W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. expanded its family of GORE SKYFLEX Aerospace Materials to include preformed gaskets for multi-face aircraft applications such as hole liners, flange joints, fastener seals, and galley or restroom hard-mounts. These lightweight, non-hazardous gaskets ensure
Tektronix, Inc. expanded its spectrum and vector signal analysis offerings with the introduction of the RSA5000 Series Signal Analyzer. The series is appropriate for spectrum management, radar, electronic warfare, radio communications and EMI/EMC. Featuring advanced
The launch of a European Ariane rocket carrying two satellites was postponed because of strong winds high above French Guiana on Tuesday, space officials said.
President Dmitry Medvedev fired two senior Russian space officials Wednesday over the loss of three navigation satellites that crashed into the sea this month.
Germany will create a new cyber-warfare defense center next year to fight off espionage attacks, the German interior ministry said. "We plan to create a so-called 'National Cyber-Defense Center' in 2011," a spokesman told reporters on Monday.
Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 26 Commander Scott Kelly of NASA and Flight Engineers Cady Coleman of NASA and Paolo Nespoli of the European Space Agency offered Christmas and New Year's greetings to all people on Earth from the orbital outpost on Dec. 21 as they flew...
The Stuxnet virus that has infected Iran’s nuclear installations may have been behind the decommissioning of 1,000 centrifuges at the Natanz uranium enrichment facility earlier this year, according to a new analysis of the malicious software.
The Navy made history on December 18 when it launched its first rollercoaster, er, aircraft, using the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) technology. The F/A-18 Super Hornet, piloted by Lt. Daniel Radocaj, was launched from Naval Air Systems Command, Lakehurst, N.J.
In this week’s episode of “The Ben Heck Show,” Ben and element14 salute the troops with a military-grade portable gaming system designed for a couple working with the military overseas.
Officials with the 2nd Space Operations Squadron at Schriever AFB, Colo., have completed their sustainment software release for the GPS operational control segment ground system ahead of schedule.
Carlisle Interconnect Technologies offers an Enhanced Performance SMA connector series (EPSMA) that provides mode free performance to 27 GHz. These connectors are tuned to provide ultra low VSWR to 27 GHz (typically 1.15:1). This product offering consists of
A five-year project led by the Georgia Institute of Technology has developed a novel approach to space electronics that could change how space vehicles and instruments are designed.
MegaPhase cables have contributed to the first and only asteroid dust capture from space. Japanese scientists confirmed their Hayabusa space probe, equipped with MegaPhase's GrooveTube cable assemblies. The seven year mission captured particles from the asteroid Itokawa...
AVX Corporation has expanded its stacked, surface mount multilayer ceramic capacitor (MLCC) product offering to include the highest capacitance for a given MLCC package. Designated the RH Series, the range extension features 50V and 100V devices...
ITT Interconnect Solutions has expanded its circular connector product offering to include a lightweight, small form-factor version that offers significant space savings for handheld devices. Designated the Nemesis Series, the miniature circular connectors provide full 360 degree EMI shielding...
Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing (CWCEC) has announced the availability of the XMC-603, its new rugged quad-channel MIL-STD-1553 XMC interface module. The XMC-603 mezzanine module speeds and simplifies the integration of dual redundant ports of MIL-STD-1553...
Vectron International announced its new 508-series of small, low G-sensitivity clocks and oscillators. All 508 series products include a rugged 4-point mount crystal, ideal for low G-sensitivity military, industrial and other harsh environment applications.
SIE Computing Solutions, Inc, introduced a 3U seven-slot CompactPCI benchtop chassis. This latest addition to the SIE 505 Series is a configurable enclosure solution for systems in embedded telecommunications, military, and test and measurement applications. This
Today’s commercial avionics, military and space electronics need higher performance while decreasing size, weight and cost. The power supply is a key determining factor in the final system size, weight, and thermal design.
Dissipation of the heat generated by increasingly powerful satellite electronics presents inherent challenges. Today’s satellite applications, especially in the military sector, demand increasingly powerful functionality and a wider variety of electronics...
VPT, Inc. unveiled its latest point of load (POL) DC-DC converter, the DVPL0503S, designed to provide critical reliability performance and efficiency in the distributed power architectures of avionics, military, and space systems. The new 3A DVPL DC-DC POL converter can
Often legacy electronic equipment needs to be used with modern computers that do not support the interface or protocol for the device. Disparate electrical signaling levels, contrasting data rates, and missing or mismatched handshaking signals are among the problems the system engineer may face.
The applications for miniature motors span a wide range, from pumps that deliver insulin to regulate blood sugar, to motors that roll out paper in everyday desktop printers. As expected, application demands also vary greatly over this range...
On today’s battlefield, military vehicles have to perform in harsh environments with increasingly complex and sophisticated on-board electronics. To achieve the required level of complexity, greater demand is placed on the power electronics to deliver higher power in higher densities.
Texas Instruments announced its newest digital signal processor (DSP), the TMS320C66x, and four scalable C667x devices. Built with multiple 1.25 GHz DSP cores, it is said to be the industry’s first 10 GHz DSP with