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20 Oct 22. Thales and Cubedin Sign a MoU to Develop the Use of the Cubedin Interface Solution for Naval Applications.
- CUBEDIN A/S, a joint venture between Odense Maritime Technology (OMT) and Systematic, has developed the CUBEDIN concept that enables interchangeable, adaptable ships to be easily reconfigured to suit any mission. CUBEDIN combines a physical interface with a software solution that allows navies to set up ship platforms using Cubes – or modules from SH Defence. The CUBEDIN software also provides a communication gateway between modules, such as sensors, and the vessel’s internal systems
- Thales will work with OMT to develop a new approach in the designing of modular Combat platforms, providing its Anti-Submarine Warfare and Mine Warfare technologies to these new vessels.
- This cooperation between Thales and CUBEDIN A/S demonstrates Thales’ ambition and commitment to partner with local companies to the benefit of both local and international defence industry and customers
Thales and Denmark-based CUBEDIN have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop a collaboration and strengthen the bonds within the European defence industry. Its aim is to create a modular flexible platform integrating Thales’ sensors and systems into the CUBEDIN concept. CUBEDIN is a standardised interface communications system, which connects all parts of the ship’s systems, sonars and sensors to build the strongest defence.
Thales and OMT will work on designing a common solution for the Naval domain, the first could be deployed for the future Danish Navy. This collaboration will allow both partners to define the best trade-off when it comes to modularity and performances at sea.
“Thales is globally renowned for its expertise in naval sensors and systems. This partnership with CUBEDIN allows us to jointly develop the next generation of mission solutions, making us an even stronger player in the naval field and paving the way for future collaborations within the naval industry. Thales is committed to work together with local industries to maximize the benefits for our customers. This collaboration with worldwide player OMT will create new and exciting opportunities for both companies in Denmark and abroad” says Tommy Ayouty, CEO Thales Denmark
“OMT and Systematic are proud to introduce CUBEDIN A/S and to partner with Thales in setting the standard for a future common solution for the naval domain. Together we will be able to take the lead on naval design, not only in Denmark but also in markets worldwide. Thales and OMT have worked together on several successful naval programmes in the past, so this is a fantastic opportunity to revisit that partnership in the new joint venture CUBEDIN A/S. Adaptability has always been a key driver in these projects and, as technology continues to advance, it is therefore natural to extend the ambition and strive for interchangeability within ship design”, says Kåre Groes Christiansen, CEO OMT Group. (Source: ASD Network)
20 Oct 22. Advantech’s Edge AI Solutions with NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin, Orin NX, and Orin Nano to Empower Robotics and Video Analytics.
Advantech Co., Ltd. (TWSE: 2395), a global leader in industrial IoT, announces the upcoming launch of its AIR-030 series, an edge AI system powered by NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin, and the EPC-R7300 series for industrial Box PCs powered by NVIDIA Jetson Orin NX and Orin Nano. The NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin module offers up to 275 TOPS and 8X the performance over the prior generation, enabling the AIR-030 and EPC-R7300 series to provide AI developers with ready-to-deploy and easy-to-configure solutions to accelerate AI robotics and vision applications. These edge AI solutions come with DeviceOn for Edge AI software, which facilitates AI development lifecycle management from AI container deployment and AI model over-the-air updates to retraining and performance optimization. DeviceOn for Edge AI also provides real-time monitoring and management from edge AI devices to cloud-based AI. Combined with server-class AI performance, an industrial-grade design, and edge management, the AIR-030 and EPC-R7300 series are the ideal solutions for Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV), Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMR), robotics, and vision AI applications.
