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28 Oct, 2012

Speaking of sequestration

Posted by J VanDomelen

J VanDomelen If you enter into discussions with anyone in the military/aerospace (mil/aero) community, you’ll likely hear “sequestration” more than once. Conversations among defense professionals today invariably touch on the topic, some even escalate into heated, impromptu debates. Reactions and predictions on the topic of sequestration vary wildly among mil/aero professionals. At a recent event in Washington, … Read More

Milaero, Mil-Aero, Military, Software, Buck McKeon, soldier, Technology, Aerospace, Warfighters, Obama, Mentor Graphics, Office of Management and Budget, Mentor.com, President Obama, DoD, Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012, Mentor

23 Jul, 2012

Unmanned integration

Posted by J VanDomelen

J VanDomelen Unmanned drones are likely coming to an air space near you. The eventual and unavoidable integration of myriad unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), both civil and defense, in the same airspace as commercial airliners and military aircraft is a hotly debated topic. Civilian and military communities are actively voicing a wealth of concerns—such as over safety, privacy, and security—about the prospect. Government … Read More

Mentor, Geek, Mentor Graphics, President Obama, COTS, UAV, unmanned, Aerospace, Warfighters, Mentor.com, Embedded Systems, Mil-Aero, FAA, Milaero, Drone, Military

29 Aug, 2011

STEM rally

Posted by J VanDomelen

J VanDomelen Many big businesses, including those in the mil/aero market, are rallying behind government organizations to help advance STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education and to inspire current and future generations of students to pursue occupations in valuable STEM fields. The STEM Education Coalition (http://www.stemedcoalition.org/) is working “aggressively to raise awareness about the … Read More

Milaero, Mil-Aero, President Obama, engineering, Gary Locke, Aerospace, Mentor, science, STEM, Mentor Graphics, Geek, Technology, Math, United States Commerce Secretary Gary Locke

27 Jul, 2011

Are Engineers An Endangered Species?

Posted by J VanDomelen

J VanDomelen Wanted: Engineers. Military and aerospace are among many industries concerned about the future availability of skilled workers. This challenge of ensuring a skilled workforce well into the future of the U.S. is ever-present in the minds of many people—heads of technology firms (especially in the mil/aero realm), higher-education faculty, scientists and researchers, economists, patriots, heads of state, … Read More

Mentor, Hardware, Mentor Graphics, Technology, Electric, Obama, electrical, President Obama, science, and math, STEM, Mentor.com, engineering, Mil-Aero, Geek, Milaero, Electronic, Military, Engineer

3 Feb, 2011

One million EVs by 2015

Posted by John Day

John Day I’m seeing a lot of skepticism about electric cars. In a recent article, Washington Post editorial writer Charles Lane complains that electric vehicle batteries run down more quickly in cold weather than they do in warm weather. “Frankly, I don’t know why anyone would consider buying (an electric vehicle) - especially if he or she lives north of the Mason-Dixon Line,” he writes. And for those … Read More

Electric Vehicles, Fred Upton, Detroit News, Washington Post, Indiana University, President Obama

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