Curtiss-Wright Corp. Defense Solutions Division in Ashburn, Va., is introducing the Parvus DuraCOR 80-41 small-form-factor rugged mission computer for high-performance civil and military tactical mission processing aboard ground vehicles fixed-wing aircraft, and helicopters.

Embedded instrument for data acquisition and mobile instrumentation introduced by Innovative Integration

Embedded instrument for data acquisition and mobile instrumentation introduced by Innovative Integration

SIMI VALLEY, Calif., 20 Oct. 2014. Innovative Integration in Simi Valley, Calif., is introducing the ePC-Duo user-customizable, turnkey embedded instrument for distributed data acquisition and mobile instrumentation applications.

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