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  • Emerging Technologies

    January 2023

    CHIPS Act to Reshape Microelectronics for Decades

    By Dr. Michael Fritze and Jacob Winn
    The CHIPS and Science Act, which appropriated more than $52 billion for semiconductor research and development and manufacturing, is one of the most significant industrial policy efforts in recent history.
  • Emerging Technologies

    January 2023

    Pentagon Leveraging 5G To Fight in Electromagnetic Spectrum

    5G has become a staple in the everyday lives of many. But for the Pentagon, the communications technology has become a key enabler for another more critical function — the ability to harness the electromagnetic spectrum for operations.
  • Aviation

    December 2022

    New Recorders Boost In-Flight Data Capacity

    Aircraft component manufacturer Curtiss-Wright has introduced two new flight recorders that feature next-generation capabilities for modern aircraft.
  • Electronics

    October 2022

    Open Systems Enabling GPS Backup Technology

    By Meredith Roaten
    Operations in Ukraine have put a spotlight on the dangers of GPS-denied environments, through the proliferation of advanced technology that can disrupt a position, navigation and timing system’s connection to satellites or prevent it from knowing its location.
  • Air Power

    October 2022

    Questions Emerge After Congress Prohibits Growler Divestment

    By Jan Tegler
    When the House passed its version of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2023, it included a section requiring the Navy to maintain “a minimum quantity of high-demand, low-density EA-18G aircraft capabilities.”
  • Electronics

    September 2022

    CHIPS Act Gives Hope to U.S. Semiconductor Industry

    By Meredith Roaten
    Semiconductors have always been in widespread use across the nation, but with the Pentagon’s increasing use of more advanced systems and tensions in East Asia, shoring up the supply chain is more important than ever.
  • Intelligence and Surveillance

    August 2022

    Digital Radar Tech to Enable Distributed Sensing

    By Jan Tegler
    A new digital radar architecture in development at Sandia National Laboratories is intended to shift the paradigm for military sensing.
  • Navy News

    July 2022

    JUST IN: Navy Takes 3D Printer to Sea During RIMPAC Exercise

    The U.S. Navy-led Rim of the Pacific exercise is continuing in Southern California and Hawaii with 26 nations conducting naval, aerial and amphibious exercises to test their capabilities and interoperability. One ship is conducting a different test during RIMPAC — it is experimenting with 3D printing technology.
  • Air Power

    February 2020

    U.S., Allies Bolstering Electronic Warfare Systems

    By Jon Harper
    The global military airborne electronic warfare market offers major opportunities for equipment manufacturers as countries respond to growing threats, according to a recent report from Frost & Sullivan.
  • Aviation

    August 2018

    BISim Awarded Contract for New Flight Simulation Equipment

    By Sonja Jordan
    The Navy recently selected Bohemia Interactive Simulations to develop new air crew technology that leverages virtual and augmented technologies to provide shorter and more cost-effective pilot training, said one company official.
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