News http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6700/more en 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> Military-Code Receiver Bolsters GPS Capabilities http://mwrf.com/active-components/military-code-receiver-bolsters-gps-capabilities <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Air Force demonstrated a new Raytheon GPS receiver for use in military-code anti-jamming and high-security communications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/military-code-receiver-bolsters-gps-capabilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/military-code-receiver-bolsters-gps-capabilities#comments News Active components Defense Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:59:00 +0000 27181 at http://mwrf.com 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 Vector Reflectometer’s Compact Size Brings Connectivity Advantages http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/vector-reflectometer-s-compact-size-brings-connectivity-advantages <div class="node-body article-body">Copper Mountain’s Planar R54 vector reflectometer, demonstrated by MW&RF Technology Editor Jean-Jacques DeLisle at IMS 2014, measures 117 by 39 by 19 mm and weighs 8.8 oz.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/vector-reflectometer-s-compact-size-brings-connectivity-advantages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/vector-reflectometer-s-compact-size-brings-connectivity-advantages#comments News Test & Measurement Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:09:00 +0000 27121 at http://mwrf.com 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 UV Laser Delamination Raises the Rapid-Prototyping Bar http://mwrf.com/systems/uv-laser-delamination-raises-rapid-prototyping-bar <div class="node-body article-body">To accelerate 2D-surface prototyping, LPKF equipped its ProtoLaser U3 with an ultraviolet (UV) laser to selectively delaminate and cut substrates. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/uv-laser-delamination-raises-rapid-prototyping-bar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/uv-laser-delamination-raises-rapid-prototyping-bar#comments News Systems Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:07:00 +0000 27021 at http://mwrf.com Video: A Guide to Waveguides – Rotary and Torsional Waveguides http://mwrf.com/passive-components/video-guide-waveguides-rotary-and-torsional-waveguides <div class="field-byline"> Curtis Ellzey &amp; Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body">IMS 2014 offered many waveguide solutions, including using rotary and torsional waveguides to allow radar dishes to turn. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/video-guide-waveguides-rotary-and-torsional-waveguides" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/video-guide-waveguides-rotary-and-torsional-waveguides#comments News Passive components Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:53:00 +0000 27011 at http://mwrf.com