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NASA’s New Horizons space exploration mission benefits from Microsemi FPGAs, power supplies, electromechanical relays

NASA’s New Horizons space exploration mission benefits from Microsemi FPGAs, power supplies, electromechanical relays

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., 2 Sept. 2015. High-reliability power supplies, electromechanical latching relays, several JANS class diode and transistor discrete devices, and RTSX-SU field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) from Microsemi Corp. (Nasdaq:MSCC) are used in imaging cameras onboard NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft supporting its exploration mission to Pluto. Microsemi’s space solutions are which are used in imaging cameras providing remarkable high-resolution images of Pluto, as well as in the communications systems and other avionics and payload systems.

U.S. Army engineers prep Multi-Mission Launcher prototype, designed to defeat UAS, missiles, rockets

U.S. Army engineers prep Multi-Mission Launcher prototype, designed to defeat UAS, missiles, rockets

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 1 Sept. 2015. Personnel at the Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center (AMRDEC) will transfer the first prototype of the Multi-Mission Launcher (MML) to Program Executive Office, Missiles and Space (PEO MS). Both AMRDEC and PEO MS call Redstone Arsenal in Alabama home.

Emergency management firm adopts Smart UAV operating system with tamper-proof tracking, NATO-standard security

Emergency management firm adopts Smart UAV operating system with tamper-proof tracking, NATO-standard security

BRUSSELS, 31 Aug. 2015. Officials at the Bergen County Office of Emergency Management (BCOEM) in New Jersey sought unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), also known as drones and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), for emergency situations and search & rescue (SAR) operations. They found their solution at EagleEye Systems (EES) in Brussels, Belgium, selecting the company’s Smart UAV operating system to support their efforts.

Companies move forward with effort to repackage Joint STARS radar for smaller aircraft

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass., 31 Aug. 2015. Three U.S. defense prime contractors are moving forward with a cost-cutting program to redesign the sophisticated ground-monitoring radar system of the U.S. Air Force Joint Surveillance and Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) for a business jet or other relatively small aircraft.

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CURTISS-WRIGHT AWARDED CONTRACT BY SIERRA NEVADA CORPORATION

Curtiss-Wright Corporation today announced that its Defense Solutions division has received a contract from Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) to supply its small form factor rugged commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) Tactical Mission Computer technology for use in the Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) ANKA Medium-Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) Unmanned Air System (UAS).

Innovative Integration Announces the FMC-Servo

Camarillo, CA June 19, 2015, Innovative Integration, a trusted supplier of signal processing and data acquisition hardware and software solutions, today announced the FMC-Servo. The FMC-SERVO module features eight simultaneously sampling A/D and DACs with a flexible, low-jitter programmable time base. The key benefit of the FMC-Servo is the ability

METADATA SUPPORT ENHANCES INDUSTRY-LEADING HD VIDEO MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FROM CURTISS-WRIGHT

Curtiss-Wright Corporation today announced that its Defense Solutions division has further enhanced its innovative VRD1 high definition (HD) video management system (VMS) with support for precise and accurate metadata capture. Ideal for capturing critical situational data and combining it with camera and sensor data, the VRD1 provides an unmatched single

NEW VICTORY COMPATIBLE ETHERNET SWITCH AND VETRONICS COMPUTER SYSTEM INTRODUCED BY CURTISS-WRIGHT

Curtiss-Wright Corporation today announced that its Defense Solutions division has introduced the next generation of its groundbreaking Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) switch/router and vetronics computer Digital Beachhead™ subsystem. The original Digital Beachhead, introduced in 2012, was the industry’s first integrated VICTORY solution for implementing the U.S. Army/U.S. Marine Corps supported Vehicle

CURTISS-WRIGHT RECEIVES AWARD FROM LOCKHEED MARTIN FOR U.K. GROUND COMBAT VEHICLE WEAPON STABILIZATION PROGRAM

Curtiss-Wright Corporation today announced that its Defense Solutions division has received a production award from Lockheed Martin to provide the Turret Drive Servo System (TDSS) for use in the British Army’s new SCOUT Specialist Vehicle (SV). Curtiss-Wright’s TDSS will provide weapon stabilization for the SCOUT Reconnaissance vehicle, which is expected

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