Systems http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6599/more en Proving Installed Performance of Airframe Microwave Assemblies http://mwrf.com/systems/proving-installed-performance-airframe-microwave-assemblies <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by W.L. Gore </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Military aircraft manufacturers have accepted the practice of replacing microwave assemblies because they get damaged during installation in airframe platforms. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/proving-installed-performance-airframe-microwave-assemblies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/proving-installed-performance-airframe-microwave-assemblies#comments Systems White Paper Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:03:00 +0000 27221 at http://mwrf.com Selecting Microwave/RF Cable Assemblies for Reliable Performance Over Time http://mwrf.com/systems/selecting-microwaverf-cable-assemblies-reliable-performance-over-time <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by W.L. Gore </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A recent study showed that users of microwave/RF cable assemblies expect high-quality, long-lasting performance; however, more than 75 percent of these users are replacing their assemblies frequently, with the most common cause of failure identified as damage during installation or operation. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/selecting-microwaverf-cable-assemblies-reliable-performance-over-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/selecting-microwaverf-cable-assemblies-reliable-performance-over-time#comments Systems White Paper Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:59:00 +0000 27211 at http://mwrf.com Reducing Life Cycle Costs with Reliable Airframe Microwave Assemblies http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/reducing-life-cycle-costs-reliable-airframe-microwave-assemblies <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by W.L. Gore </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Aircraft manufacturers can no longer afford the total costs associated with airframe microwave assemblies that fail because of rigorous installation and the extreme conditions of aerospace. W. L. Gore & Associates evaluated the performance of </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/reducing-life-cycle-costs-reliable-airframe-microwave-assemblies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/reducing-life-cycle-costs-reliable-airframe-microwave-assemblies#comments Systems Test & Measurement - analyzers White Paper Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:55:00 +0000 27201 at http://mwrf.com UPDATE: SBIRS GEO Satellites Track Missiles Using Infrared Data http://mwrf.com/systems/update-sbirs-geo-satellites-track-missiles-using-infrared-data <div class="node-body article-body">Using a multi-level platform of ground systems, satellites, and payloads, the Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) helps to build a database of missiles through their infrared characteristics.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/update-sbirs-geo-satellites-track-missiles-using-infrared-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/update-sbirs-geo-satellites-track-missiles-using-infrared-data#comments News Systems Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:05:00 +0000 22351 at http://mwrf.com <p>The SBIRS GEO-1 satellite, shown here in an artist&#39;s rendering with the system&#39;s scanning and staring sensors, is exceeding performance expectations. (Photo courtesy of Lockheed Martin.)</p> UAV Antenna Changes Beam Direction in 1/1000th of a Second http://mwrf.com/active-components/uav-antenna-changes-beam-direction-11000th-second <div class="node-body article-body">The Agile Aperture Antenna (A3) is lightweight, low power, software-defined, and electronically reconfigurable, suiting it for UAVs and other vehicles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/uav-antenna-changes-beam-direction-11000th-second" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/uav-antenna-changes-beam-direction-11000th-second#comments News Active components Defense Systems Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:35:00 +0000 27171 at http://mwrf.com <p>An Agile Aperture Antenna is placed in a window of an aircraft for a recent test flight. (All images courtesy of GTRI)</p> U.S./China To Garner 40% Of Military-Radar Market In Five Years http://mwrf.com/systems/uschina-garner-40-military-radar-market-five-years <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Though the U.S. and Asia Pacific markets are driven by different needs, the military-radar industry will ultimately benefit due to ever-increasing demand. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/uschina-garner-40-military-radar-market-five-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/uschina-garner-40-military-radar-market-five-years#comments News Defense Systems Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:35:00 +0000 27151 at http://mwrf.com <p>Longbow FCR is mounted to Lockheed Martin&#39;s Apache helicopter.</p> Courtesy of Lockheed Martin UPDATE: JPSS-1 Weather Satellite Boosts Forecasting Accuracy http://mwrf.com/systems/update-jpss-1-weather-satellite-boosts-forecasting-accuracy <div class="node-body article-body">The JPSS-1 satellite uses five different remote-sensing instruments that will help to monitor and predict weather patterns and climate changes with greater precision.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/update-jpss-1-weather-satellite-boosts-forecasting-accuracy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/update-jpss-1-weather-satellite-boosts-forecasting-accuracy#comments News Systems Thu, 17 Jul 2014 03:45:00 +0000 24021 at http://mwrf.com De-Clutter Your Test Bench With All-In-One RF System http://mwrf.com/systems/de-clutter-your-test-bench-all-one-rf-system <div class="node-body article-body">Freescale demonstrated its multifunctional, modular RF power tool at IMS 2014. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/de-clutter-your-test-bench-all-one-rf-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/de-clutter-your-test-bench-all-one-rf-system#comments News Systems Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:30:00 +0000 27081 at http://mwrf.com Solid-State Cooking Oven Gives Users Greater Control http://mwrf.com/systems/solid-state-cooking-oven-gives-users-greater-control <div class="node-body article-body">Jean-Jacques DeLisle, MWRF’s tech-editor, demonstrates the process of a solid-state cooking oven at IMS 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/solid-state-cooking-oven-gives-users-greater-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/solid-state-cooking-oven-gives-users-greater-control#comments News Systems Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:26:00 +0000 27031 at http://mwrf.com DAC Delivers 14 b at 2.5 GSamples/s http://mwrf.com/systems/dac-delivers-14-b-25-gsampless <div class="node-body article-body">This board level DAC operates with 14-b resolution to 2.5 GSamples/s. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/dac-delivers-14-b-25-gsampless" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/dac-delivers-14-b-25-gsampless#comments Analog Devices Commercial Defense Industrial Systems Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:09:00 +0000 26971 at http://mwrf.com