One trend in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for military use is an increase in capabilities in smaller aircraft. Perhaps the best embodiment of that trend…

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COTS in space: the radiation barrier May 16, 2018 By Dan Friedlander Retired following 44 years in component engineering The road from the use of space/military…

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Marines Want Armored Recon Prototypes By 2023: F-35 On Wheels Or FCS Redux? By SYDNEY J. FREEDBERG JR. WASHINGTON: By 2023, the Marine Corps wants prototypes for a radically…

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The 2018 43rd International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves (IRMMW-THz 2018), Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves (IRMMW-THz 2018) held from 9th to 14th, September, 2018 in Nagoya Congress Center, Nagoya, Japan. The conference offers an excellent chance for interaction among participants, as well as the companies providing hardware,…

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SOUTHWEST MICROWAVE is the leader in high-performance interconnect products for microwave and millimeter wave applications. Southwest Microwave have added several new high-performance products to their line of precision field replaceable connectors, adapters, cable assemblies and end launch connectors. All of Southwest Microwave’s precision products are designed based on transmission line…

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COTS in space: the radiation barrier May 16, 2018 By Dan Friedlander Retired following 44 years in component engineering The road from the use of space/military electrical, electronic, and electromechanical (EEE) components in space applications to the use of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) components in space applications is not smooth. Several barriers must…

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Marines Want Armored Recon Prototypes By 2023: F-35 On Wheels Or FCS Redux? By SYDNEY J. FREEDBERG JR. WASHINGTON: By 2023, the Marine Corps wants prototypes for a radically new scout unit they want to be the ground version of the F-3F-35 5 — scouting ahead into hostile territory, killing key targets, and feeding data back to…

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Lockheed Martin selects BAE Systems to sustain F-35 electronic warfare systems By Courtney E. Howard  Chief Editor, Intelligent Aerospace NASHUA, N.H. Lockheed Martin officials in Bethesda, Maryland, needed a trusted industry partner to help ensure the readiness of critical electronic warfare (EW) systems on the company’s F-35 Lightning II military fighter aircraft.…

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HASCO offers a large selection of RF and Millimeter Wave terminations up to 170 GHz Understanding Terminations or Loads RF loads or terminations are indispensable components in many RF and Millimeter Wave systems where signal reflection from unused ports can potentially damage the device or reduce the signal integrity. By using a termination on an unused port with a matched load (dummy load), the incident energy will be absorbed with minimal reflection. These termination components…

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Dave joined HyTech in 1983. His microwave experience began in 1969 as a Product Line Manager for the Waveguide Products of Systron-Donner (previously DeMornay Bernardi). His responsibilities included the selling of Waveguide products, the development of their Component Catalog, managing the national and international rep organizations, the development of new products, and all other marketing responsibilities. From 1971 to 1977, Dave also served as Product Line Manager for the Spectrum Analyzer, Sweepers and Microwave Subsystems…

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Bill’s microwave experience dates back to his radar technician days in the US Navy. After leaving the Navy, Bill worked for McDonnell Douglas in Santa Monica as Manager of the RF and Microwave Secondary Standards and Calibration Lab. He completed his engineering and business education during this period. Bill entered the sales business in 1967 with Dynamic Associates, a division of Metric Resources. He engaged in field sales of Microwave Measuring Instruments and covered the…

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