When President Obama unveiled his budget in February, it included an increase in NASA funding. Despite tough economic times, more than $100 billion over the next five years is earmarked for NASA. Nonetheless, the proposed budget still caused upset for those involved in the U.S. space program, including the wealth of aerospace contractors, subcontractors, systems integrators, and technology companies … Read More
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Technology is moving at an accelerated pace. Processor development yields novel architectures, greater power, and faster speeds; and, all the while, technology companies and device manufacturers are vying to be the one with the “next best thing.” I have been in the mil/aero industry more than a decade and have always been on top of the latest and greatest; it’s a geek’s hobby after all. However, there … Read More
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Processors are rapidly advancing the state of the art in the commercial world, and the mil/aero community is anxious to reap the benefits of the technology. Moore’s Law, which states that the number of transistors placed on an integrated circuit will double every two years, has taken on a slightly different look and feel as we are reach the physical limits of transistor density in a single core. We… Read More
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With challenging economic times came budget cuts. Within each internal department, travel budgets were likely among the hardest hit. In virtually all vertical markets—and mil/aero was no exception—attendance at industry conferences and exhibitions dwindled. At one point, roughly a year ago, Fortune 500 giant Intel Corp. put a hold on all trade-show exhibitions enterprise-wide; rather than exhibiting … Read More
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The mil/aero industry is alive with a flurry of grants activity. Various federal agencies and organizations are seeking high-end technology and research on a wide array of topics, largely with the goal of putting bleeding-edge electronics in the hands of warfighters to ensure their safety and mission success. A quick perusal of Grants.gov and Recovery.gov, among other relevant sites, provides significant … Read More
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DoD Apps Store in our future? I have noticed at recent industry conferences and exhibitions a predominant focus on software, marking a larger seachange in the military and aerospace industry. Case in point: ESC 2010 in San Jose. ESC was always the venue at which I, as a mil-aero systems architect and geek-of-all-trades, could roam exhibit aisle after aisle looking at hardware. Tangible chips and boards, … Read More
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