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Lockheed Martin to build electro-optical infrared sensors for Marine attack helicopters

CRANE, Ind., 26 Jan. 2015. Electro optics experts at Lockheed Martin Corp. are building 14 multi-sensor electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) fire-control systems for U.S. Marine Corps AH-1Z Cobra attack helicopters.

In-line DC pass surge protectors for avionics and aerospace introduced by Times Microwave

WALLINGFORD, Conn., 26 Jan. 2015. Times Microwave systems in Wallingford, Conn., is introducing the LP-18-240 and LP-18-195 in-line broadband DC pass surge protector series for aerospace and defense applications.

Aerospace engineers need to look at liquid cooling, Curtiss-Wright technical fellow advises

Aerospace engineers need to look at liquid cooling, Curtiss-Wright technical fellow advises

PHOENIX, 20 Jan. 2015. High-density, high-performance processors can create thermal management challenges. Extended temperature operating environments and long life exacerbate system design issues. VITA is helping to solve a lot of these problems, admits Ivan Straznicky, technical fellow, Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions in Ottawa, Canada.

Power amplifier for avionics communications and EW applications introduced by NuWaves

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio, 19 Jan. 2015. NuWaves Engineering in Middletown, Ohio, is introducing the NuPower 13G05A small, lightweight and high-efficiency power amplifier for a wide variety of air- or ground-based tactical, test, or training platforms.

Rugged COTS high-performance embedded computer (HPEC) for aerospace offered by Aitech

CHATSWORTH, Calif., 12 Jan. 2015. Aitech Defense Systems Inc. in Chatsworth, Calif., is introducing the A191 rugged, compact commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) high-performance embedded computer (HPEC) for a variety of aerospace and defense applications.

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