LAND TECHNOLOGY

Enabling technologies for land applications like wearable computers, vetronics, and electronics for main battle tanks, fighting vehicles, and other armored combat vehicles

Rugged Type 6 COM Express embedded computing module for aerospace and defense introduced by GE

Rugged Type 6 COM Express embedded computing module for aerospace and defense introduced by GE

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., 27 March 2015. GE Intelligent Platforms in Huntsville, Ala., is introducing the bCOM6-L1700 rugged Type 6 COM Express embedded computing module for aerospace, defense, heavy industry, energy exploration, and transportation applications.

Army scientists ask industry for camouflage fabrics that hide soldiers from electro-optical sensors

Army scientists ask industry for camouflage fabrics that hide soldiers from electro-optical sensors

NATICK, Mass., 26 March 2015. U.S. Army electro-optics experts are reaching out to industry for ideas on how to develop electro-optical camouflaged fabric to help warfighters hide from enemy short-wave infrared (SWIR) sensors.

Night Optics to provide 2,000 monocular military night-vision viewing devices for Jordanian military

Night Optics to provide 2,000 monocular military night-vision viewing devices for Jordanian military

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., 26 March 2015. U.S. Army night-vision experts needed low-light vision equipment for the Jordanian armed forces. They found their solution from Night Optics Inc. in Huntington Beach, Calif.

Army taps Raytheon to build another 209 Excalibur heavy artillery smart munitions

Army taps Raytheon to build another 209 Excalibur heavy artillery smart munitions

PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J., 23 March 2015. Artillery munitions experts at the Raytheon Co. Missile Systems segment in Tucson, Ariz., will build 209 M982 Excalibur satellite-guided heavy artillery shells for the U.S. Army under terms of a $14.8 million contract modification announced last week.

Navy looking to BCI to extract weather radar data from tactical ship- and land-based radar systems

Navy looking to BCI to extract weather radar data from tactical ship- and land-based radar systems

SAN DIEGO, 20 March 2015. U.S. Navy weather experts needed a way to extract weather radar information from shipboard and land-based radar systems normally used to detect potentially hostile aircraft and other incoming threats. They found their solution from Basic Commerce & Industries Inc. (BCI) in Moorestown, N.J.

VNX-based small-form-factor embedded computer for aerospace and defense introduced by CES

VNX-based small-form-factor embedded computer for aerospace and defense introduced by CES

GENEVA, Switzerland, 20 March 2015. CES-Creative Electronic Systems SA in Geneva, Switzerland, is introducing the ROCK-3210 rugged VNX small-form-factor mission computer for deployed military and aerospace applications.

VETRONICS: Vetronics processing and network switch for military ground vehicles

Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions, a division of Curtiss-Wright 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.

MOTION AND MOTOR CONTROLl: Military chooses resolver motion-control from Kearfott for M1 tank

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.

1U rackmount computer for cyber security and networking applications introduced by WIN Enterprises

1U rackmount computer for cyber security and networking applications introduced by WIN Enterprises

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass., 16 March 2015. WIN Enterprises Inc. in North Andover, Mass., is introducing the PL-80730 1U rackmount computer for cyber security, Internet security, and other networking applications.

Marine Corps settles on Kollsman to build as many as 1,500 new handheld laser rangefinders

Marine Corps settles on Kollsman to build as many as 1,500 new handheld laser rangefinders

QUANTICO, Va., 13 March 2015. U.S. Marine Corps electro-optics experts are asking Kollsman Inc. in Merrimack, N.H., to build as many as 1,500 handheld tactical laser rangefinders small enough for individual Marine infantrymen to carry under terms of a $73.4 million contract announced Thursday.

Army shopping industry for rugged, lightweight handheld GPS receivers with 2.6-inch screens

Army shopping industry for rugged, lightweight handheld GPS receivers with 2.6-inch screens

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., 12 March 2015. U.S. Army navigation and guidance experts are surveying industry companies able to provide rugged, lightweight Global Positing System (GPS) receivers with 2.6-inch screens for warfighters in the field.

Laser weapons: things just keep getting better and better

Laser weapons: things just keep getting better and better

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 10 March 2015. Laser weapons, they're just around the corner, right? We've been hearing that now for years; it's like so many other things -- always just two years away.

High-energy laser with 30 kilowatts of power shown to kill light truck in seconds from a mile away

High-energy laser with 30 kilowatts of power shown to kill light truck in seconds from a mile away

BETHESDA, Md., 10 March 2015. 2015 High-energy laser experts at Lockheed Martin Corp. are moving laser weapons technology forward with a recent test that used a 30-kilowatt fiber laser to burn through the engine manifold of a small truck in a matter of seconds from more than a mile away.

