Optical Cable Corporation’s (OCC) lineup of harsh environment connectors includes products based on the retired U.S. DoD MIL-PRF-83526/16 and /17 performance specification. In addition to these 83526 multi-channel plug and receptacle connectors, the company also
Strategic Operations (STOPS) uses a Galil DMC-4080 8-axis Ethernet motion controller and servo drive package in their Ballistic Unmanned Ground Vehicle (BUGV) used in their Hyper-Realistic training environments for military, law enforcement and homeland security operations.
When the day ends on planet Kepler-16b there is a double sunset, scientists reported on Thursday in the journal Science. In a scene reminiscent of science fiction, researchers using observations from NASA's Kepler spacecraft have detected a distant planet orbiting two waltzing stars...
VITA, the trade association for standard computing architectures serving critical embedded systems industries, will be exhibiting at this year’s MILCOM in Baltimore, MD, November 7-10, 2011. Stopby and learn about the latest advancements in embedded computing technologies for Critical Embedded Systems.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA?ASI), a leading manufacturer of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), tactical reconnaissance radars, and electro-optic surveillance systems, today announced that it has completed initial testing of a new UAS open payload architecture in its Poway, Calif., System Integration Lab (SIL). The testing demonstrated the ability to
NASA has finalized a cooperative agreement with the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space, CASIS, to manage the portion of the International Space Station that operates as a U.S. national laboratory.
The primary selling points for MicroTCA are impressive: an affordable next-generation computing architecture, high communications bandwidth, the latest multi-core processors, support for redundancy and high availability...
When a Russian rocket failed on its way to orbit last month, it exposed a vulnerability in the International Space Station program that a former NASA astronaut thinks China could help address.
Dynamics Research Corporation, a leading provider of innovative management consulting, engineering, and technology solutions, today announced that its High Performance Technologies (HPTi) operating unit was awarded a $39 million contract to provide
It is hard to recall of the time where EMI shield coatings and seal gaskets were not available, but those times existed not so long ago. EMI shielding has evolved in many respects through the years and will likely have an increased and expanding role in future of high performance electronics.
Wireless Telecom Group announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Boonton Electronics, has been awarded an increase of $1.5M to its contract with the Department of the United States Navy.
The HPC12 from Stackpole is a high power handling SMD resistive device. It is rated for 5 W of power in free air, but can handle 12 W continuously with 400 lfm air movement on standard recommended solder pads with
Industry analyst firm NanoMarkets has just released a new report on the radiation detection materials market. The report quantifies the market for scintillation, thin-film, and semiconductor detection materials used for domestic security, military, medical imaging, nuclear power, science and geophysical applications. Also included is an in-depth assessment of
ESI Group announced the signing of a five-year strategic R&D cooperation agreement with BIAM, the Beijing Institute of Aeronautical Materials from AVIC (Aviation Industry Corporation of China). This agreement entails
The HI-3717 from Holt Integrated Circuits communicates with an external microcontroller via a 4-wire SPI and provides selectable HBP and BPRZ channels with encoders/decoder and dedicated line drivers and line receivers for direct connection to the ARINC 717 bus
Fritz Technologies Corporation has completed work for the Department of Defense (DoD) and U.S. intelligence community to develop a trusted computing solution using state-of-the-art, commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) LynxSecure software from LynuxWorks, Inc.
XP Power introduced the MTC35 and MTC50 Series of commercial off the shelf (COTS) 35-W and 50-W DC/DC converters aimed at a broad range of military vehicle and avionics applications. These encapsulated
Touch screen manufacturer Touch International is soaring to new heights with its Apple iPhone-type MulTI-Touch Projected Capacitive technology, which is now being featured in many of the newly-released Boeing 787 and Airbus A380 aircraft.
Moscow no longer sees manned spaceflight as its top priority but remains committed to its International Space Station obligations, the head of Russian space agency Roskosmos said on Wednesday. Russia holds a monopoly on flights to and from the 16-nation station.
Cocoon Innovations is excited to announce its GRID-IT! organization system was recently used in an experiment conducted as part of Reduced Gravity Education Flight Program aboard NASA’s “Weightless Wonder” aircraft.
According to the Air Transport Association’s 2010 economic report “When America Flies it Works,” operating revenues for U.S. airlines fell by approximately 17 percent in the wake of the 2009 global recession – considered the worst since the 1930s.
ITT Corporation and Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. have jointly developed a processing solution known as FELCO (Federated Embedded inteL-server for Collaborative Operations) that meets the ISR interoperability needs of the warfighter. FELCO is expected to
Engineers at the University of Southampton have designed and flown the world’s first ‘printed’ aircraft, which could revolutionise the economics of aircraft design.
Holt Integrated Circuits, a world leader in data bus ICs for the avionics and military markets, proudly announces their next-generation MIL-STD-1553 bus terminal products, the HI-6130 and HI-6131.
Velodyne LiDAR, Inc. will display the latest in sensor technology with its HDL-32E in booth 934 at the 2011 AUVSI Unmanned Systems North America conference being held August 16-19 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington DC.