Military Embedded Systems

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Military Embedded Systems

Articles 121 - 140
Radar/EW

Radar simulator with eight switchable delays in L, S, C, X, and Ku radar bands - Product

October 11, 2018
The Series 3000 radar range simulator from Eastern OptX can be used for radar test to provide multiple programmable delays with front panel and/or remote computer control. Engineers leveraged electro-optics (EO) fiber-optic technology to overcome the shortcomings in projects that include a...
Radar/EW

Video systems enhances live feeds in real time - Product

October 11, 2018
ZMicro?s Insight video-enhancement system enhances live video feeds in real time to improve visibility in fog, rain, dust, smoke, underwater, and more. ZMicro leveraged the parallel-processing capabilities of an advanced field programmable gate array (FPGA) to host its algorithms, re...
Comms

Speeding innovative tech to the warfighter - Story

September 28, 2018
Whether it's referred to as speeding up the acquisition process, speeding up the bureaucracy, or eliminating red tape, it all comes down to the same point - the Department of Defense (DoD) needs to pick up the pace when it comes to getting technology innovation into the hands of warfighters.
Radar/EW

ISR signal processing brings performance to sensors and enables AI at the edge - Story

September 28, 2018
Military intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) applications continue to make demands on signal-processing designers for more performance, better thermal management, and reduced size, weight, and power (SWaP). These systems - as they move closer to the sensor on various platforms - are also starting to enable artificial intelligence (AI) solutions at the edge.
Radar/EW

GaN for radar and electronic warfare webcast Sept 20 at 11 am EDT - News

September 17, 2018
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona. The hottest RF and microwave technology in the military radar and electronic warfare community continues to be Gallium Nitride (GaN). The industry is still getting educated on all the possibilities that GaN brings to the design table from a performance standpoint especially in active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar systems. Experts from Mercury Systems and Qorvo will discuss these challenges in a webcast, titled "Benefits of GaN technology for Electronic Warfare and Radar Applications" on Thursday, Sept. 20, at 11 am EDT. They will cover how GaN components are changing the game for radar and electronic warfare designs and how best to leverage the technology.
From The Editor

Experiencing a healthy defense electronics market - Story

August 31, 2018
Welcome to our September Resource Guide, which for the sixth straight year is at least 100 pages - a rare feat in print publishing today. So thank you, loyal readers and advertisers for all your loyalty and support. Not only for your support of our publications in print and online, but also for your support of the warfighters and the sacrifices they make.
Radar/EW

Electronics funding for radar, electronic warfare, C4ISR continues to rise - Story

August 27, 2018
The defense market for embedded electronics designers continues to be a growth area. While increased use of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) technology has lowered the cost and therefore the spending in unmanned systems, it is fueling more innovation, especially in small platforms.
Comms

Data link system with built-in multiport Ethernet switch - Product

August 06, 2018
Troll Systems? LinkBox is a data link capable of providing downlink and optional uplink of multiple IP streams and control data. Its built-in multiport Ethernet switch and optional wireless router enable seamless connection to cameras, mapping systems, tracking antennas, and other s...
Unmanned

Drone-detection system offers 360-degree video livestream - Product

August 06, 2018
The Drone Detect System from Acquired Data Solutions is a full acoustic- and visual-detection system that alerts users to drones using location, classification, and alarms. The system has 150 m-plus minimum active detection/classification range with alarm lock and 360-degree video stream...
Avionics

MPG 4020 Series instruments test avionics receivers - Product

August 06, 2018
The MPG 4020 Series is a fast low-noise RF signal generator instrument ? designed to test avionics receivers and airfield alarm monitors ? able to generate AM, FM, and PM modulations. Developed by MPG Instruments, the tool also provides features that satisfy the need for a Omn...
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...
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