Navy picks nine companies to write and maintain software for important battle-management systems

Navy picks nine companies to write and maintain software for important battle-management systems

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 6 March 2015. Nine U.S. defense companies will share as much as $99 million to develop and maintain military software for U.S. Navy battle-management systems under terms of separate contracts announced Wednesday.

GE to provide rugged embedded computing systems for British Army Scout armored vehicle vetronics

GE to provide rugged embedded computing systems for British Army Scout armored vehicle vetronics

TOWCESTER, England, 5 March 2015. Vetronics designers at General Dynamics UK in Bryn Brithdir, Wales, needed embedded computing subsystems for the British Army Scout specialist vehicle (Scout SV). They found their solution from GE Intelligent Platforms in Towcester, England.

L-3 Warrior Systems to upgrade Special Forces night-vision equipment with new image-intensifier tubes

L-3 Warrior Systems to upgrade Special Forces night-vision equipment with new image-intensifier tubes

CRANE, Ind., 5 March 2015. U.S. Navy night-vision experts will upgrade the AN/PVS-15 series of night-vision goggles and AN/PVS-18 series of night-vision monoculars to make them suitable for covert special forces operations.

IED jammers from Sierra Nevada Corp. to protect U.S. infantry warfighters from roadside bombs

IED jammers from Sierra Nevada Corp. to protect U.S. infantry warfighters from roadside bombs

INDIAN HEAD, Md., 4 March 2015. U.S. military explosives-disposal experts are ordering additional electronic warfare (EW) jammers for deployed infantry warfighters to counter improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in dangerous parts of the world.

Arctic surveillance is the result of East-West political tensions in the polar regions

Arctic surveillance is the result of East-West political tensions in the polar regions

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 3 March 2015. What's going on in the Arctic? Rising political tensions between East and West are giving rise to a new generation of rugged Arctic surveillance sensor technologies that are designed to detect and track aircraft, surface ships, submarines, and even cold-weather warfighters on foot.

1-Watt termination for high-power RF and microwave transmitters introduced by Coaxicom

1-Watt termination for high-power RF and microwave transmitters introduced by Coaxicom

STUART Fla., 3 March 2015. Coaxial Components Corp. (Coaxicom) in Stuart, Fla., is introducing the 1-Watt 022900M-9 2.92-millimeter termination designed to minimize reflected power that often impedes transmission quality.

Dock for integrating Ethernet products in avionics databus test and measurement offered by AIM-USA

Dock for integrating Ethernet products in avionics databus test and measurement offered by AIM-USA

TREVOSE, Pa., 2 March 2015. AIM-USA in Trevose, Pa., is introducing the ADock docking solution for the integration of its family of ANET Ethernet based products available for MIL-STD-1553, STANG3910/EFEX, and ARINC 429 avionics databus test and measurement.

DARPA seeks technologies to improve infantry effectiveness against unseen, unconventional enemy

DARPA seeks technologies to improve infantry effectiveness against unseen, unconventional enemy

ARLINGTON, Va., 26 Feb. 2015. U.S. military researchers are asking industry to find news ways to make small units of infantry warfighters more effectively and deadly using existing infantry weapons and unmanned systems.

ATCA backplane databus enclosure for rugged embedded computing introduced by Pentair

ATCA backplane databus enclosure for rugged embedded computing introduced by Pentair

WARWICK, R.I., 26 Feb. 2015. Pentair in Warwick, R.I., is introducing the Schroff Shelf Manager ACB-VI Advanced Telecommunications Computing Architecture (ATCA) backplane databus electronic enclosure for rugged embedded computing applications.

DARPA approaches industry for unmanned sensors to monitor Arctic land, sea, and air traffic

DARPA approaches industry for unmanned sensors to monitor Arctic land, sea, and air traffic

ARLINGTON, Va., 25 Feb. 2015. U.S. military researchers are asking industry to develop unmanned sensors able to operate in harsh environments to monitor surface, aircraft, and submarine traffic above the Arctic Circle.

Rugged Intel Core i7 Haswell-based single-board computer introduced by Curtiss-Wright

Rugged Intel Core i7 Haswell-based single-board computer introduced by Curtiss-Wright

ASHBURN, Va., 24 Feb. 2015. The Curtiss-Wright Corp. Defense Solutions division in Ashburn, Va., is introducing the VPX3-1258 4th Gen Intel Core i7 single board computer for compute-intensive applications deployed in space, weight, and power (SWaP)-constrained platforms.

All Access Sponsors


Mil & Aero Magazine

March 2015
Volume 26, Issue 3
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