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Army surveys industry for companies able to provide Nd: YAG laser for etching and semiconductors manufacture

April 8, 2024
Nd:YAG lasers are used in engraving, etching, or marking metals and plastics, or for metal surface enhancement processes like laser peening.
Sensors

CO2 laser lenses with anti-reflective coatings for precision gaskets introduced by Laser Research Optics

April 8, 2024
These laser lenses are for production applications for intricate and precise gaskets manufactured from stainless steel, phenolic, and other hard materials.
Computers

Mercury to build data transfer units and video recorders for avionics upgrades aboard F/A-18C-F aircraft

April 5, 2024
The avionics subsystems are part of the Automatic Real-Time, Reconfigurable Interface Generalization Hardware (ARRGH) Multiprotocol Data Recorder.
Computers

DARPA to push bounds of additive manufacturing by using 3D printing to fabricate complex integrated circuits

April 4, 2024
3D printing has shattered the boundaries of traditional manufacturing by producing complex geometries that previously were impossible to produce.
Uncrewed

Army surveys industry for vehicle-following low-SWaP tethered or untethered UAV communications payloads

April 4, 2024
Interests include architecture; payload capacity; power; computer processing; antennas; solar panels; battery life; autonomous following; and cost.