Military Embedded Systems

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Military Embedded Systems

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Radar/EW

Microcontroller with HARDSIL technology aimed at extreme radiation environments - Product

August 06, 2018
Vorago Technologies? VA10820 ARM Cortex-M0 microcontroller chips use the company?s patented HARDSlL hardening technology to enable use of the parts in extreme radiation environments. The VA10820 includes error detection and correction (EDAC) logic on the internal memories; the...
Radar/EW

Bidirectional RF amplifier generates 16 watts of power - Product

August 06, 2018
The NuPower Xtender VU4GX02 VHF/UHF bidirectional simplifier module is a small, broadband, high-performance RF [radio-frequency] amplifier that generates 16 watts of RF power across the 225 to 512 MHz frequency range. NuWaves Engineering developed the bidirectional amplifier for extending...
Comms

Space Force and COTS procurement - Story

July 30, 2018
President Donald Trump recently called for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to create a new branch of the U.S. armed forces, a Space Force, to deal with threats outside our atmosphere. The move, like many Trump announcements, created immediate controversy, with some critics opining that it's a waste of money and others saying that militarizing a peaceful environment is a stroke of genius or long overdue.
Comms

MIL-STD-1553B bus communications testing and simulation tool - Product

July 29, 2018
Bloomy?s BCI-1553 C Series module provides a standards-compliant MIL-STD-1553B interface for the National Instruments CompactRIO platform. The module uses the industry standard Holt HI-6131 integrated terminal to provide a single dual-redundant bus interface. The flexible software-c...
Radar/EW

DC-DC converter steps down at point of end use - Product

June 05, 2018
VPT, Inc. engineers developed and designed the DVPL0503S Point of Load DC-DC converter in such a way that it can be used alone or in conjunction with traditional isolated DC-DC converters as part of a distributed power system. The DVPL is a non-isolated, synchronous, buck-regulated convert...
Radar/EW

2U COTS NVMe SSD optimizes I/O bandwidth and latency - Product

June 05, 2018
Cheetah Storage?s NVME-SAN2N-24U2 is a 2U commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) Non-volatile Memory Express (NVMe) solid-state drive (SSD) that drives a high-performance NVMe flash server. It was designed to support standard Grantley Broadwell, Purley/Skylake, and AMD Naples platforms. The...
Avionics

Overhead touch screen display solution for the cockpit - Product

June 05, 2018
The Korry Utility Control System (UCS) from Esterline Technologies Corp., a touch screen display and control solution for cockpit overhead panels, is a unitary, high-reliability digital replacement for multiple control panels. It can be updated or reconfigured via software. Users can custo...
Radar/EW

Battery equalizer keeps 12 V batteries in a 24VPDC system balanced - Product

June 05, 2018
The M5512 Battery Equalizer from Milpower Source keeps two 12 V batteries in a 24 VDC system balanced, allows 12 V loading of up to 100 Amp average with much higher peak (surge) loading (limited only by the battery?s capacity), and offers efficiency of 96 percent (typical) of less th...
Radar/EW

Configurable serial interface options for mission-critical applications - Product

June 05, 2018
The VP880 field-programmable gate array (FPGA) card from Abaco Systems is designed for mission-critical military/defense applications such as electronic warfare (EW)/digital radio frequency memory (DRFM), radar/sonar image processing, satellite communications systems, multichannel digital...
Radar/EW

Radar data extractor and target tracker for target ID - Product

June 05, 2018
The SPx Server from Cambridge Pixel, a component in the company?s SPx radar-processing family, is a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) primary radar data extractor and target tracker. Interfacing to hardware or network radar video, SPx Server accepts polar format radar video and process...
A.I.

Military AI/machine learning speeds decision-making and efficiency for warfighters - Story

May 29, 2018
Much of the public thinks of artificial intelligence (AI) and summons images of machines hunting humans or monitoring their every move. Unfortunately, fear and paranoia often accompany tech revolutions - think heavier-than-air flight or commercial drones.
Radar/EW

Learn about military radar programs and technology - News

May 25, 2018
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona. Designers of next-generation military radar systems look to deliver enhanced capability to track and counter increasingly sophisticated threats, all at the lowest cost possible, while also factoring in ease of installation and upgrades. Funding for new radar systems and for upgrading legacy systems is increasing. These new systems that meet these requirements leverage size, weight, and power (SWaP) features, multi-functionality, and leveraging commercial electronics solutions. This webcast featuring lead speaker Brad Curran, Industry Principal for Aerospace & Defense at Frost & Sullivan, will discuss technology and program trends in the military radar world on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 11 am Est. in a webcast titled "Next-Generation Military Radar Tech Outlook."
Unmanned

Raytheon next-gen mine-neutralization system leverages Sparton tech - News

May 21, 2018
DELEON SPRINGS, Florida. Sparton Corp. and Raytheon are joining hands design, test, and deploy the next-generation Barracuda Mine Neutralization system.
Unmanned

UAS and counter-UAS outlook - Story

April 27, 2018
Welcome to our annual Unmanned Systems issue, our yearly highlight of the hottest embedded computing elements in military unmanned platforms. We bring this to you every year on the eve of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Xponential show as the magazine and its editorial staff hit the exhibition floors and conference rooms of the event.
Radar/EW

RF signal source for infotainment, navigation - Product

April 19, 2018
Averna?s software-defined AST-1000 Signal Tester is aimed at validating all common infotainment protocols and can evolve as users? test needs change, including handling navigation, video, and connectivity testing.
Radar/EW

Software manages test-lab workflow, data, results - Product

April 19, 2018
TestTracker Data Management Software from Wineman Technology Inc. is a test-lab management tool for managers, product engineers, and test engineers.
Comms

Bus converter module enables bidirectional operation - Product

April 19, 2018
The Ultra High Voltage (UHV) bus converter module (BCM) from Vicor is a high efficiency K=1/16 fixed ratio converter operating from either a 400 to 700 V or 500 to 800 V primary input to produce an unregulated safety extra-low voltage (SELV) DC output voltage. Using the same Sine Amplitude...
Unmanned

3-D LIDAR camera can generate as many as 20 frames per second - Product

April 19, 2018
The TigerCub 3D Flash LIDAR camera from Advanced Scientific Concepts is a lightweight (less than three pounds), small-form-factor (11 by 10 by 12 cm) integrated 3-D camera that can be used to provide autonomous (e.g. rendezvous, proximity, landing, etc.) operations or assist man-in-the loo...
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