UNMANNED VEHICLES

Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), unmanned aerial system (UAS), unmanned surface vehicle (USV), unmanned ground vehicle (UGV), and unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) technologies

CONNECTORS: Rugged metal nano-connectors introduced by Omnetics

Omnetics Connector Corp. is introducing the Metal Nano-Connectors high-density, multi-position connectors made with break-away or threaded metal housings for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and other mission-critical aerospace and defense applications.

Skot Butler

A high-level satellite communications executive urges government and industry collaboration to strengthen the space infrastructure, as defense officials seek cost-effective access to space.

Andrew Dunn

Industry executive discusses the value of airborne electronic warfare (EW).

Navy chooses RDRTec to develop sense-and-avoid radar for Fire Scout and Triton UAVs

U.S. Navy avionics experts are overseeing a program to create a radar system to enable unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to sense and avoid nearby aircraft to avoid mid-air collisions and other difficulties caused by airborne close encounters.

Special Operations Command asks industry for EO/IR cameras for 14-pound, hand-launched UAV

U.S. Special Operations experts are asking industry to supply an electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) camera with laser pointer for a 14-pound hand-launch unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in surveillance and reconnaissance applications.

Nevada UAV test site to help link unmanned aircraft systems with air traffic control

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) officials announced that the State of Nevada's unmanned aircraft systems test site is ready to conduct research vital to integrating UAS into the nation's airspace.

The future of military unmanned aircraft

Military unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have come a long way since the first Persian Gulf War in 1991, and today are competing with a broad range of future civil and commercial UAVs for agriculture, law enforcement, and even package delivery.

Related Products

General Micro "Horizon" C299

The C299 Horizon is a third generation, 6U cPCI SBC module based on GMS’ upgradable CPU technology. It is designed to provide the highest level of workstation performance possible in a fully ruggedized dual slot (8HP) cPCI. The Horizon is targeted for applications where ultra-high-speed processing power is required with

Rugged Mobile Communications Server

Advanced communications server designed to be deployed in environments where it needs to meet certain shock, vibe, and temp extremes. Available in several configurations.

API DC Link Power Film Capacitors

High reliability DC link capacitors for power inverter applications which require superior life expectancy under harsh operating conditions of wind and photovoltaic installations.

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.

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,

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

Hermetically-Sealed Custom Circular Connectors

API Technologies’ Spectrum Control line offers a new family of hermetically sealed circular connectors for aerospace applications with high differential pressure. These connectors meet MIL-DTL-38999 fine leak requirements and are ideal for aerospace engine control, hydraulic, and caustic environments where harsh conditions exist. Available EMI filtered or unfiltered, with a

General Micro "Atom" XPC40X Rugged, Ultra-Small, Ultra-Low-Power Intel Atom™ CPU SBC

The XPC40X Atom is a rugged, low cost, ultra-low power, lightweight, Atom™ based computer system. It is designed to provide the lowest power consumption possible in a fully ruggedized, air or conduction cooled module, operating over a full -40°C to +85°C. The Atom is targeted for applications where an ultra-low

General Micro's VS295 Eclipse

The VS295 Eclipse is fifth generation, VME SBC module based on GMS, upgradable CPU technology. It is designed to provide the highest level of workstation performance possible in a fully ruggedized single slot VME slot. It may be operated in all VME backplanes with 3 row or 5 row VME

Related Companies

General Micro Systems Inc

Since 1979, General Micro Systems has been providing the most diverse line of single-board computers in the industry. GMS is the most established VME and cPCI supplier in the world, shipping SBCs on VME platforms since the VMEbus’ inception in 1981 (GMSV06, 68000 CPU). We pride ourselves on a unique

Elma Electronic Inc

Who we are...
 
About Elma Electronic Systems
 

The Systems division of Elma Electronic Inc. supplies the

API Technologies Corp

Who We Are

API Technologies is a dominant technology provider of RF/microwave, microelectronics, and security technologies for critical and high-reliability applications. Markets span defense, aerospace, medical/industrial, and communications/consumer.

 

RF & Microwave Products

A leader in high-performance RF/microwave solutions, the company designs, develops and manufactures one

Extreme Engineering Solutions Inc (X-ES)

 Extreme Engineering Solutions, Inc. (X-ES) is a leader in the design, manufacture, and support of standard and custom embedded computing solutions. X-ES provides an extensive portfolio of commercial and ruggedized Single Board Computers (SBCs), I/O, SSD storage, networking, backplanes, enclosures, power modules, and integrated

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 serves as a technology and integration partner to its customers, providing a full range

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 environments including ground based, airborne and space flight. Partner with Crane,

GE Intelligent Platforms

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

Webcasts

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...
September 9, 2014
Sponsored by

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

Executive Briefings

Rugged COTS Subsystems for Manned and Unmanned Aircraft

October 16, 2014 Tightening budgets for the U.S. Department of Defense not only compel military leaders to keep the nation’s fleets of manned and unmanned aircraft in working order for as l...
Sponsored by

The HPEC transformation of embedded computing

September 30, 2014 High-performance embedded computing, which the industry knows as HPEC, takes advantage of the latest technologies in general-purpose processing, massively parallel processi...

White Papers

Basic Elements of MIL-STD-704

December 3, 2014 Electronic systems designed for operation in a U.S. DoD aircraft must comply with MIL-STD-704, which defines certain parameters and characteristics the electric power in an...
Sponsored by

OpenVPX Chassis Thermal Management: Dangerous Myths and Analytical Tools

December 3, 2014 The Defense and Aerospace rugged systems market demands a wide range of computing capabilities at extreme environmental conditions. Across the board, applications need more...
Sponsored by

The Power Architecture QorIQ Platforms: Architectural Benefits for Small Form Factor Embedded Applications

December 3, 2014 Today’s embedded, aerospace and defense industries rely heavily on modern, embedded technology solutions that cater to the power, size, and performance requirements needed ...
Sponsored by

All Access Sponsors

View the 2014 Buyer's Guide Now!


Mil & Aero Magazine

November 2014
Volume 25, Issue 11
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