Military, Aerospace & Hi-Rel

June 2022
12W DC/DC Converter in SIP-8 Package w/ 4:1 Input Range

12W DC/DC Converter in SIP-8 Package w/ 4:1 Input Range

­TRACO POWER announces their new TMR 12WI series of 12 Watt DC/DC converters featuring the highest power density of 4.73W/cm³ in a standard SIP-8 package (12 watts in a 0.87” x 0.32” footprint).  The TMR 12WI consists of 24 Models offering 4:1 input ranges of 4.5~18 / 9~36 / 18~75 VDC and output v
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Date:
06/30/2022
Efficient Satellite Downlink with a Ka Band Dual Circular Polarization Transmitter

Efficient Satellite Downlink with a Ka Band Dual Circular Polarization Transmitter

­Low earth orbit (LEO) satellites are being increasingly used for environmental monitoring of the earth, as well for logistic purposes, such as the navigation of maritime vessels. The data transmitted from the satellite terminals to the receivers on Earth, known as “downlink,” is steadily increasing and, as
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Date:
06/24/2022
Turtle Trackers Fly Drones Out of Sight

Uncrewed aerial systems, or drones, show promise for observing sea turtles to better understand their reproductive behaviors and support conservation. (Embry-Riddle)

­In a first, an uncrewed aircraft system, or drone, operated by an Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University team has begun searching for threatened and endangered sea turtles beyond visual sight lines. Thanks to a first-ever “beyond visual line of sight” (BVLOS) waiver from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administr
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Date:
06/22/2022
First SOSA-Aligned PowerPC SBC for Real-time Data Processing in Military and Defense Applications

The U-C9140

­Aitech Systems now offers the low power U-C9140, a PowerPC-based 3U VPX single board computer (SBC) that is aligned to The Open Group Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA) Technical Standard, Edition 1.0, providing for fast integration, improved time-to-market and lower risk. Military and defense
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Date:
06/07/2022
Custom Voltage Transformers Extend Broad Applications

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­As governments and regulatory bodies strive to improve safety and reduce environmental impact, custom transformers are increasingly used to meet increasingly exacting performance and regulatory requirements. Approvals for these transformers need to run from design, development, and manufacture through to installation an
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Date:
06/01/2022