Aerospace, Military & Defence

Commercial launch of e2E’s innovative communication terminal for small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

e2E Services Limited (e2E), the provider of communications engineering and technical consultancy services to the satellite communications market,has launched a low-cost, low power, compact and lightweight satellite communication terminal, called e2Eaccess UAS-I, for enhancing communications connectivity of small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) e2Eaccess UAS-I is a revolutionary product that will …

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RPI rotary table enables major European aerospace manufacturer to save up to 40 per cent in inspection time

RPI UK, the world’s leading specialist developer and manufacturer of precision positioning devices for high accuracy rotary and angular inspection systems, has supplied Wenzel’s Bulgarian distributer with a QuadSlimLine rotary table. This will be integrated into a Wenzel CMM machine to enable a European aerospace giant to measure aero engine …

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Parker Chomerics’ booth at DVD2018 to display the latest conductive elastomer technology for use in military land vehicles

The Chomerics Division of Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technologies, has announced that visitors to the Defence Vehicle Dynamics 2018 exhibition (Millbrook, Bedfordshire, UK, 19-20 September) can see displays of the latest EMI shielding and corrosion-prevention technologies for defence electronics equipment at the Parker UK …

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Powering the Army

The power requirements of military equipment differ to those of many other devices. To guide design engineers when choosing a battery for their military device, global military battery specialist, Ultralife Corporation, has published a checklist highlighting the important considerations. The checklist, which can be downloaded from Ultralife’s website, consists of …

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New test and simulation products from Pickering Interfaces increase efficiency and productivity

Pickering Interfaces, a leading provider of modular signal switching and simulation products for electronic test and verification, will exhibit at the world’s premier conference for the military/aerospace automatic test industry, IEEE AUTOTESTCON 2018 – Gaylord National Convention Centre, National Harbor, Maryland (Aug 17-20) with a range of interface products designed to …

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C&K classified as Master Supplier by Airbus Defence & Space for 5th successive year

C&K, one of the world’s most trusted brands of high-quality electromechanical switches and connectors, announced that the company has been awarded the coveted Master Supplier classification by Airbus Defence & Space for the 5th consecutive year. Being named a “Master Supplier” is an exclusive status held by just a few highly valued …

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Teledyne e2v announces first military grade qualified commercial processors from NXP’s T-Series

Teledyne e2v, an aerospace qualified manufacturer of advanced semiconductors, has qualified and released the first two upscreened versions of NXP’s T-Series processors to operate at -55°C to 125°C. The T-Series is the latest generation of QorIQ Power PC processors from NXP offering multi-threaded CPU performance and a mature suite of …

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MBDA’s new Bolton facility opened by UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson

MBDA’s new high-tech manufacturing facility in Bolton has today been officially opened by the Rt. Hon. Gavin Williamson MP, UK Secretary of State for Defence. The cutting-edge facility houses some 670 highly-skilled design, engineering and manufacturing employees and is being used for the production of inert missile equipment and systems. …

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New military-grade laptop PSU is 90 per cent smaller and lighter, 80 per cent lower cost

On-Systems, a young British company that specializes in innovative power supply design for harsh environments, has launched Pebble, a new COTS, rugged, EMI-silent laptop power supply for defence, avionics and mobile applications that is a fraction of the size, weight and cost of current designs. Pebble is the first in …

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