February 2011 Military Defense Electronics Supplement
Analyze Gain/Phase In Radio Receivers
Mar 7, 2011 2:42 PM, S.J. Caprio
Gain and phase ripples in an electronic-warfare (EW) receiver can lead to distortion, which in turn can degrade the bit-error-rate (BER) performance of the receiver. ...
Mar 4, 2011 3:22 PM
A pair of successive-detection log-video amplifiers (SDLVAs) has been launched for commercial and military applications as broad as 1 to 26 GHz. ...
Joint STARS Aircraft Flies High At Point Mugu
Mar 4, 2011 3:13 PM, Jack Browne
The much-heralded E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) test bed aircraft developed by Northrop Grumman recently completed the second of two deployments to the Naval Air Station at Point Mugu, CA....
Third Littoral Combat Ship Is Launched
Mar 4, 2011 3:05 PM, Jack Browne
Congressional debates could delay its funding, but not the launching of the United States’ third Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the USS Fort Worth, last December 4th at the Marinette Marine shipyard in Marinette, WI....
Cockpit Display Systems Benefit From ARINC 661
Mar 4, 2011 2:58 PM, William Wong
ARINC 661 was created to provide a standard set of definitions for a cockpit display system (CDS)....
Mar 4, 2011 2:40 PM
Cobham has added to capabilities in robotic technology and strengthened its position in homeland security markets by acquiring the share capital of privately owned German-based Telerob GmbH for 78 million Euros....
Why Send A Bot To Do A Man’s Job?
Mar 4, 2011 2:23 PM, Jack Browne
Robots have long served as central characters in science-fiction tales...
Design A MMIC S-Band Front End
Mar 4, 2011 2:14 PM, John Penn
Front-end components are useful in a wide range of communications systems, especially when multiple functions can be integrated into a single S-band transmit/receive (T/R) chip....
RF Capture/Playback Checks IED Jammers
Mar 4, 2011 2:02 PM, Darren McCarthy
Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) represent an increasingly deadly threat to both ground forces and civilians. ...
Touch Screen Simplifies 400-W Ku-Band TWTA
Mar 4, 2011 1:56 PM, Jack Browne
Packing a traveling-wave-tube amplifier (TWTA) into a 19-in. rack-mount enclosure is certainly nothing new. ...
FPGAs Tailored To Defense Applications
Mar 4, 2011 1:49 PM, Jack Browne
Aerospace and defense applications call for unique component solutions, and Xilinx has responded by introducing its Spartan®-6Q and Virtex®-6Q families of field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) for the most demanding environments. ...
Pallet Amplifiers Power IFF Systems
Mar 4, 2011 1:39 PM, Jack Browne
Identify Friend or Foe (IFF) systems are one of those rare electronic assemblies that serves both civilian and military purposes. ...
Mar 2, 2011 2:06 PM
Harris To Supply NSA-Certified Radios...
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