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November 2011

Special Feature

Power Supplies Meet Demanding Needs of Board and Box-Level Systems

While often an afterthought in embedded military computer system designs, choosing power supplies and power conversion electronics can become make or break technical choices. With more Read More...

Advanced Battery Technology Shrinks Military Energy Costs

According to a study completed by the U.S. Army in 2007, one out of eight U.S. Army casualties in Iraq was a result of protecting a fuel convoy-related mission. Keeping forward operatinRead More...

Inrush Current Control Technology Boosts Power Converter Reliability

Designing power subsystems for platforms like military vehicles, aircraft and shipborne gear requires special care. It’s critical to protect those multimillion-dollar machines froRead More...

System Development

JTRS and WIN-T Technologies Take to the Field

Advances in the software defined radio market continue to overlap nicely with the DoD’s software radio efforts. For the DoD’s Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) program, manRead More...

Tech Recon

Mobile Ad Hoc Networking Revamps Military Communications

Driven by technologies such as data networking, GPS, real-time video feeds from UAVs, and satellite intelligence, today’s modern military has access to a plethora of real-time datRead More...

GPGPU Technology Eases Persistent Imaging Processing Challenges

Although used previously in conventional warfare applications, persistent imaging is a major new advancement in the war against terror. Radar, electro-optical (EO), infrared (IR), signaRead More...

Technology Focus

ATCA Blades and Systems Fill Unique Military Needs

ATCA in recent years has carved out a solid niche in military applications suited to its features. Where ATCA shines is in a military system where compute density and raw performance arRead More...

ATCA Blades and Systems Roundup

ATCA Base Switch Blade Provides 24 Gbit Ethernet Ports ATCA has carved out a respectable niche in the military where high-density computing and net-centric communications are a prioritRead More...