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RIU Subsystem Adapts On-the-Fly to Fit Different System Profiles

December 22, 2011 10:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

Aitech Defense Systems Inc., has released the A175, a rugged, self-contained, EMC/EMI-protected Remote Interface Unit (RIU) I/O expansion subsystem that provides dynamic mission profile reprogramming. The subsystem uses

Ex-hacker testifies about reporting U.S. Army leaks suspect

December 21, 2011 6:09 am | by Lily Kuo, Reuters | News | Comments

A former computer hacker testified on Tuesday that he led authorities to the suspected source of the biggest leak of classified documents in U.S. history after several days of online chats with Bradass87, an alias for Army intelligence analyst Bradley Manning.

Silicone Encased Cables Provide Absolute Reliability in Military Robotic Applications

December 20, 2011 7:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cicoil’s highly flexible and durable flat silicone cables are designed for use on Unmanned Ground Based Military Robotic Vehicles that require absolute reliability in Mission Critical and Extreme Environment Conditions. Unlike bulky and stiffer round cables, Cicoil’s flat silicone cables provide space and weight savings...

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The Tinker's Toolbox - Raytheon's New Naval Multiband Satellite System

December 19, 2011 5:20 am | Podcasts | Comments

In this podcast we talk to Richard Smith (left) and Richard Kane (right) of Raytheon about the new Navy Multiband Terminal (NMT).

New Scale’s miniature linear motion systems head to orbit on recently launched satellite

December 16, 2011 11:23 am | News | Comments

New Scale Technologies (www.newscaletech.com) today announced that its miniature linear actuator modules were on board the United Launch Alliance Delta 2 rocket launched at Vandenberg Air Force Base October 28.

Sofradir scores hat trick in space mission contract wins in 2011

December 15, 2011 6:56 am | News | Comments

Sofradir announced today that it has been awarded a contract in the value of tens of millions of euros to manufacture Infrared (IR) detectors for the engineering and flight model phases for the next generation of European meteorological satellites, MTG.

Micro Power Electronics Announces Merger

December 13, 2011 1:21 pm | by Posted by Chris Warner | News | Comments

Micro Power Electronics, Inc., the global leader in portable power solutions for mission-critical equipment, today announced that Electrochem Solutions, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a 100 percent interest in Micro Power from Weston Presidio.

European ministers emphasise the role of space for the security of Europe and its citizens

December 8, 2011 5:12 am | News | Comments

29 ministers of the ESA-EU Space Council underlined the importance of space systems for security. They drew attention to the role of satellite systems - particularly Galileo, EGNOS and GMES - as the backbone for improving Europe's response to emergencies.

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NASA catalogs thousands of asteroids near Earth

December 7, 2011 7:54 am | by Irene Klotz, Reuters | News | Comments

About 1,000 asteroids big enough to cause catastrophic damage if they hit Earth are orbiting relatively nearby, a NASA survey shows.

Rotary Code Switches Withstand High-Temperature Soldering

December 1, 2011 11:02 am | Product Releases | Comments

APEM Components introduced the P65 series of rotary switches, a high temperature version of the company’s PT65 dual in-line package (DIP) coded rotary switch. The series is specially designed for high temperature soldering and is appropriate for

C-band Gallium Nitride High-Electron Mobility Transistors Address Satellite Earth Stations

December 1, 2011 7:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced it has developed two Gallium Nitride (GaN) High-Electron Mobility Transistor (HEMT) C-band (4–8GHz) amplifiers for satellite earth stations.

December 2011: Military & Aerospace

December 1, 2011 12:00 am | Digital Editions | Comments

The December 2011 issue delves into the military/aerospace sector. T’Jae Gibson (of army.mil) discuses 3D holographic technology and, in a special salute to our veterans, Technical Editor Jason Lomberg recalls his and former Editor-in-Chief Alix Paultre’s experience in the military.

Low-g Accelerometers Support Variety of Zero-to-Medium Frequency Apps

November 30, 2011 12:09 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Silicon Designs, Inc. has announced the global market introduction of its new LG Series, a dedicated product family of low-g range chips and modules, designed to support of a variety of zero-to-medium frequency aerospace, automotive, defense, energy, industrial, and general test & measurement requirements. The LG Series provides

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NASA rover launched to seek out life clues on Mars

November 29, 2011 10:34 am | by Irene Klotz, Reuters | News | Comments

An unmanned Atlas 5 rocket blasted off from Florida on Saturday, launching a $2.5 billion nuclear-powered NASA rover toward Mars to look for clues on what could sustain life on the Red Planet.

Conduction-Cooled Keying System Targets Military and Ruggedized Systems

November 29, 2011 5:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

Pentair Technical Products, Schroff is now offering the Calmark/Birtcher line of conduction-cooled keying system for applications that require a more robust solution than conventional front-panel assemblies, such as military and ruggedized systems.

SATCOM Antenna Selected for Boeing 747 Upgrade

November 28, 2011 6:10 am | News | Comments

Cobham’s HGA-7001 SATCOM high gain antenna subsystem has been selected by Virgin Atlantic for the airline’s Boeing 747 cabin upgrade programme to commence in 2012.

Fort Meade launches web app for smart phones

November 23, 2011 5:17 am | News | Comments

The popularity of smartphones and other mobile devices has changed the way we communicate, and the Fort Meade Public Affairs Office is taking advantage of those changes.

Satellites and Sun connect isolated communities to the world

November 23, 2011 4:58 am | News | Comments

A mobile phone unit connecting isolated communities to the rest of the world using satellites and solar power has caught the attention of ESA and the World Economic Forum.

ESA tracking station establishes contact with Russia's Phobos Mars mission

November 23, 2011 4:53 am | News | Comments

ESA's tracking station at Perth, Australia, established contact with Russia's Phobos-Grunt spacecraft. The contact with the Mars mission was lost shortly after launch on 8 November. ESA teams are working closely with engineers in Russia...

Foil Resistors Operate at up to +240°C, Tout Desirable Load-Life Stability

November 22, 2011 11:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Vishay Precision Group announced that its Vishay Foil Resistors division (VFR) has introduced a new series of ultra-high-precision Bulk Metal Z1-Foil hybrid chip resistors designed for demanding high-temperature applications

Chip Resistor can Handle 3000V

November 22, 2011 10:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

Available with voltage ratings up to 3Kv and resistance values from 100k up to 100Gohms, the new Ohmite HVC Series of wrap around terminal chip resistors have a standard TCR of 100ppm and standard tolerances of 5%, although tolerances as low as 0.50% can be achieved.

Partner to Expand Cyber-Security Services and Offerings

November 22, 2011 6:44 am | News | Comments

Wind River and Wurldtech Security Technologies announced that Wind River is the first operating system vendor to be designated a Wurldtech Achilles Communications Certification partner.

Satellites respond to humanitarian needs

November 22, 2011 6:43 am | News | Comments

A review of crisis response using Earth observation techniques is now available online. The Respond Atlas outlines global events where remote sensing assisted in preparing for and responding to disasters and humanitarian crises.

International space trio lands in Kazakhstan

November 22, 2011 6:36 am | by Robin Paxton, Reuters | News | Comments

Three astronauts inside a Russian Soyuz capsule parachuted safely back to Earth Tuesday after nearly six months on the International Space Station (ISS), the first landing since NASA retired its space shuttles this summer.

GE and Harris to Equip MLRS-HIMARS Subsystems

November 22, 2011 6:25 am | News | Comments

GE Intelligent Platforms announced that it had secured orders from Harris Corporation Government Communications Systems Division (GCSD) of Melbourne, Florida for a quantity of GE’s PPC7EP single board computers.

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