Aerospace, Military & Defence

How soldiers power their military devices

Today’s combat soldiers can often carry up to 100 pounds (45kg) of gear, which may need to be carried through the most extreme environmental conditions for up to 48 hours or more. Here, J.D. DiGiacomandrea, applications engineering manager at military batteryspecialist Ultralife Corporation, explains the company’s pioneering involvement in the …

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Kontron and CarlisleIT announce strategic partnership for Inflight WiFi and connectivity

Now offering a “One Stop Shop” for cabin WiFi systems, installation kits and STCs  Kontron, a leading global provider of embedded computing inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFE&C) equipment, has announced a strategic partnership with Carlisle Interconnect Technologies (CarlisleIT) to provide turnkey Cabin WiFi system hardware solutions, aircraft installation kits and …

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Kontron’s ACE Flight 1600 Gateway Router brings next generation multi-network connectivity to the aircraft

Kontron, a leading global provider of embedded computing inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFE&C) equipment, has announced the addition of the ACE Flight 1600 Gateway Router to Kontron’s best-in-class and highly reliable ACE Flight product line. The ACE Flight 1600 Gateway Router is a small form factor, avionics networking platform, purpose …

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Chassis Plans launches new 7-inch rugged tablet for industrial and military applications 

Built in the USA, Chassis Plans’ new ultra-rugged MTB-7 tablet is designed for use by mobile workers in harsh environments. In a sleek package with the highest-rated protection against water, dirt, smoke and dust (IP68 and Mil-STD 810G), this new Rugged Tablet provides optimum ruggedness to support a wide range …

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Astute and Epsilor – ready for Armoured Vehicle Show, London – Booth A5

The team will be showcasing exciting mobile power technology including the new highest-energy 6T rechargeable lithium NATO batteries and a 12-volt drop-in replacement for lead acid batteries Defence procurement specialist, Astute Electronics, is joining forces with world-renowned manufacturer of mobile energy products, Epsilor, to exhibit their powerful new battery solutions …

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Exxelia low voltage MLCCs in 0402 case size now in ESA QPL

Exxelia, takes a step ahead in the miniaturisation of electronics for space. The manufacturer of high-rel passive components designed for harsh environments announces that CEC and CNC series of low voltage ceramic capacitors have received the QPL certification based on ESCC n°3009 specification, for the 0402 case size. It is …

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Keysight Technologies teams with European Space Agency, Airbus, SpaceTech GmbH to evaluate radar for icy moons exploration antenna

Keysight Technologies, Inc. has announced that the FieldFox handheld RF analyser was used in the evaluation of the impedance of the radar antenna for icy moons exploration (RIME), a key component of one of the ten science payloads of the European Space Agency’s Jupiter icy moons explorer (JUICE) spacecraft scheduled for launch …

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Rockford wins multi-million pound contract for aircraft panels

Rockford has been awarded a multi-million pound contract to deliver aircraft panels to a world-leading defence aircraft manufacturer. In a move that simplifies a fragmented supply chain, Rockford will now deliver complete electronic systems to the aircraft manufacturer, rather than the customer building it themselves and relying on many businesses …

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QinetiQ flies Mirach and Firejet aerial targets together for first time in support of international maritime exercise Formidable Shield

QinetiQ has flown Mirach and Firejet aerial targets together for the first time during a live exercise from MOD Hebrides on the Western Isles of Scotland. QinetiQ is supporting eight NATO countries as they take part in international maritime exercise, Formidable Shield. In a first for QinetiQ, two Firejets and …

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Protecting land, sea and air

RF Safe-Stop is the ultimate in deactivation technology, from Teledyne e2v – a leading provider of innovative technology for high performance systems and equipment. RF Safe-Stop is a state-of-art, non-contact jamming system with the ability to bring moving targets across land, sea and air to a controlled stop at a …

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