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COTS power supply serves military, commercial airborne applications

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Hauppauge, NY. Behlman Electronics Inc., a provider of power products for military shipboard, airborne, and mobile programs as well as for industrial and commercial applications, has introduced its DCR2U-2000D critical-mission COTS power supply to meet the need for reliable DC output from 3-phase AC...

MTS-209 selected to support Thailand T-50 trainer aircraft

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Irvine, CA. Marvin Test Solutions announced that its MTS-209 Common Armament Test Set has been selected by Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) as part of the support package for a group of T-50TH aircraft purchased by the Thai Air Force in 2015 and slated for...

IPC APEX EXPO 2017 offers networking opportunities

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Bannockburn, IL. IPC APEX EXPO 2017 attendees can network with industry colleagues, make new connections, and interact with more than 450 exhibitors in one place at one time in San Diego February 14-16. From the exhibit floor to the classroom and everywhere in between—including the...

EE-Evaluation Engineering’s weekly RF/Microwave Update debuts today

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Today marks the debut of EE-Evaluation Engineering’s weekly RF/Microwave Update. It will arrive in your inbox every Wednesday bringing news on components, subassemblies, systems, software, and technologies as well as industry happenings. Of particular note this week is Narrow Band IoT (NB-IoT), the low-power cellular...

Milwaukee Electronics chooses Aegis FactoryLogix MES

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Horsham, PA. Milwaukee Electronics, a long-time Aegis customer, recently chose Aegis’s FactoryLogix manufacturing execution software (MES) to implement in its Canby, OR, facility. The software was selected for its ability to drive faster new product introduction through manufacturing. With facilities located in Wisconsin, Oregon, and...

Instrument and chip vendors boost high-frequency test

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The closing quarter of 2016 saw a variety of RF/microwave technology innovations. The European Microwave Week (EuMW), held Oct. 4-6 in London, was the focus for much of the news, with Keysight Technologies debuting a new signal analyzer, National Instruments highlighting an advanced driver...

Prizes can drive technological breakthroughs

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Need a technological breakthrough? Offer a prize. Robert Lee Hotz in The Wall Street Journal cites the example of Edgar Sarmiento of Bogotá, Colombia, who won an $8,000 prize from Phoenix-based startup Local Motors. His idea: an electric driverless shuttlebus that can be summoned...

Sciaky to deliver industrial-scale metal 3D printer to Airbus

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Chicago, IL (PRNewswire). Sciaky Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI) and provider of metal additive manufacturing (AM) solutions, announced today that Airbus will take delivery of a state-of-the-art Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM) 110 System this month. The aircraft manufacturer will...

High-tech glass plates to help discover the birth of black holes

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The University of Leicester is providing a new type of X-ray mirror to the French space agency, CNES, for the Chinese-French satellite SVOM, which is designed to discover and study gamma-ray bursts from newly formed black holes. SVOM will be launched into orbit in...

Tektronix introduces RSA7100A wideband signal analysis instrument

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Beaverton, OR. Tektronix has announced the RSA7100A wideband signal analysis instrument, which combines 800 MHz of real-time bandwidth with up to two hours of streaming storage at full bandwidth. The new instrument’s 16-kHz to 26.5-GHz frequency range covers a range of analysis needs for...