AIR-030 High-Performance Edge AI Systems with Jetson AGX Orin
Featuring a rugged design with dimensions of 200 x 220 x 74 mm (7.87” x 8.66” x 2.91”), the AIR-030 series delivers powerful AI inferencing capabilities by utilizing NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin for energy-efficient autonomous machines. This edge AI system is equipped with comprehensive I/O options, including CANBus for motion and direction control, LAN and optional PoE for camera input, and DI/O for sensor control. It also provides complete worldwide safety and EMC certifications, including CE/FCC, CB, UL, BSMI, CCC, IEC 61000-6-2 and IEC 61000-6-4, making it ideal for real-time video analytics and AI robotics applications in heavy industries. The AIR-030 series supports multiple expansions to better accommodate wireless module and advanced edge AI applications, with 1 x M.2 B key 2280/3052 for NVME storage and 5G connectivity, 1 x M.2 2230 E key for Wi-Fi connectivity, and 1 x PCIe x16 slot for additional function cards support. AI developers can also scale the AIR-030’s performance by adding a 10GbE card for high-speed data transmission or a GPU for high-performance graphics computing. The AIR-030 series bundles with the Linux Ubuntu 20.04 OS environment and supports the NVIDIA JetPack 5.0 software development kit and above, as well as the Isaac platform, thus reducing the time and cost of production AI and robotics development.
EPC-R7300 Jetson Orin NX and Orin Nano-Compatible Industrial Box PCs
Advantech’s EPC-R7300 series industrial-grade Box PC is equipped with a production carrier board with a fully compatible form factor and pin configuration for Jetson Orin NX and Orin Nano modules. Designed to serve as a complete industrial-grade system, the EPC-R7300’s high-quality aluminum housing provides improved heat dissipation and electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection for optimal protection. Moreover, its thermal design accommodates modular and module-specific heat spreaders, enabling developers to adopt thermal solutions based on their choice of Jetson module. Regarding its I/O configuration, the EPC-R7300 series leverages a UIO40-Express mechanical design, and its carrier board uses application-oriented I/O expansion boards to increase capacity, giving developers flexibility in selecting I/O extension boards such as serial port (RS-232, RS-485), CANBus, isolated DI/DO, USB 2.0/3.0, and 4-port GbE boards for machine vision camera input, motion control and sensing. In addition, Advantech’s AIM-Linux software service provides UIO40-Express peripheral drivers for NVIDIA JetPack. This enables UIO40-Express functionality without additional integration effort. These features make the EPC-R7300 series an excellent choice for the prototyping and mass deployment of AGV, AMR, and robotics in healthcare, agriculture, manufacturing and logistics.
The AIR-030’s early samples will be ready in November, while the EPC-R7300 series will be available for order in December, 2022 (Orin NX) and in January, 2023 (Orin Nano). For more information, please contact your local sales team or visit our website.
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19 Oct 22. Leonardo flies first production standard AW609 tiltrotor. Leonardo has flown a production standard AW609 tiltrotor for the first time, the company announced on 19 November. The milestone took place on 13 October at the company’s Philadelphia production facility in the US, and saw aircraft AC5 perform an initial in-flight evaluation of its systems and general handling. As noted by Leonardo, AC5 will be retained by Leonardo contributing to customer demonstrations, mission capability evaluation and expansion, and supporting the manufacturer and the operators in the transition from the developmental to the operational phase once on the market. AC5 now joins one US- and two Italian-based prototype AW609 aircraft that are all involved in the final stages of testing activities ahead of US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification. Production aircraft for three customers are on the final assembly line at various stages of construction in Philadelphia. Leonardo said customers signed up to date comprise Bristow Group and “an undisclosed long-established European operator of Leonardo’s helicopters”, while no details were provided for the third undisclosed customer. (Source: Janes)
18 Oct 22. BAE Systems centres Adaptable Strike Frigate on autonomous systems. The concept is designed around a core of autonomous systems and modular architecture to enable rapid re-rolling. UK defence prime BAE Systems has introduced its Adaptable Strike Frigate (ASF) concept design to European naval market at the Euronaval exhibition at Paris Le Bourget on 18 October, with the platform itself centred around modularity and autonomous systems.
Chief among its target programmes will be the UK Type 32 effort, which entered the concept phase on 21 September this year. BAE Systems will seek to deliver an outline business case, setting out preliminary thoughts regarding the ASF, in parallel with the Multi-Role Support Ship programme.
“We see a requirement for system deployment globally,” said Steve Hart, head of UK business development for Maritime and Land at BAE Systems.
