Aerospace & Defence

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Optronic Sensors: Applications in Detonics (Part 6 of 6)

Read Part 5 Beginning with a brief introduction to various techniques and related sensors, this concluding part of the article focuses on optronic triangulation and time-of-flight sensors for position and displacement measurement...

Precision-Guided Munitions: Guidance Techniques (Part 1 of 4)

Precision has always been one of the five most important attributes of a weapon, with operational range, striking power, volume of fire and portability being the other four. The state-of-the-art precision-guided...

Trends and Developments in Aircraft Cockpits

  There are some interesting developments happening in the field of aviation. Flying cars of different configurations, currently in limited production, are expected to save billions of litres of fossil fuels now...

Sensors That Add Strength to Aviation and Aerospace

Aviation is witnessing fast growth in global markets. Whether it is civil or military aviation, modern aircraft are equipped with electronics systems. Accurate feedback systems and ease of control of aircraft systems...

UAH Students Send Payload To Space

A piece of equipment that has been to space and back was conceived and constructed by a group of students from the University of Alabama in Huntsville's Space Hardware Club! The students...

Wireless Technology for Defence

The defence industry is turning to a new generation of systems for faster, cheaper and more flexible communication, security and more. Communication is essential for military operations, although it is difficult to...

Smallsat Revolution: New Era in Space Industry

Governments and weather agencies have been operating imaging satellites for decades. Data from these satellites is aimed at aiding the working of various industries, ranging from infrastructure monitoring to agriculture. Today,...

Designing Drones: Why And how?

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), often known as ‘drones’ or ‘quadcopters’, are one of those areas of technology that have been hitting the mainstream media in recent weeks and months. Concerned by...

Robot Mules, Birds and Snakes Helping on the Warfront

MARCH 2012: Arecent newspaper headline blared: “Humans lose, robots win in Pentagon’s new defence budget.” The story was about US president Obama’s decision to downsize the army by 100,000 soldiers in...
 
 

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