Long-duration UUVs, self-destroying electronics, and a flareup in the COTS Wars this week on Rapid Fire

NASHUA, N.H., 7 Jan. 2014. An unmanned submersible that could operate independently for as long as five years, sensitive electronics that could self-destruct on command, and a flareup in the COTS Wars highlight this week's Rapid Fire interview with John Keller and Ernesto Burden of Military & Aerospace Electronics.

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NASHUA, N.H., 7 Jan. 2014. An unmanned submersible that could operate independently for as long as five years, sensitive electronics that could self-destruct on command, and a flareup in the COTS Wars highlight this week's Rapid Fire interview with John Keller and Ernesto Burden of Military & Aerospace Electronics.

We had a technical glitch that cut off our Rapid Fire broadcast toward the end, but we're experimenting with this new Google Hangout technology, and we hope you can overlook the abrupt ending and enjoy the conversation.

Each week the Military & Aerospace Electronics exclusive Rapid Fire interview at Google Hangouts highlights and discusses the top three stories of this week, chosen by John Keller, chief editor of Military & Aerospace Electronics.

Readers can see the top three stories for Rapid Fire this week online. Click on the headlines below for details and complete stories.

Navy looks to Teledyne Benthos for long-duration UUV sea glider persistent surveillance of ocean depths

SRI International to design vanishing battery for decomposing electronics program

COTS still an awkward description two decades later; is it time for a new term?

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