Fluctuations in international financial sustainability are a consideration during the design process, and to balance affordability with the needs of the ship, Hart estimates the ship’s size to be 130m, and to weigh 6000 tons.
“We see autonomous systems entering the battle space and bringing additional complexity, which can only be countered with additional mass,” added Hart, describing the changing threat environment and potential for global deployment as factors driving the design process towards a modular framework.
“We looked at how you deliver that flexibility, complexity, to the battle space, to achieve warfare effect, but also how you rapidly change the role of the platform.”
The ASF is designed to operate as part of a littoral response group, or independently, as circumstances demand. The containerised mission modules enable rapid reconfiguration for operations.
“We’re talking about a protean force that has a much more flexible function, with effect delivered from autonomous systems, and situational awareness on those platforms being greatly extended through the use of desegregated sensors,” said Hart. (Source: naval-technology.com)
18 Oct 22. U.S. Army Unmanned Aircraft System Project Office and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) successfully performed the first flight test of a new U.S. Army Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA) ground segment for the MQ-1C Gray Eagle Extended Range (GE-ER) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). The test took place at Ft. Stewart, Ga. in coordination with Product Manager Endurance Unmanned Aircraft Systems (PdM EUAS) and the B Co, 224th were part of the U.S. Army-funded development efforts to upgrade and modernize the GE-ER.
GA-ASI successfully flight tested the new Ground Modernization Software Suite (GMSS) that was hosted on an Army prototype of a Gray Eagle Miniature Mission Interface (GEMMI) on Sept. 27, 2022. The flight test demonstrated the Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE), a multi-vendor suite that commands the automated takeoff and landing, flight modes and sensor control of the GE-ER. GA-ASI provided major software components, or Units of Portability (UoPs), to enable robust, safe aircraft control and performed system integration of the overall software suite. This achievement represents a huge step forward for the Army’s MOSA efforts by demonstrating the technical maturity of Open Architecture (OA) software to be able to control UAS with adherence to the Army’s Scalable Control Interface (SCI) System Architecture.
This event enabled critical risk reduction for the Gray Eagle 25M UAS, which integrates new advanced datalinks, OA avionics suite, updated communications equipment, and new HFE 2.0 engine with Brushless Generator capabilities onto the GE-ER with GMSS as the new control segment. GMSS will be used for all aspects of GE-25M UAS flight testing beginning in 2023. GE-25M UAS is designed for Multi-Domain Operations with its OA avionics suite and future capabilities, which will include Air-Launched Effects (ALE), advanced teaming, and new sensor modalities.
“GA-ASI, in partnership with the PdM EUAS and third-party vendors, is at the forefront of demonstrating the technical maturity of Army’s MOSA vision,” said GA-ASI Vice President of Army Programs Don Cattell. “GE-25M showcases the Army MOSA Transformation Office-led paradigm shift in how business is done to enable high reuse and portability of capability development across the Army enterprise.”
18 Oct 22. TE Connectivity’s new 369 shielded panel and PCB connectors expand harsh environment capabilities beyond commercial aerospace.
EMI shielded product extension of current 369 connector family now available. TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, is extending its time-tested 369 connector series with the new 369 shielded rectangular panel and PCB connectors for environments that demand ambient EMI noise protection. These connectors incorporate the benefits of the 369 series and create opportunities with additional applications such as ethernet, power distribution and mixed signal/power devices.
“The combination of shielding technology with the existing 369 connector series enables a huge range of potential applications for the 369 series beyond commercial aerospace,” said Clint Schlosser, product manager for TE’s Aerospace, Defense and Marine division. “Designed to MIL-DTL-38999 levels of performance, 369 series connectors are ideally suited for harsh aerospace and military environments like military aerospace, fighting vehicles and military ground vehicles.”
TE’s new rectangular connectors have been tested to withstand indirect lightning strikes of 3.6ka and are rated to provide effective shielding of greater than 60 DB at low frequencies and greater than 40 DB at high frequencies.
