National Critical Technologies



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Aircraft Aerodynamics        View Details

Technical Applications
  • Turbulence prediction and control
  • Laminar flow control
  • Noise Control
  • Hypersonic/aero-assist/wave rider design

Surface Vehicles Aerodynamics        View Details

Technical Applications
  • Low-drag designs

Aircraft/Spacecraft Avionics        View Details

Technical Applications
  • Glass cockpits technical devices
  • Foul weather flying systems

Surface Transport Controls        View Details

Technical Applications
  • Advanced engine controls

Aircraft Turbines        View Details

Technical Applications
  • High-thrust turbines
  • High-efficiency turbines
  • Multi-fuel/hybrid engines
  • Advanced engine components

Spacecraft Power Systems        View Details

Technical Applications
  • High efficiency solar cells
  • High power compact sources
  • Remote power transmission
  • Batteries (see energy)

Intelligent Transportation Systems        View Details

Technical Applications
  • Sensors
  • Networks
  • Software
  • Satellite navigation