SPACE TECHNOLOGY

Electronics and electro-optics that must withstand harsh conditions in space, such as radiation, temperature extremes, and long periods without maintenance

Hyperspectral imaging sensors from Ball Aerospace chosen for advanced weather-forecasting satellites

Hyperspectral imaging sensors from Ball Aerospace chosen for advanced weather-forecasting satellites

OGDEN, Utah, 29 Jan. 2015. Weather satellite experts at Tempus Global Data in Ogden, Utah, needed hyperspectral sensors to be placed in geosynchronous Earth orbit for detailed weather observations. They found their solution from Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. in Broomfield, Colo.

Raytheon joins L-3 in program to speed modernized GPS receiver fielding with new circuit cards

Raytheon joins L-3 in program to speed modern anti-jam GPS receivers to the warfighter

LOS ANGELES AFB, Calif. 23 Jan. 2015. Satellite navigation experts at the Raytheon Co. Space and Airborne Systems segment in El Segundo, Calif., will help the U.S. military develop anti-jam Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers with special M-code capability for military operations.

High-inearity 4-Watt power amplifier for Ka-band high-data-density SATCOM introduced by M/A-COM

High-inearity 4-Watt power amplifier for Ka-band high-data-density SATCOM introduced by M/A-COM

LOWELL, Mass., 22 Jan. 2015. M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. in Lowell, Mass., is introducing the MAAP-011139 high-inearity 4-Watt power amplifier for Ka-band high-data-density satellite communications (SATCOM).

Air Force asks L-3 IEC to help speed modernized GPS receiver fielding with prototype circuit cards

Air Force asks L-3 IEC to help speed modernized GPS receiver fielding with prototype circuit cards

LOS ANGELES AFB, Calif. 19 Jan. 2015. Satellite navigation experts at L-3 Interstate Electronics Corp. (IEC) in Anaheim, Calif., are helping the U.S. military develop anti-jam Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers with special M-code capability for military operations.

Army reaches out to industry for GPS tracking technology for vehicles at Fort Bliss

Army reaches out to industry for GPS tracking technology for vehicles at Fort Bliss

FORT BLISS, Texas, 7 Jan. 2015. U.S. Army vehicle fleet management experts are surveying industry to find companies able to provide a Global Positioning System (GPS)-based fleet vehicle tracking system at Fort Bliss, Texas, that locate military vehicles anywhere in the continental U.S.

SATCOM cyber security company called TerraCom Direct launched by Satcom Direct

SATCOM cyber security company called TerraCom Direct launched by Satcom Direct

MELBOURNE, Fla., 5 Jan. 2015. Satellite communications (SATCOM) expert Satcom Direct in Satellite Beach, Fla., is launching a data center solutions provider called TerraCom Direct located in Melbourne, Fla.

ON Semiconductor-ICs partnership to offer rad-hard electronics for aerospace and defense

ON Semiconductor-ICs partnership to offer rad-hard electronics for aerospace and defense

PHOENIX, 24 Dec. 2014. ON Semiconductor in Phoenix is partnering with ICs LLC in McCall, Idaho, to introduce application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) that are resilient to radiation effects.

Related Products

VPX3-453 3U VPX Virtex-6/8640D Digital Signal Processor

The Curtiss-Wright VPX3-453 is a high performance 3U VPX DSP and FPGA processor card that combines a Xilinx Virtex-6 FPGA and a Freescale Power Architecture MPC8640D processor.

Electronic Warfare VPX Products

The VPX product line includes three products: Modular Quad IF Up and Down Converter, Modular Direct Synthesizer and the Modular Seven Channel Indirect Synthesizer. These offerings provide critical functionality for processing of rapidly evolving Electronic Warfare signals. Low spurious and noise performance, as well as an exceptionally small physical implementation

Interpoint™ MFP Series™ Down-Leaded Point of Load

The new down-leaded version of its Interpoint™ MFP Series Point of Load (POL) converters are available in both flanged and non-flanged packages, is a single output 16 watt dc-dc converter providing output voltages from 0.8 to 3.5 V from a source voltage of 3 to 6V with up to 90%