This EMI protection technology is wrapped in a lightweight, non-toxic (RoHS-compliant) composite nickel shell that can lead to up to 75% weight savings. The 369 series shielded connectors enable various ethernet protocols and speeds up to 10Gbs. They are also backward compatible with current 369 product offerings.
These features on the new shielded panel and PCB extensions complement the 369 series connectors’ rugged, versatile design and are engineered to save valuable space with a lightweight, small form factor design.
For more information on TE’s 369 series connectors, visit http://te.com/369-shielded-pcb.
17 Oct 22. Defense Metals Flotation Results Yields High Grade Mineral Concentrate at Various Grades and Lithologies. Metals Corp. (“Defense Metals” or the “Company”; (TSXV: DEFN) (OTCQB: DFMTF) (FSE: 35D) announces the initial flotation results from variability samples.
Craig Taylor, CEO, and Director of Defense Metals stated: “Flotation results from the on-going program of testwork at SGS Lakefield confirm the basis of the Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA)1 and show that the Wicheeda deposit can produce a high-grade rare earths mineral concentrate at high recovery rates with conventional flotation from a range of lithologies and grades. These are some of the best flotation results among rare earths development projects. We are encouraged with the exploration and metallurgy results to date, and confident that the pre-feasibility study, which we anticipate will commence shortly, will show that Wicheeda is well positioned to become one of the next rare earths producers in North America.”
The Company is currently performing flotation tests on samples of different lithologies. The Wicheeda deposit is characterized by three main rare earths bearing lithologies, dolomite carbonatite (DC) which is the dominant lithology, xenolithic carbonatite (XE), and syenite (SYN). Limestone is the major waste rock lithology. The predominant rare earths minerals are, synchysite/parisite, bastnäsite, and monazite.
- The results to date indicate that high grade mineral concentrate containing more than 40% total rare earths oxides (TREO) at a recovery rate exceeding 80% has been produced from all fully tested DC samples and a Master Composite (MC) containing all lithologies, from material with a head grade of >2% TREO.
- The XE material, representing about 24% of the deposit and encountered late in the mine life, can deliver a 38% TREO concentrate at ~70% recovery rate at feed grades ~1.4%TREO.
- SYN material, which represents about 3% of the deposit and is only encountered late in the mine life, has the lowest grade but shows ~14x upgrade ratio (from 1.1% to 14.6%TREO) at recovery rates ~79%.
- Approximately 70 flotation tests have been performed. Several assay results are pending, and additional tests are continuing on variability samples of DC, XE, SYN, and mixed samples.
The DC lithology accounts for more than 70% of PEA mill feed (Figure 1), and in the first 8 years of the expected mine life, over 90% of the flotation plant feed will be DC material, with higher rare earths grade, with the later years being mostly DC and XE material at relatively lower grades.
Samples were obtained from drill cores and separated into different lithologies. They were crushed and ground to 80% passing ~80µm and subjected to flotation tests. Several flotation parameters were investigated, including the collector types and dosage, depressant types and dosage, the addition of activator, pulp temperature, pulp density, pulp pH, and flotation feed size. All tests were performed at SGS Minerals Lakefield, Ontario.
Head grade, and concentrate products for cerium, lanthanum, neodymium and praseodymium oxides were determined via lithium-borate fusion of a 0.5-gram sample analyzed via wavelength dispersion X-ray fluorescence (WD-XRF).
The SGS analysis included a quality assurance / quality control (QA/QC) program including the insertion of rare earth element standard and blank samples. Defense Metals detected no significant QA/QC issues during review of the data. Defense Metals is not aware of any sampling, recovery or other factors that could materially affect the accuracy or reliability of the data referred to herein. SGS Minerals Lakefield is an ISO/IEC 17025 and ISO9001:2015 accredited laboratory. SGS is independent of Defense Metals Corp.
The scientific and technical information contained in this news release, as it relates to the Wicheeda Rare-Earth Project, has been reviewed and approved by John Goode, P. Eng., Chief Metallurgist of the Company, who is a Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101 and has provided the technical information relating to metallurgy in this news release. Kristopher J. Raffle, P.Geo. (BC), a director of the Company, is the Qualified Person as defined in National Instrument 43-101 for the information relating to resources in this news release.
