Defense http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8209/more en Celebrating Juno’s Arrival at Jupiter this Weekend http://machinedesign.com/blog/celebrating-juno-s-arrival-jupiter-weekend <div class="node-body blog-body">Engineers and scientists at NASA will be spending some tense time at NASA’s mission control as the four-ton spacecraft Juno ends its five-year, 1.74 billion-mile journey to Jupiter.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/celebrating-juno-s-arrival-jupiter-weekend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/celebrating-juno-s-arrival-jupiter-weekend#comments Technologies Defense A Skeptical Engineer Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:58:00 +0000 63891 at http://machinedesign.com Leaving on a Jet Plane - Simulation of a Jet Engine Thrust Reverser http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/leaving-jet-plane-simulation-jet-engine-thrust-reverser <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Mentor Graphics </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Jet engines do not only propel a commercial plane to its cruising speed and maintain it at that speed, but are also...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/leaving-jet-plane-simulation-jet-engine-thrust-reverser" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/leaving-jet-plane-simulation-jet-engine-thrust-reverser#comments Defense White Papers FEA and Simulation Wed, 29 Jun 2016 17:28:00 +0000 63751 at http://machinedesign.com Darpa’s Race for a Special Ops Motorcycle http://machinedesign.com/blog/darpa-s-race-special-ops-motorcycle <div class="node-body blog-body">Soldiers in the U.S. Special Operations, such as Navy Seals and Army Rangers, could soon see a new tool in their arsenal...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/darpa-s-race-special-ops-motorcycle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/darpa-s-race-special-ops-motorcycle#comments Defense Editorial Comment A Skeptical Engineer Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:46:00 +0000 63771 at http://machinedesign.com Basics of Industrial Connectivity http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/basics-industrial-connectivity <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Altech Corp. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Industrial connectivity includes any component that is in the path of delivering power or control signals to do useful...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/basics-industrial-connectivity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/basics-industrial-connectivity#comments Basics of Design Defense Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Medical Mon, 27 Jun 2016 17:43:00 +0000 37171 at http://machinedesign.com Experience drive technology up close http://machinedesign.com/robotics/experience-drive-technology-close <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Maxon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">driven, the maxon motor magazine is full of exciting application stories, interviews with the experts in the industries of...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/robotics/experience-drive-technology-close" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/robotics/experience-drive-technology-close#comments Defense Medical Robotics Learning Resources Fri, 24 Jun 2016 22:28:00 +0000 63621 at http://machinedesign.com TARC Eyes STEM by Immersing Youth in Rocket Science http://machinedesign.com/recreation/tarc-eyes-stem-immersing-youth-rocket-science <div class="node-body article-body">Teen participants have a blast with the Team America Rocket Challenge, which creates a fun and competitive environment for kids to gain interest in STEM. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/recreation/tarc-eyes-stem-immersing-youth-rocket-science" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/recreation/tarc-eyes-stem-immersing-youth-rocket-science#comments Defense Recreation News Thu, 23 Jun 2016 22:17:00 +0000 63681 at http://machinedesign.com What’s the Difference Between Turbine Engines? http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/what-s-difference-between-turbine-engines <div class="field-deck"> Similarities exist in the basic composition of turbine engines ranging from turbojet to turbofan, but the differences are obviously stark in terms of delivery. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Similarities exist in the basic composition of turbine engines ranging from turbojet to turbofan, but the differences are obviously stark in terms of delivery.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/what-s-difference-between-turbine-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/what-s-difference-between-turbine-engines#comments What's the Difference Between... Defense Motors/Drives Pneumatics Wed, 25 May 2016 14:50:00 +0000 62471 at http://machinedesign.com 4 More Incredibly Over-Engineered Aircraft http://machinedesign.com/gallery/4-more-incredibly-over-engineered-aircraft <div class="node-body gallery-body">As a follow-up to our recent image gallery, here are four more aircraft that have flown longer than most others. It could be because aircraft designers in the past tended to overdesign and use generous safety margins.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/gallery/4-more-incredibly-over-engineered-aircraft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/gallery/4-more-incredibly-over-engineered-aircraft#comments Defense Gallery Fri, 13 May 2016 14:44:00 +0000 61901 at http://machinedesign.com Small Batteries Deliver Big Power to UAVs http://machinedesign.com/batteriespower-supplies/small-batteries-deliver-big-power-uavs <div class="field-byline"> Sol Jacobs, Tadiran Batteries </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many of the latest UAVs are compact, and thus require small lithium batteries in their design.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/batteriespower-supplies/small-batteries-deliver-big-power-uavs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/batteriespower-supplies/small-batteries-deliver-big-power-uavs#comments Batteries/Power Supplies Defense Tue, 29 Mar 2016 14:34:00 +0000 58971 at http://machinedesign.com The Future of Electric Hybrid Aviation http://machinedesign.com/batteriespower-supplies/future-electric-hybrid-aviation <div class="field-deck"> NASA and Airbus are leading the way in cleaner aviation by designing purely electric or hybrid aircraft. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NASA and Airbus are leading the way in cleaner aviation by designing purely electric or hybrid aircraft. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/batteriespower-supplies/future-electric-hybrid-aviation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/batteriespower-supplies/future-electric-hybrid-aviation#comments Batteries/Power Supplies Defense Tue, 29 Mar 2016 13:30:00 +0000 58951 at http://machinedesign.com