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February 2016

Marching to the Numbers

Marching to the Numbers

Figure 0.   Figure 1. 464 - The number of Excalibur Ib extended-range precision projectiles Raytheon will produce and deliver as part of a $31.8 million US Army contract. In fulRead More...

Special Feature

Small Batteries Enable Space-Constrained Military Devices

Evolving technology is causing the military, defense, and aerospace industries to see rapid growth demand for small batteries that can deliver continuous high rate current to power a vaRead More...

Mil Batteries and Power Supplies Expand Options and Capabilities

It's a mistake to treat batteries, power supplies and power conversion electronics as an afterthought in embedded military computer system designs. In this era where SWaP (size, weight Read More...

System Development

Rugged Cloud Computing Adapts to Unique Defense Needs

There's no doubt that the "Internet of Things" phenomenon has captured the commercial and consumer sectors by storm particularly in the past 18 months or so. For its part the military hRead More...

Tech Recon

System Marries HD Video Capture and Recording with Metadata Support

Video is without question a key tactical and strategic tool for warfighters. And with high-resolution cameras on one end of the signal chain, and high-resolution displays on the other, Read More...

Technology Focus

CompactPCI Continues to Hold Its Own as Military Solution

Now more than two decades old, the CompactPCI embedded form factor has earned its place as trusted and mature technology for military systems. The PCI Industrial Manufacturers Group's (Read More...

CompactPCI and CompactPCI Serial Boards Roundup

Figure 1 QorIQ P2020 Climbs Aboard 3U CompactPCI Abaco Systems offers the IMP3A, a 3U CompactPCI single board computer featuring a dual core processor from Freescale. The IMP3A offersRead More...