Close Advertisement

September 2009

Special Feature

Network-Centric Technologies Flow into Land, Sea & Air Systems

The Defense Department’s broad Network-Centric vision calls for real-time sharing of voice, video and data between soldiers, aircraft, satellites, ships, robots and UAVs, all overRead More...

Software-Defined RF Measurement Aids Radar Beamforming

Since the transmission of the first radio waves, engineers have continually sought new ways to use electromagnetic microwave signals. RF signals have been used for a variety of applicatRead More...

Tools Enable Smart Radios to Do Complex Spectrum Navigation

A “smart” radio knows which radio frequencies are vacant, temporarily unoccupied, or occupied, and acutely bounces from one to the other providing seamless, efficient communRead More...

System Development

Airborne Electronic Systems Face Unique Cooling Hurdles

Modern digital and analog electronics products are finding applications in multiple airborne systems. These applications are as diverse as communications, platform system level control Read More...

Tech Recon

FPGAs Serve up Video Processing for Military EO/IR Apps

Many of today’s military electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) systems require high-complexity, real-time video processing within a constrained power budget. The latest low-power, low-Read More...

Power over Ethernet Blends Distributed Power and Data Management

When building sophisticated networked electronic systems, power and data distribution are two of the biggest challenges for military systems integrators. The labor, material and logistRead More...

Technology Focus

SSDs Gain Capacity and Embrace SATA Interface

Because they have no moving parts, flash-based solid-state disks (F-SSDs) are able to operate under harsher conditions than magnetic hard disk drives. And since F-SSDs targeted for miliRead More...

Solid-State Drives Roundup

Serial ATA Flash Drive Boasts Stacking Technology Serial ATA is quickly becoming the dominant storage interface technology—in both flash and rotating disks. Apacer has launchedRead More...