Military Embedded Systems

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Military Embedded Systems

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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...
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...
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