Aerospace, Military & Defence

C-5M Super Galaxy cockpit to be upgraded with multicore avionics computer running INTEGRITY-178 tuMP

Green Hills Software’s INTEGRITY-178 tuMP safety-critical real-time operating system (RTOS) will be used in the Replacement Multi-Function Controls and Displays (RMCD) on the C-5M Super Galaxy transport aircraft. INTEGRITY-178 tuMP will run on the PU-3000 multicore avionics computer from CMC Electronics, which will be combined with the VDT-1209 video display …

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High-precision components manufacturer acquires cast parts specialist Uni-Pol

Manufacturer of high-precision alloy engineering components Doncasters has acquired Uni-Pol, a global business specialising in the manufacture of superalloy cast parts. This acquisition is said to place Doncasters amongst the largest manufacturers of high-precision alloy components in the global supply chain, enhancing the future for the group, its employees, and …

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Smiths Interconnect launches high-power connectors for demanding defence applications

Smiths Interconnect, a leading provider of technically differentiated electronic components, subsystems, microwave, optical and radio frequency products has launched its HBB five-pole connector in addition to the already existing single-pole version. This means that in a very tight space, the customer can run five power lines which increases the connectors’ …

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Lane Electronics renews its Cyber Essentials Certification to protect defence, motorsport and industrial customers

Lane Electronics, a franchised distributor for many of the industry’s major electrical and electronic connector manufacturers, has once again been awarded the industry standard Cyber Essentials Certification. This is a mandatory requirement for companies who supply to the UK Defence Industry and has equal importance for its commercial and motorsport …

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Pickering Interfaces extends family of PXI & PXIe precision resistors

Pickering Interfaces, the supplier of modular signal switching and simulation solutions for use in electronic test and verification, has added new models to its high-density precision resistor module family, improving sensor simulation accuracy. The updated 40-297A (PXI) and the new 42-297A (PXIe) modules are now available with additional resolutions – …

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Manufacturing & Engineering Week offers full programme to inspire, inform and entertain

Manufacturing & Engineering Week (Birmingham NEC, 8-9 June) will be a celebration of British engineering, a two-day festival of innovation that will showcase the very best that UK industry has to offer, while also providing knowledge, inspiration and a touch of entertainment. As well as giving the chance to talk …

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u-blox and Geespace partner to extend Geely Group’s high precision positioning solutions in the USA and Europe

u-blox, a  global provider of positioning and wireless communication technologies and services, and Geespace, the provider of AICT (aerospace information and communications) infrastructure and application solutions, are announcing the signing of an MoU on the expansion of their respective augmentation services for high precision applications. Both partners will be able …

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‘Harness in the box’ for military and commercial aerospace markets

Amphenol SOCAPEX has unveiled high-performance interconnect assembly solutions inside electronic boxes called ‘Harness in the Box’, that will find its applications in the military and commercial aerospace segments. These solutions are specifically designed to operate in harsh environments. They are designed to be easy to install and require minimal maintenance …

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Farnell introduces InfiniiVision 3000G X-series oscilloscope from Keysight

Farnell, an Avnet Company and global distributor of electronic components, products and solutions, has in stock availability of the new-to-market InfiniiVision 3000G X-Series Oscilloscope from Keysight. Available for fast shipping to Farnell’s global customer base, the 3000G X-Series Oscilloscope combines excellent usability with an enhanced toolset to diagnose elusive signal …

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TLC Solutions selects Benetel n78 radio units to support Indigo 5G tactical solutions

OpenRAN radio specialist Benetel’s radio units (RUs) have been selected by TLC Solutions for integration into the company’s Indigo 5G tactical systems. The Benetel RAN650 RUs will be used in a variety of TLC Indigo 5G mission-critical deployment scenarios to support defence communications and situational awareness for public safety. Benetel’s …

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