About the Wicheeda Rare Earth Property
The 100% owned 4,244-hectare Wicheeda Rare Earths Property, located approximately 80 km northeast of the city of Prince George, British Columbia, is readily accessible by all-weather gravel roads and is near infrastructure, including power transmission lines, the CN railway, and major highways.
The Wicheeda Rare Earths Project yielded a robust 2021 preliminary economic assessment technical report (PEA) that demonstrated an after-tax net present value (NPV@8%) of $517m, and 18% IRR2. A unique advantage of the Wicheeda Rare Earths Project is the production of a saleable high-grade flotation concentrate. The PEA contemplates a 1.8 Mtpa (m tonnes per year) mill feed from an open pit mining operation with 1.75:1 (waste:mill feed) strip ratio over a 19 year mine (project) life producing an average of 25,423 tonnes REO annually. A Phase 1 initial pit strip ratio of 0.63:1 (waste:mill feed) would yield rapid access to higher grade surface mineralization in year 1 and payback of $440m initial capital within 5 years. (Source: PR Newswire)
18 Oct 22. At Euronaval 2022, Rohde & Schwarz announced the launch of its new liquid-cooled R&S SK4105/4110 HF high-power transmitters. With this, the company is offering next generation technologies in beyond-line-of-sight (BLOS) communications. Over the past decades, Rohde & Schwarz has been a reliable innovator in HF technology. This new transmitter offers extreme reliability, best-in-class availability and low total cost of ownership. The company’s high vertical integration ensures service and maintenance for the entire lifecycle.
Unsurpassed performance through HF wideband capability as well as 5 kW or 10 kW output power make the R&S SK4105/4110 unique on the market.
“Our new HF high-power transmitters are a future-proof investment,” explains Robert Träger, Senior System Architect HF Radios, Rohde & Schwarz. “They securely carry voice and data traffic across long distances. The new HF wideband mode significantly reduces link setup and data throughput times. There is no single point of failure, since each transmitter has its own closed cooling system. Liquid cooling offers improved efficiency, reduced energy consumption and a sustainable carbon footprint.”
Rohde & Schwarz is exhibiting its naval systems portfolio at booth D55 of Euronaval. The company’s products and solutions have proven their value in naval missions and applications around the globe.
18 Oct 22. Hyundai’s Supernal and Honeywell Announce Advanced Air Mobility Avionics Collaboration. Supernal and Honeywell have announced an agreement to explore the integration of the Honeywell Anthem integrated flight deck into Supernal’s eVTOL vehicle. Unveiled last year, Honeywell Anthem draws on the company’s deep aerospace experience and marks the first cloud-connected cockpit system that can be customized for virtually every type of aircraft, including the rapidly emerging Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) segment.
As part of Hyundai Motor Group (the Group), Supernal is working with the Group’s more than 50 affiliates and external partners like Honeywell to develop its eVTOL vehicle for commercial use starting in 2028. Supernal is also co-creating the surrounding AAM value chain to help the industry scale in the coming decades.
“Supernal is combining automotive’s high-rate manufacturing capabilities and aerospace’s high certification standards to build the foundation for everyday air vehicle transportation,” said Ben Diachun, chief technology officer, Supernal. “We are pleased to work with aerospace leader Honeywell to mature Advanced Air Mobility avionics systems and certify our eVTOL vehicle to the highest commercial aviation safety standards.”
The Honeywell Anthem avionics solution was designed with connectivity and autonomy as core tenets. It will help Supernal and the AAM industry improve connectivity across the range of complex vehicle technology systems and build a foundation for increasing levels of autonomy in the future, as regulations allow.
“Honeywell Anthem will change the way aircraft are piloted, and we believe that Supernal’s aircraft will be a shining example of how aviation will evolve to be smarter and more sustainable,” said Stéphane Fymat, vice president and general manager, Urban Air Mobility and Unmanned Aerial Systems, Honeywell Aerospace. “Honeywell has a wide variety of ready-now solutions to help create a more sustainable future for the aviation sector, and we’re proud to be on this journey with Supernal.”
