A technical problem Thursday delayed for the second day running the scheduled launch of an Ariane rocket carrying two satellites, the Arianespace company said.
Advanced thermal technology design and fabrication capabilities helped make the recent historic orbital flight of the Moon Mineralogy Mapper possible.
The United States’ “premier air superiority fighter,” the F-22 Raptor, is banned from export. The F-35 (and its fifth generation rival, the PAK-FA) is not. Thus, it’s no surprise that allies have climbed aboard the Joint Strike Fighter program. For all intents and purposes, the 2010 National Defense Authorization Act killed the F-22 Raptor.
WinSystems’ PCM-MIO-G-AD-1 is a 16-channel, 16-bit analog input card and the PCM-MIO-G-DA-1 is an eight-channel, 12-bit analog output card. Both cards also support 48-lines of digital I/O. These small, 90 mm x 96 mm expansion boards are designed to
SpaceX has inked a $492 million deal with Iridium Communications Inc. to launch a fleet of next-generation commercial satellites aboard its Falcon 9 rocket.
Master Bond’s Polymer Adhesive Supreme 10AOHT-LO is a single component, no mix, thermally conductive compound featuring exceptional electrical insulation and toughness. It meets NASA low outgassing specifications and has
The Kontron Gigabit Ethernet Switch VX3910 offers 3U VPX (VITA 46.x) and OpenVPX (VITA 65) platforms Enterprise-Class Switching functionality with a total of 28 Gigabit Ethernet ports and advanced management features. With its
Sofradir announced today the launch of LEO MW, a compact 15-micron pitch MW TV format IR detector with digital interface. It is well suited for military handheld devices that have to be compact, lightweight and consume as little power as possible.
The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program achieved an important milestone yesterday, with the inaugural flight of the Navy’s carrier-based variant. The F-35C Lightning II is due to replace the Navy and Marine Corps’ F/A-18 Hornet. According to Lockheed Martin, the first F-35C Lightning II carrier variant took off from Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base at 11:46 a.m. and logged a 57 min flight.
On June 4th, 2010 at 14:30 UTC the first ever Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Space Launch Complex 40, Kennedy Space Center, Florida.
Selco Products' CP Series and CS Series Thermistor Probe Assemblies can be customized to meet unique demands for specialized application requirements. These negative (NTC) temperature coefficient thermistors can be
Heyco Products has announced that its Snap-In Ratcheting Strain Relief (PN 1280) is now removable. The newly designed strain relief can be easily removed through insertion of standard snap ring pliers with
Analog Devices added two integrated and precise MEMS inertial sensors to its product line of iSensor motion sensor products. They combine tactical grade (<10 deg per hour) gyroscope performance with the company’s iSensor integration and factory calibration.
Spectrum Advanced Specialty Products introduced an EMI filtered connector, the Rapid Mate, designed for easy mating to spring loaded, compliant contacts. This connector combines
Gowanda’s MLRF1010 Series is QPL approved to MIL-PRF-83446/04. The series provides surface mount RF inductors with i nductance from .01 uH to 27 uH, Q Min from 22 to 60, SRF MHz Min from
According to LiveFist, India’s Rustom UAV has reached the government's apex Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) for final financial approval. The medium altitude long endurance (MALE) drone is being developed for the Indian Army, Air Force, and Navy, and will carry out surveillance up to 250 km (155 miles) away.
Tech9 Corporation’s 1 A buck-boost DC to DC power converter accepts input ranging from 6 V to 70 V while output remains constant. The power converter can be ordered in 3 V, 5 V, 9 V, 12 V and 15 V output models. These power converters are
An experimental aircraft has set a record for hypersonic flight, flying more than 3 minutes at Mach 6 — six times the speed of sound.
JDSU announced that it has created new frameless display panels using a combination of its low-reflection optical coating technology and custom display manufacturing processes. The result are
NDK announced the availability of its COTS line-up of Crystals, TCXOs, VCXOs, SAW devices and FCXO modules. The product offerings are suited for high reliability, demanding environments like defense communications, aerospace, down hole, and maritime applications. The crystals are
National Semiconductor Corp. introduced what is said to be the industry’s fastest 12-bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC). At 3.6 GSPS, the ADC12D1800 is asserted to be 3.6 times faster than any other available 12-bit device. According to the company, the
The “future” dismounted soldier sector is increasingly using advanced technology to equip its infantry, and sophisticated command, control, communications, computer and intelligence (C41) systems are being deployed that require increasingly sophisticated interconnection.
Spectrum Advanced Specialty Products announced the addition of MIL-PRF-49470 approval for Switch Mode Power Supply capacitors to its military QPL offerings. Spectrum’s SMP capacitors are asserted to
Our cousins across the pond have achieved an historic milestone: the RAF’s Reaper program logged more than 10,000 hours over Afghanistan. In-theater since October 2007, the Reaper is the only Remotely Piloted Air System (RPAS) operated by the U.K.
Stackpole Electronics expanded its NMCR and NMCF Series of non-magnetic thick film chip resistors to include all EIA standard chip sizes from 0402 to 2512. This expansion allows