Defense http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6604/more en Unmanned Aircraft Provide Distant Views http://mwrf.com/systems/unmanned-aircraft-provide-distant-views <div class="field-deck"> Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), which are growing smaller and lighter, are mainstays in modern military surveillance operations. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), which are growing smaller and lighter, are mainstays in modern military surveillance operations. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/unmanned-aircraft-provide-distant-views" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/unmanned-aircraft-provide-distant-views#comments Defense Systems Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:49:00 +0000 49401 at http://mwrf.com Image courtesy of Thinkstock Navy Selects BAE to Work on New Battleships http://mwrf.com/systems/navy-selects-bae-work-new-battleships <div class="node-body article-body">BAE Systems has been awarded an IDIQ contract by the U.S. Navy for work on two new stealthy battleships. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/navy-selects-bae-work-new-battleships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/navy-selects-bae-work-new-battleships#comments Defense Systems Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:42:00 +0000 49391 at http://mwrf.com <p>The unique design of the Zumwalt battleship provides it with a low radar cross section (RCS) for stealthy operation.</p> Switchgear Equipment Supports Stealthy Submarines http://mwrf.com/systems/switchgear-equipment-supports-stealthy-submarines <div class="node-body article-body">L-3 Communications and its L-3 SPD Electrical Systems (L-3 SPDES) group have received a U.S. Navy contract for switchgear equipment for the latest stealth submarines. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/switchgear-equipment-supports-stealthy-submarines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/switchgear-equipment-supports-stealthy-submarines#comments Defense Systems Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:19:00 +0000 49381 at http://mwrf.com <p>Image courtesy of Thinkstock</p> Critical Talking Points in Test & Measurement http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/critical-talking-points-test-measurement <div class="field-deck"> To support advancing technology, suppliers of test-and-measurement equipment are delivering solutions that reach even greater heights. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To support advancing technology, suppliers of test-and-measurement equipment are delivering solutions that reach even greater heights.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/critical-talking-points-test-measurement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/critical-talking-points-test-measurement#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:27:00 +0000 49331 at http://mwrf.com Report Forecasts Robust Radar Markets to 2026 http://mwrf.com/systems/report-forecasts-robust-radar-markets-2026 <div class="node-body article-body">A market research report predicts strong global growth in military radar for the next 10 years. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/report-forecasts-robust-radar-markets-2026" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/report-forecasts-robust-radar-markets-2026#comments Defense Systems Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:06:00 +0000 49311 at http://mwrf.com Rockwell Collins Chosen to Maintain P-8A Radios http://mwrf.com/systems/rockwell-collins-chosen-maintain-p-8a-radios <div class="node-body article-body">Rockwell Collins has been contracted by the U.S. Navy to set up a repair depot for the high-frequency radios in the U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon HF-121C aircraft. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/rockwell-collins-chosen-maintain-p-8a-radios" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/rockwell-collins-chosen-maintain-p-8a-radios#comments Defense Systems Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:20:00 +0000 49301 at http://mwrf.com <p>Effective maintenance and repair of the HF-121C radios used onboard the U.S. Navy&rsquo;s P-8A Poseidon aircraft will result in less aircraft downtime and more efficient use of equipment.</p> Microwave Photonic Enhances Radar Performance http://mwrf.com/systems/microwave-photonic-enhances-radar-performance <div class="node-body article-body">A frequency-selective radar transmission approach works with optical techniques to improve the spatial resolution of multiple targets.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/microwave-photonic-enhances-radar-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/microwave-photonic-enhances-radar-performance#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Systems Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:18:00 +0000 49291 at http://mwrf.com Extend LEO Downlinks with GEO Satellites http://mwrf.com/systems/extend-leo-downlinks-geo-satellites <div class="field-byline"> V. Sambasiva Rao </div> <div class="field-deck"> The data downlinking capability of a LEO satellite can be increased by using GEO satellites in a configuration of multiple satellites that relays data to earth. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Recruiting a stationary GEO satellite as part of the ultimate communications link can increase the data capacity of several LEO satellites.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/extend-leo-downlinks-geo-satellites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/extend-leo-downlinks-geo-satellites#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Systems Wed, 30 Nov 2016 19:50:00 +0000 49241 at http://mwrf.com The Year's Top New Products http://mwrf.com/systems/years-top-new-products <div class="field-deck"> Even as the high-frequency industry looks to robust commercial growth promised by markets for 5G and IoT applications, military and aerospace demands remain strong. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The top RF/microwave products of 2016 serve a variety of applications in commercial, industrial, and military markets.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/years-top-new-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/years-top-new-products#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Systems Tue, 29 Nov 2016 15:35:00 +0000 49211 at http://mwrf.com Tracking Effects of Temperature http://mwrf.com/software/tracking-effects-temperature <div class="field-deck"> Thermal modeling of high-frequency electronic circuits must take into account the thermodynamic differences among circuit-board materials, their components, and the packages that hold them. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Thermal modeling of components, devices, circuits, and systems predicts the effects of heat on electronic designs. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/software/tracking-effects-temperature" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/software/tracking-effects-temperature#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Software Tue, 29 Nov 2016 15:01:00 +0000 49171 at http://mwrf.com