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November 2008

Special Feature

Power Conversion Rinvents Itself for the FPGA Age

The military market isn’t exactly keen to ride the bleeding edge when it comes to embracing new power supply and power conversion concepts. But it’s had no choice than to evRead More...

High Power Batteries Get Tactical

The military may soon reap the battery technology benefits driven by trends happening in the power tool industry. The power tool industry’s demand for high power batteries with liRead More...

System Development

Simulation and Training Systems Take a PC Twist

Long gone now are the days when it took a large multi-board chassis’ worth of electronics to drive a military simulation program. By leveraging advanced commercial graphics silicoRead More...

Tech Recon

Divide and Conquer Approach Wins for MILS

In the face of modern threats, national defense requires more lethality and survivability in new environments. Defense planners must also meet purchase and operational cost targets. ForRead More...

Tools and Processes Round out the MILS Puzzle

Security-related issues are at the forefront of decision making for military and aerospace systems development managers. Software developed for the defense market often requires systemsRead More...

Technology Focus

Rugged Box-Level Systems Expand Their Sphere of Influence

Within the last two years the concept of “Stand-Alone Rugged Boxes” has become a fixture in this market. The trend has now broadened out to include a larger contingent of smRead More...

Technology Focus: Rugged Box-Level Systems Roundup

Small Core Duo Box Has PC/104 I/O Expansion The concept of the “stand-alone rugged” box has infiltrated the military embedded market in a big way. The latest example isRead More...