Category: Military / Defense

For over 50 years Air Electro (AEI) has been a market leader in providing custom and standard solutions to the Military Aerospace and Defense industry. Whether the application involves Military Transport, Smart Soldier, or Ground/Air Support, AEI can provide an interconnect solution. MilAero solutions provided by AEI include MIL-DTL 38999, MIL-DTL 26482, MIL-DTL 83723, MIL-DTL 5015, and MIL-DTL 83513. Defense products provided include Quick Connect / Disconnect (JDX * 8D8 – *D9 Series), R.F. Connectors (SN 1767 – SN 2297, MIL-DTL 1553B, and 8 Bus Ser.), and Rack & Panel Connectors (S700 Series, ARINC 400 and 600 Series), Engine Connectors (8533 Ser. and MIL-DTL 38999 Ser. III), and Hermetics (D, SUB H Series).

U.S. Space Force Declares ‘Offensive’ Communications Jammer Ready for Deployment

The Counter Communications System Block 10.2 was declared operational by the Space and Missile Systems Center’s special programs directorate. A new version of a ground-based communications jammer used to block adversaries’ satellite transmissions is ready to be used in combat operations, the U.S. Space Force announced March 13. The Counter Communications System Block 10.2 was declared
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NASA Employees Urged to Work From Home Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

NASA chief Jim Bridenstine has urged all space agency employees who can work from home to do so due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, with workers at three space centers testing positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus. Last week, an employee at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley tested positive for COVID-19, prompting the
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MIL-DTL-38999 Connectors are Ready for the Harshest Environments

MIL-DTL-38999 connectors are miniature, high-density circular connectors made for some of the most demanding conditions and harshest environments imaginable. These electrical connectors have been intentionally designed to meet very strict Mil-Spec requirements set forth by the U.S. Department of Defense to establish an industry standard for performance and reliability. Despite being designed for the military,
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Could a Commercial Drone Replace the MQ-9 Reaper?

The Air Force is looking for a replacement to the stalwart MQ-9 Reaper and intends to explore options ranging from commercial drones built by emerging tech firms to high-end unmanned aircraft, the service’s top acquisition official said Tuesday. Will Roper, the Air Force’s assistant secretary for acquisition, technology and logistics, said the service is working on a
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