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Nuclear Ballistic Missile Command and Control Technology Still a Prime Military Concern

A recent special report article in Military and Aerospace Electronics highlights the importance of the command and control electronics in the U.S. arsenal of ballistic missiles, which represent two important legs of the “nuclear triad” of bomber aircraft, ICBMs, and submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs).  The U.S. must have a “reliable command structure for the nuclear...... KEEP READING

Posted on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012 in Related News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , Comments Off


An Award-Worthy Look at Electronic Glitches

An Award-Worthy Look at Electronic Glitches Beginning in 1995 TRIUMF has built up several beam lines that provide low-intensity, energetic proton and neutron beams to simulate natural-radiation exposures either in space or terrestrial environments. Even at low intensity, a few minutes of exposure in these beams can correspond to years of operation in space, air,...... KEEP READING

Posted on Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 in Related News | Tags: , , , , , , , , Comments Off


US Navy Test Fires Trident II D5 Missile

Original Source: Naval Technology Article – US Navy Test Fires Trident II D5 Missile US Navy Test Fires Trident II D5 Missile The US Navy’s fleet ballistic missile submarine, USS Tennessee (SSBN 734), has successfully launched the Lockheed Martin-developed Trident II D5 test missile in the Atlantic Ocean. The unarmed missile was launched as a...... KEEP READING

Posted on Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 in News, Related News | Tags: , , , Comments Off


Sun fires off 2 huge solar flares, could impact weather on Earth

http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/03/07/sun-fires-off-2-huge-solar-flares-could-impact-weather-on-earth/... KEEP READING

Posted on Wednesday, March 7th, 2012 in Related News | Tags: , Comments Off


Did Bad Memory Chips Down Russia’s Mars Probe?

http://spectrum.ieee.org/aerospace/space-flight/did-bad-memory-chips-down-russias-mars-probe... KEEP READING

Posted on Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 in Related News | Tags: , , , Comments Off


Professor Ron Schrimpf Receives Chancellor’s Cup

Original Article – myVU Professor Ron Schrimpf Receives Chancellor’s Cup Posted 10/21/2010 Ron Schrimpf receives the Chancellor’s Cup from the Chancellor. (photo by Vanderbilt University/Susan Urmy.) Ron Schrimpf, Orrin Henry Ingram Professor of Engineering and faculty head of Memorial House, was surprised in the middle of a presentation to a meeting of the Engineering Alumni...... KEEP READING

Posted on Thursday, October 21st, 2010 in Related News | Tags: , , Comments Off