Aerospace & Defence
MoD taps into new technologies to embrace data at scale
Oracle has announced that Defence Digital, a department in the UK’s Ministry of Defence, is making Oracle Cloud Infrastructure available within the MODCLOUD Multi-Hybrid suite of secure services, meeting the rapid demand for real time information advantage. Oracle’s flexible hybrid cloud infrastructure enables the choice and scale of technologies to manage data in a highly compliant environment.
3 major trends driving growth in the 3D printing
Reports suggest that global aerospace 3D printing materials market size will cross the $495m mark by 2026. Growing popularity of additive manufacturing in the production of intricate lightweight cabin interiors of aircrafts will favour business growth over the coming years. Saipriya Iyer explains.
Smart radios operate in harshest environments
The RM-5800, RM-915, and RM-2450 Smart Radios from Doodle Labs are now being shipped by Mouser Electronics.
(COTS) Ethernet PHY transceiver purposed for mil/aero
The VSC8540/41 Gigabit Ethernet PHY RMII / RGMII Transceiver from Microchip Technology is a Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS)-based device that has been upgraded for avionics and military applications.
Smiths Interconnect wins radar assembly contract
Smiths Interconnect has been awarded a development partner contract from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) to design a multi-function microwave transmit and receive assembly ideal for Radar and Military Data Link communication applications.
Wet tantalum capacitors target mil/aero applications
To meet the needs of military and avionics applications, Vishay Intertechnology has extended its EP1 wet tantalum capacitor with new ratings in the B and C case codes.
Podcast: Episode #12 - Graphene Hall Effect sensors ready for high-radiation applications
Paragraf, has demonstrated the ability of its graphene Hall Effect sensors to withstand high levels of radiation. The discovery, based on testing from the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), proves that ‘unpackaged’ Hall Effect sensors can be used in high-radiation environments such as space. The project was funded by Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency. Electronic Specifier talks to Co-founder Ivor Guiney.
UK startup wins Rapid Innovation DASA contract
UK startup, Flare Bright has announced that it has won a UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) contract to rapidly innovate it's SnapShot product.
TT Electronics wins BAE Systems Team Tempest contract
TT Electronics has won a contract from BAE Systems for the design, development and qualification of a DC-DC Converter to support project Tempest.
KONGSBERG to strengthen digital offering in the maritime space
KONGSBERG has announced its plans to increase investment in maritime digital solutions, focus on building strong partnerships and combine Kongsberg Digital’s two maritime divisions into one brand: Digital Ocean. Digital Ocean will be headed up by former SVP Energy and Digital Twin Expert, Andreas Jagtøyen.