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Aerodynamic Heating for Simulated Hypersonic Flight

March 12, 2020

The development of a hypersonic defense weapon system is critical to national security—and you’re at the forefront of this effort. But how do you ensure hypersonic projectiles perform as intended in extreme environments? The answer is found in complex testing....

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Concussion Science Is Changing the Game: How New Helmet Design and Testing Can Protect Athletes from Brain Injury

January 28, 2020

Sport-related concussions affect athletes of all ages. According to the American Academy of Neurology, up to 3.8 million people experience sports-related concussions annually in the United States. This is particularly alarming among young athletes as 283,000 kids visit the emergency...

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Testing New Helmet Tech on Worldwide Business with Kathy Ireland

November 27, 2019

Concussions are a major issue in professional sports, particularly football. Enter AES R&D, a company that is introducing a new helmet design that uses an outer shell to absorb impact differently than traditional helmets. The helmet is called ARK—and it...

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NTS Thought Leaders Lead Workshops at EMC Europe in Barcelona

October 24, 2019

NTS’s industry-leading EMC expertise was in the spotlight at the European Conference on Electromagnetic Compatibility in Barcelona during the 2nd and 6th of September, 2019. NTS’s own Chief Electrical Engineer, Jeff Viel, chaired a workshop on “High Intensity Radiated Field...

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Community Joins NTS for Inaugural Safety Symposium

September 25, 2019

NTS hosted its inaugural Safety Symposium at the Huntsville, Alabama laboratory. In partnership with community leaders and the Huntsville Police Department, NTS created a series of interactive booths that allowed attendees to learn about important safety issues. Key activities and...

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The World of Submarine Testing & Beyond

September 19, 2019

Submarines operate the harshest conditions on the planet—in the deep ocean. How deep do submarines go? What types of testing makes them safe?  What is the deep ocean environment like? View the infographic below to answers these questions.

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How Does Turbulence Impact Airplanes?

August 23, 2019

The “fasten seatbelts” light comes on. The plane rocks side to side precipitously. You haven’t prayed in years, but you suddenly rediscover your religion, certain you’re about to meet your maker. What is airplane turbulence, and what causes airplane turbulence...

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A Quick Guide to Expediting Your Equipment Under Test from NTS Rustburg

June 24, 2019

There is only one commercial site in the United States that can provide global solutions capabilities for all Navy equipment qualification testing, as well as extensive test and qualification capabilities for ground, avionics, and space applications. This test site is...

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How Do Hydraulic Roller Coasters Work?

June 18, 2019

Hydraulic Roller Coasters Everyone loves the thrill that we experience on a roller coaster. Our hearts leap into our throats as the car crests the top of the first hill, just before that plunge into the unknown. When it’s all...

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How Do Satellites Withstand the Harsh Conditions in Space?

June 17, 2019

Have you ever looked up at night and seen a shining object moving quickly across the sky? It’s too small and too fast to be an airplane, and not quite bright enough to be a meteor, but what is it?...

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