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Small six-port 10/100 Ethernet switch for vetronics and avionics introduced by Curtiss-Wright

Small six-port 10/100 Ethernet switch for vetronics and avionics introduced by Curtiss-Wright

ASHBURN, Va., 29 Jan. 2015. The Curtiss-Wright Corp. Defense Solutions division in Ashburn, Va., is introducing the Parvus DuraNET 20-12 6-port 10/100 ultra-small-form-factor (USFF) Ethernet switch for military and civil ground vehicles and aircraft that require extremely small size, weight, power consumption, and cost (SWaP-C).

Air Force takes up open-systems standards for ISR sensor pods in hopes of spreading military-wide

Air Force takes up open-systems standards for ISR sensor pods in hopes of spreading military-wide

PHOENIX, 22 Jan. 2015. U.S. Air Force avionics experts are spearheading a initiative to define a standard electronics architecture for complex intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) sensor pods on military aircraft.

2015 expected to be breakout year for VITA 74 VNX small-form-factor embedded computing

2015 expected to be breakout year for VITA 74 VNX small-form-factor embedded computing

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 20 Jan. 2015. Long-anticipated VITA 74 VNX small-form-factor embedded computing technology should see its first major design wins this year, driven by applications in land vehicles and manned aircraft, industry experts say.

VPX rugged embedded computing market set to exceed venerable VME by 2017, analyst says

VPX rugged embedded computing market set to exceed venerable VME by 2017, analyst says

PHOENIX, 20 Jan. 2015. VPX technology, an embedded computing approach based on high-speed switch-fabric interconnects, is expected to grow by 20 to 25 percent over the next five years, despite setbacks by a lackluster U.S. defense market.

That's the prediction of Toby Colquhoun, senior analyst for discrete and process automation at market researcher IHS Technology in Englewood, Colo. Colquhoun made his comments Monday at the Embedded Tech Trends conference in Phoenix.

Navy expands MQ-4C Triton UAV facilities at Point Mugu in preparation for activation this year

Navy expands MQ-4C Triton UAV facilities at Point Mugu in preparation for activation this year

VENTURA COUNTY NAVAL BASE, Calif., 19 Jan. 2015. U.S. Navy leaders are expanding the basing and infrastructure to support the Navy's future fleet of Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) long-range unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in Southern California.

BAE Systems to develop MAD ASW drone to help Navy P-8A find submarines from high altitudes

BAE Systems to develop MAD ASW drone to help Navy P-8A find submarines from high altitudes

ARLINGTON, Va., 14 Jan. 2015. Anti-submarine warfare (ASW) experts at BAE Systems are developing an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) sensor payload able to look for submerged enemy submarines by detecting small variations in the Earth's magnetic field.

The critical value of human intelligence in the cockpit

THE MIL & AERO BLOG 13 Jan. 2015. Modern avionics represents truly amazing technology. Sensors are growing in sophistication, digital satellite communications is helping guide aircraft to their destinations more efficiently than ever before, and small powerful computers are blending sensor inputs to produce on-board real-time situational awareness.

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