Supernal (Su·per·nal) is a U.S.-based mobility service provider on a mission to redefine how people move, connect, and live. We are developing an Advanced Air Mobility eVTOL vehicle and working to responsibly co-create the supporting ecosystem and integrate it into existing transit options. As part of Hyundai Motor Group, we are both a new business and an established company, with plans to harness our automotive manufacturing heritage to make Advanced Air Mobility accessible to the masses.
About Hyundai Motor Group
Hyundai Motor Group is a global enterprise that has created a value chain based on mobility, steel, and construction, as well as logistics, finance, IT, and service. With about 250,000 employees worldwide, the Group’s mobility brands include Hyundai, Kia, and Genesis. Armed with creative thinking, cooperative communication and the will to take on any challenges, we strive to create a better future for all.
Honeywell Aerospace products and services are found on virtually every commercial, defense and space aircraft. The Aerospace business unit builds aircraft engines, cockpit and cabin electronics, wireless connectivity systems, mechanical components and more. Its hardware and software solutions create more fuel-efficient aircraft, more direct and on-time flights and safer skies and airports. (Source: UAS VISION)
18 Oct 22. Carbonix Scales-up Drone Production with Quickstep Manufacturing Deal. Australian drone manufacturer and solutions provider, Carbonix, is partnering with Quickstep Holdings, Australia’s largest independent manufacturer of aerospace composites to manufacture aerostructures for its Volanti drones.
Volanti is Carbonix’s smallest all electric fixed-wing VTOL UAV (Vertical take-off and landing Un-crewed Aerial Vehicle). The deal is the foundation of a broader manufacturing partnership which will, in future, include all Carbonix platforms.
Quickstep is a leader in delivering advanced composite solutions to the global aerospace and defence sectors, relied upon by the world’s most trusted aircraft manufacturers. The Company manufactures high complexity composite components for aircraft such as the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, C-130J, F/A-18 and F-15E, working with several high-profile customers including Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Northrop Grumman and BAE Systems.
Components for the Volanti aircraft will be manufactured at Quickstep’s Geelong facility, allowing Carbonix to initially fulfill an order from Anduril, the U.S. defence tech startup founded by tech entrepreneur Palmer Luckey that recently won a $US1 bn counter-drone contract from the US Special Operations Command.
Carbonix currently assembles and integrates all its UAV platforms in-house at its Sydney facility. The manufacturing deal will immediately ramp-up production of Volanti airframes. Quickstep’s manufacturing processes provide scalable airframe production of Carbonix’s long range platforms, and their aerospace manufacturing experience and quality management systems will deliver the high levels of quality assurance our customers expect.
“With state-of-the-art facilities in New South Wales and Victoria, Carbonix is thrilled to be partnering with Quickstep and their highly trained and enthusiastic workforce, renowned for their innovative approach”,
said Carbonix CEO, Philip van der Burg.
“Quickstep’s global reputation for their quality and expertise in aerospace manufacturing is critical in ensuring the highest standards we expect to deliver to our customers as well as continuing our path to aircraft certification”,
Philip went on to say.
Steve Osborne, Quickstep Applied Composites Business Leader said
“Manufacturing the Volanti aerostructure at our Geelong site is a great first step in what we look forward to being a long-term partnership across the Carbonix range of UAS. We’re excited to be a core part of their export success, taking Australian built UAS capability to the world.” (Source: UAS VISION)
14 Oct 22. Communications & Power Industries (CPI) will be showcasing its latest products and solutions at the 59th Annual AOC International Symposium and Convention in Washington, DC.
CPI will be showing a representative selection from its portfolio of advanced traveling wave tube (TWT)-based microwave power modules (MPMs) and solid-state power amplifiers for electronic warfare applications.
ON SHOW: CPI’s PTS10147 – solid-state with the latest GaN technology
Compact and lightweight, the solid-state broadband PTS10147 operates over the two to six GHz frequency range with a high power of 100 W (pulsed or continuous wave (CW)) and a linear gain of up to 60 dB. The excellent power performance and the compact and lightweight construction of the PTS10147 have been achieved by employing gallium nitride (GaN) high-power transistors in the output and driver stages. This design provides the benefit of an extremely high power-to-volume ratio.
