Aerospace & Defence
Dual channel power supply for marine engine control
Powerbox has announced the release of a new dual channel power supply for marine engine control. Based on a ruggedised platform for use in harsh environments, the ENMA500D24/2x27-CC provides two 27V/20A isolated outputs and a total power of 540W.
Two UGVs to be delivered to the DTSL UK
Milrem Robotics has announced it is to deliver two unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) to the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) of the United Kingdom.
Contract to develop space-based NB-IoT network
GateHouse Telecom has, with support from the Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education, signed a contract with the European Space Agency for space-based NB-IoT networks. The project aims to develop a solution for extending existing NB-IoT protocols to enable a space-based Narrowband-IoT network.
Augmented reality creates efficient maintenance service
A partnership between Jamco America, an established commercial aircraft interior and services provider, Object Theory, an early pioneer in mixed reality, has created a new training tool for efficient maintenance services to support customer needs. The augmented reality (AR) technology developed through this partnership provides a much-needed advancement in product maintenance training for the aerospace industry.
Intelliconnect wins second SC21 silver performance award
Intelliconnect (Europe), the UK based specialist manufacturer of RF, waterproof and cryogenic connectors and cable harness assemblies has been awarded the silver performance standard to the SC21, Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space Industry Supply Chain Programme for a second year.
Chip termination series reduces footprint and BoM
The CTX high frequency wire-bondable chip termination series from Smiths Interconnect are optimised to combine high frequency and power in a small package.
Uplifting aerospace conference heralds green future
The main thrust of the 21st annual conference of the Farnborough Aerospace Consortium (FAC) was climate change, and how the industry should help combat it.
Electro-optical tracking systems for UK Royal Navy
Ultra has announced its continued support of the Electro-optical tracking system as part of Babcock’s UK Royal Navy Type 45 Destroyer ‘Gun System, Automation ‘(GSA9) in service support contract with the UK Ministry of Defence. The three year contract, with the option for a two year extension, will provide support for all aspects of the electro-optical tracking system for GSA9.
Tech solutions in the wake of 2019 shootings
There were four shootings at US military bases in 2019. Since 1993, there have been more than 20 shooting incidents at armed forces installations. One especially deadly week left five dead at two separate facilities in Hawaii and Florida. Here, author Kayla Matthews explores how tech can offer a colution to the 2019 shootings, in order to try and prevent more in the future.
£2m boost to initiate satellite launch
Shetland Space Centre’s (SSC) plan to build and operate the UK’s only satellite launch site has been given a major boost by a £2,050,000 investment from Leonne International, the international private equity firm.