Back in 2002 tempers were flying in the radiation-hardened (rad-hard) electronics community over government funding of rad-hard semiconductor fabrication (fabs) foundries owned by BAE Systems in Manassas, VA, and Honeywell Microelectronics in Plym...
Outside of Special Forces and unmanned trade shows, attendance at industry events has scaled back with DoD budgets.
With the impending U.S. military footprint reduction, radar and electronic warfare technology are increasingly important in providing ISR capabilities to the warfighter.
It seems that Software-Defined Radios (SDRs) are finally here, there, and everywhere, pointing to a trend of Non-Developmental Item (NDI) procurement from here on.
Large defense budget cuts are hitting primes hard, but they also mean a boost for COTS providers.
People are not good at change, but one is coming. Though there are still a lot of questions surrounding the use of UAVs in civilian settings, don't be surprised if before long Jimmy is visiting an empty cockpit.
Export regulations such as the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), if taken lightly, levy heavy fines for unapproved military exports.
Editorial Director John McHale recaps the products and happenings surrounding the embedded shows/conferences of March 2012, including Embedded World and Design West.
As fiscal year budgets continue to decline, retrofitting with COTS products looks to be a sign of the times.