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VOLUME -24 NUMBER 2
Publication Date: 02/1/2009
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Global Hawk: 16-Ton High-Flying UAV


Edwards AFB, CA — Highly sophisticated electronics have given rise to a new breed of war machine called the Global Hawk UAV. We have gotten so accustomed to UAVs (Unmanned Airborne Vehicles) that Marines carried in backpacks, that a full-size jet aircraft packing some ordnance does ...

Army Getting Hi-Tech Simulators

Reading, PA — A state-of-the-art training simulator will soon be preparing war fighters for battle in constantly changing landscapes and conditions. Listed as a top priority for America's military, Fidelity Technologies Corp. will build 50 Call For Fire Trainer (CFFT) simulators for the U.S. Army and Army National ...
Stress Tests Probe Nanoscale Strains in Semiconductors

Gaithersburg, MD — Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated their ability to measure relatively low levels of stress or strain in regions of a semiconductor device as small as 10 nanometers across. Their recent results not only will impact the design ...

 
 
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