India Launched its First Reusable Space Shuttle Today

While highly popular space agencies in Europe and the USA continue to figure out ways to develop reusable space shuttle technology, India has quietly developed and launched its own prototype today morning. India...

IESA Conducts Aerospace & Defence Seminar

IESA conducted an aerospace and defense seminar on 22nd April, 2016. The Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan and The Order of Friendship Awardee, Dr. A.S.Pillai, currently working as advisor to ISRO, presented the seminar...

American Carrier Strike Groups: An Electronic Perspective (Part 4 of 5)

In the previous parts of this article, we discussed air defence warfare, electronic warfare, under-sea warfare, surface warfare and strike warfare. Let us take a look at air operations in this...

Part 1 of 5: American Carrier Strike Groups: An Electronic Perspective

An aircraft carrier is a moving airbase that can house approximately hundred combat aircraft. Being a ship, it can also sail to its war theatre quickly. By remaining in international waters,...

How To Build A Quadcopter?

Quadcopters are becoming more widespread because they are incredibly stable, fast and fun to fly. Newer technologies have allowed development of smaller and cheaper quads with vast capabilities. While some quadcopters...

Implementation Of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM) Control

Nowadays, Permanent magnet Synchronous Motors (PMSMs) have become quite popular in applications such as Air conditioner & refrigerator (AC) compressors, washing machines, dishwashers, automotive electrical power steering, industrial automation, and more....

American Carrier Strike Groups: An Electronic Perspective (Part 3 of 5)

The first two parts of this article, covered air defence warfare in great detail. In this part we discuss electronic warfare (EW), under-sea warfare, surface warfare and strike warfare. Electronic warfare EW is...

Low-Temperature Electronics for Space

 What is the temperature on other planets? -150°C at the orbit of Jupiter, -230°C at the orbit of Pluto and below -55°C to -65°C at moon, Mars and asteroids. At such...

Ensuring Quality and Reliability of Electronic Systems

Key to success of any product lies in its producibility, quality and reliability. Quality and reliability cannot be achieved by just arriving at a schematic to perform a required function and...

American Carrier Strike Groups: An Electronic Perspective (Part 2 of 5)

The first part of this article covered defensive combat operations, air defence warfare, fighter aircraft and AEW aircraft combo (phase I), and air search radars and fighter aircraft combo (phase II)....