Interpoint™ MTR Series™ 50 Volt

The MTR Series™ MTR 50, 28 volt dc-dc converter offers up to 30 watts of output power from single or dual output configurations. They operate over the full military temperature range of -55°C to +125°C with up to 84% efficiency. MTR 50 converters are packaged in hermetically sealed metal enclosures,

HS-5104AEH Radiation Hardened, Low Noise Quad Operational Amplifiers

The HS-5104ARH, HS-5104AEH are radiation hardened, monolithic quad operational amplifiers that provide highly reliable performance in harsh radiation environments. Excellent noise characteristics coupled with a unique array of dynamic specifications make these amplifiers well-suited for a variety of satellite system applications. Dielectrically isolated, bipolar processing makes these devices immune to

IBX400 6U OpenVPX InfiniBand® Switch Fabric Module

The IBX400 is the world's first, fully rugged, 6U OpenVPX InfiniBand® switch fabric module (SFM) bringing data center connectivity and performance to deployed defense and aerospace applications, further enhancing GE's broad offering for High Performance Embedded Computing (HPEC). The IBX400 complements GE's GBX460 10 Gigabit Ethernet Switch Fabric Module offering

XVR16 6U 4th Generation Intel Core i7 Based Rugged VME Single Board Computer

The XVR16 Rugged 6U VME Single Board Computer (SBC) from GE Intelligent Platforms features the high performance, highly integrated 4th Generation Core i7 processor platform from Intel.

4th Generation Core i7 technology offers integrated graphics and memory controller plus quad-core processing up to 2.5 GHz all in one device.

PMC-E2001 Audio/Acoustic Waveform Generating PMC Card

PMC-E2001 Delta-sigma PMC features 16-bit resolution with 8 Analog Outputs and 4 Analog Inputs with performance rated at 92dB (typ) DAC SFDR and 90dB (typ) ADC SFDR.

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Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions

About Curtiss-Wright Controls Defense Solutions Curtiss-Wright Controls Defense Solutions (CWCDS) is a long established technology leader in the development of rugged electronic modules and systems for defense applications. CWCDS se...

Crane Aerospace & Electronics

When failure is NOT an option...rely on Crane Aerospace & Electronics. We supply high-density, high-reliability components and electronics to the aerospace and defense markets that are designed for some of the toughest environme...

Intersil Corp

Intersil is leveraging a deep portfolio of intellectual property, a history of design and process innovation and a system-level view to deliver unique benefits for the latest electronic systems. Intersil’s customers are recogn...

GE Intelligent Platforms

Provides embedded computing solutions. Products include single-board computers, networking products, avionics interfaces, rugged flat-panel monitors, and complete computer systems.

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Meeting the Gen3 backplane challenge with OpenVPX and COTS

Tight Pentagon budgets mean military systems must stay in the field for longer than ever before. This doesn't mean obsolete technology, however. Today's military electronics are being upg...
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Digital signal processing for signals intelligence and electronic warfare

Military & Aerospace Electronics presents an expert Webcast on the design considerations for blending general-purposes processors (GPUs), general-purpose graphics processors (GPGPUs),...
August 14, 2014
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Executive Briefings

On cutting edge of the world’s next battlefield: cyber warfare

September 11, 2013 Cyber warfare is one of the most important and dynamic technological disciplines in the aerospace and defense industry. It boils down to the ability to deny an adversary’s ...
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Reliability issues in network-centric warfare

August 23, 2013 Network-centric warfare describes real-time voice and data communications among all fighting forces on the battlefield to enable commanders to recognize threats and opportu...
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White Papers

Scalable Standards for Mil-Aero Design

January 28, 2015  Intel® processor-based commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware is being deployed everywhere from handheld devices to high-performance computing centers. Find ou...

NVIDIA’s Tegra K1: A Game-Changer for Rugged Embedded Computing

January 26, 2015 Many applications that could have benefited from GPU technology were prevented from doing so by SWaP constraints. NVIDIA®’s Tegra® K1 changes that. This White Paper br...

Analog Input Performance of VPX3-530

January 1, 2015 Designers working on a mixed-signal application need to evaluate system components based on their fit with a specific situation; there are always technical tradeoffs t...

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