Designed with demanding electronic warfare applications in mind, the PTS10147 is particularly effective in electronic attack (jamming) roles.
OTHER CPI PRODUCTS ON SHOW AT AOC (ON BOOTH 214) INCLUDE:
CPI’s PTXM9754 microwave power module, which supports radar, electronic warfare, and communications systems for the U.S. military.
Operating at higher frequencies than the CPI PTS10147 MPM, this advanced unit has been developed in direct response to a demand for a “drop-in” replacement as an alternative to existing six to 18 GHz 100 W (minimum) MPMs.
It utilizes a “super-mini” traveling wave tube, a solid-state preamp, and an optimized high-density switched-mode power supply to form a single drop-in amplifier block. This design provides an FFF (form, fit, function) equivalent to existing six to18 GHz MPMs installed across many shipboard, airborne and ground-based systems.
The CPI PTCM Series of MPMs, which offers high power-performance utilizing single, dual and quad TWT combined solutions.
CPI’s PTCM Series models are suitable for high-power threat-simulation applications and are also used in EMC (electromagnetic compatibility) and scientific and medical applications. Pulsed variants are available at up to 42 GHz with an output ranging from 200 W to 50 kW. The CW versions operate from two to 18 GHz and can deliver in excess of four kW CW power. The standard single TWT variant is packaged in a 6U rack mount construction and meets demanding military standards.
CPI’s high-voltage power supplies, which offer multiple capabilities such as TWT command, control, and operation, in the most rugged of environments.
The VPW3552 and VPW3752 low- and high-band power supplies have multiple TWT capabilities and are fully qualified for shock, vibration, and life testing.
CPI also offers helix TWTs for ground, sea and airborne applications that are battle tested and ready for deployment.
The pulsed operational devices showcasing at AOC 2022, range from I-J-Band helix pulsed TWT’s, high-band airborne “mini” TWTs, I-J-Band helix Mini TWTs & the Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) synthetic aperture radar (SAR) pulsed TWTs. These are again fully qualified in their respective programs, meeting or exceeding the criteria required in the rigorous environments encountered by these devices.
Oxley Group Ltd
Oxley offer a range of Military Marine NVG friendly LED lighting that includes navigation lights and controls, flight deck landing lights and interior compartment lighting. Our lighting products are used by Navies around the world including our own Royal Navy on UK Aircraft Carriers, Canadian Frigates, Swedish Submarines, Australian Surface vessels and Submarines, on board French Naval Carriers and in Naval Gun Turrets.
The technology is extremely energy efficient and built robustly, with proven long life. The lighting is NVG friendly, dimmable and programmable to allow for operations with aircraft pilots using military night vision goggles. They offer superior design giving high reliability for the most demanding environments with high sealing and the ability to meet the most stringent EMC standards.
Oxley are proud to say that we are working in partnership with SeaKing to enable a control panel to be offered with our LED Navigation Lighting. All of Oxley navigation lights have been specifically developed for vessels over 50 metres.
Contact Marcus Goad on 07850 917 263 for more information or to arrange samples.
Oxley specialises in the design and manufacture of advanced electronic and electro-optic components and systems for air, land and sea applications within the military sector. Established in 1942, Oxley has manufacturing facilities in the UK and USA and enjoys representation worldwide. The company’s products include night vision and LED lighting, data capture systems and electronic components. Oxley has pioneered the development of night vision compatible lighting. It offers a total package incorporating optical filters, equipment modification, cockpit and external lighting along with fleet wide upgrade services including engineering, installation, support, maintenance and training. The company’s long experience of manufacturing night vision lighting and LED indicators, coupled with advances in LED technology, has enabled it to develop LED solutions to replace incandescent and fluorescent lighting in existing applications as well as becoming the lighting option of choice in new applications such as portable military hospitals, UAV control stations and communication shelters.