Military Embedded Systems

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Military Embedded Systems

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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...
Unmanned

Rugged Gigabit Ethernet switch for use in harsh environments - Product

April 19, 2018

The M-Max SW21X/PS rugged Gigabit Ethernet switch from MicroMax is a ruggedized Gigabit Ethernet Layer 2+ managed switch rated for use in harsh environments including air, ground, or marine operation. The company says that a version rated for extended salty fog protection is also available...

Radar/EW

Flash-based disk compliant with MIL-STD-810-F/G - Product

April 19, 2018
The Innodisk 2.5-inch SATA SSD 3MR2-P is a SATA III 6.0 Gb/sec flash-based disk family designed for high-availability end uses. The disks are equipped with such data-security functions as including quick erase/security erase/destroy and write protect. All the security functions can be trig...
Radar/EW

Modernization, procurement highlights from DoD FY 2019 budget request - Story

April 19, 2018
WASHINGTON. Funding requested for Department of Defense (DoD) Major Defense Acquisition Programs (MDAPs) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 totals $92.4 billion, accounting for 33 percent of the Trump administration's Procurement and Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation (RDTandE) funding request for the Department of Defense (DoD) of $236.7 billion.
Radar/EW

Speeding up DoD acquisition process and increased COTS use among primes - Story

March 29, 2018
Aligning technology advances with the slow Department of Defense (DoD) acquisition process and mitigating obsolescence with the long DoD life cycles are the biggest challenges facing commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) embedded computing suppliers in today's military electronics market, says Rich Sorelle, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Abaco Systems in the following Q & A.
Radar/EW

Rugged COTS power supply converts power to 115/200 VAC, 3-phase 400Hz power - Product

March 21, 2018
The Behlman Electronics model FC5003 is a rugged commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) power supply designed to convert common 120/208 VAC, three-phase, 60 Hz ground power to 115/200 VAC, three-phase, 400 Hz power used by aircraft and other military vehicles. Users can install the power supply...
Avionics

High-performance 16-channel interface complies with ARINC 429 - Product

March 21, 2018
The DNx-429-516 by United Electronic Industries, Inc. (UEI) is a 16-channel communications interface for UEI's Cube, RACKtangle, and FLATRACK I/O chassis. All boards are fully compliant with the ARINC 429 spec and support high-speed (100 kHz) and low-speed (12.5 kHz) operation. The channe...
Avionics

Multifunction display system for fixed and rotary airborne applications - Product

March 21, 2018
IEE Inc. engineers developed the 10.1-inch Widescreen Ultra Extended Graphics Array (WUXGA) multifunction display (MFD) as a high-performance, heavy-duty, full-color, very high bright WUXGA active-matrix liquid-crystal display (AMLCD) for fixed- and rotary-wing airborne applications. The...
Avionics

Position, torque, and speed control in a plug-and-play motor controller - Product

March 21, 2018
Data Device Corp.'s (DDC's) digital signal processing (DSP)-based motor controller offers multi-interface position with torque and speed control, and is designed for demanding, high-reliability industrial, military, and aerospace applications. The PW-87 series position, torque, and speed...
Unmanned

Small form factor enables off-the-shelf parts in SWaP-C constrained environments - Product

March 21, 2018
The Small Form Factor (SFF) Solution 760-92 rugged electronic packaging design from Atrenne Integrated Solutions, Inc. enables deployment of off-the-shelf Mini-ITX and PCIe commercial electronics circuit card assemblies (CCAs) in the size, weight, power, and cost (SWaP-C)-constrained hars...
Avionics

CPU graphics implementation designed for DAL A and ASIL D - Product

March 21, 2018
Part of the BuiltSAFE Graphics Suite, Mercury Systems' BuiltSAFE GS multicore renderer runs on a multicore central processing unit (CPU) and is certifiable to DO-178C at the highest design assurance level (DAL A) as well as ASIL D for automotive safety. The software is aimed at use in 3-D...
From The Editor

Increased DoD budget good news for COTS suppliers - Story

March 19, 2018
The latest Department of Defense (DoD) fiscal year (FY) 2019 budget request is $686.1 billion, an increase of about five percent over the FY 2018 request. This is outstanding news for the warfighters, as they will get more support from a technology standpoint than during recent years where budget cuts and sequestration were the rule. Embedded commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) electronics suppliers will find it pleasing too, as the budget request provides funding for avionics; intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR); electronic warfare (EW); and radar applications.
Unmanned

DoD budget increases impact on defense electronics suppliers - Story

February 28, 2018
Every month the McHale Report will host an online roundtable with experts from the defense electronics industry ? from major prime contractors to defense component suppliers. Each roundtable will explore topics important to the military embedded electronics market. This month we cover the Trump Administration?s Department of Defense (DoD) Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget request. The DoD overall requests totals 686.1 billion, up almost seven percent over the FY 2018 request. The panelists discuss the budget?s potential impact on defense electronics suppliers, which applications are the winners in the budget such as unmanned systems, the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, fighter aircraft, and more.
Radar/EW

Surface & submarine program budget highlights - News

February 28, 2018
WASHINGTON. Funding slated for major shipbuilding and maritime systems totals $33.4 billion under the Department of Defense (DoD) Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 acquisition funding request, an increase of $2.7 billion over the FY 2018 request. Included below are updates on programs such as the CVN 78 Gerald R. Ford Class aircraft carrier, Arleigh Burke class destroyers, the Columbia class submarine, and more.
Radar/EW

DoD funding highlights: Ground vehicles - News

February 28, 2018
WASHINGTON. Funding slated for major ground systems totals $15.9 billion under the Department of Defense (DoD) Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 acquisition funding request, an increase of $4.7 billion over the FY 2018 request. Included below are updates on ground programs such as the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, the Abrams Main Battle Tank, the Stryker family of vehicles, and more.
Unmanned

DoD fighter, bomber, UAS, helicopter budget procurement highlights - News

February 28, 2018
WASHINGTON. Funding slated for major aircraft and related systems totals $55.2 billion under the Department of Defense (DoD) Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 acquisition funding request an increase of about $6 billion from the FY 2018 request. Included below are updates on programs such as the F-35, B-21 Bomber, F-15, V-22 Osprey, the AH-64E Apache, and more.
Avionics

Aitech acquired by FIMI Opportunity Funds - News

February 23, 2018
CHATSWORTH, California. Aitech Rugged Group, Inc., which designs embedded computing systems for military air and ground systems as well as radiation-hardened solutions for the military and commercial space markets, was acquired by FIMI Opportunity Funds, a private equity firm based in Israel for $30 million.
Radar/EW

Microwave power module for electronic warfare simulation applications - Product

February 14, 2018
The dB-4150 is a smart microwave power module (MPM) designed and developed by dB Control that operates in the frequency range of 6 to 18 GHz. The MPM can provide 100 watts of pulsed or continuous-wave radio-frequency (RF) output power. The RF signal path consists of a solid-state amplifier...
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