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August 18, 2011

Miss the 2011 Aero/Defense Symposium? Catch up by ordering this DVD

This complimentary DVD includes 19 technical papers, app notes, videos, and additional resources on design tools and robust test solutions to help you build greater assurance in test system readiness. Areas covered include radar/EW, satellite, SDR/MilCom and general RF and MW test. Order today.

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Industry News

Northrop Grumman Wins $388 M Mission Command Training Contract

Raytheon Awarded $32 M for U.S. Navy's GPS-based Positioning, Navigation and Timing Service

Thales Alenia Space Espana Awarded €9 M Contracts in Europe and U.S.

Harris Corp. Receives $4.7 M Order from Government of Canada

Wireless Telecom Group Contract with the U.S. Navy Increased to $3 M

ORBIT Receives Order for OrBand™ Maritime VSAT System

Swedish Government Extends Cassidian's Contract for Nationwide TETRA Network

Custom MMIC Design Services Awarded 2011 Army Commercialization Pilot

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A&D Technologies

U.S. Export Control Reform: Getting It Right This Time
Jim Fallon, Fallon and Associates LLC

Addressing the Challenges of Wideband Waveform Generation and Analysis
Greg Jue and Thomas Dippon, Agilent Technologies

After Chinook Downing, RPG Defeat Should Get More Priority
Blog entry by Patrick Hindle, Technical Editor, Microwave Journal

Military Hardware/Software

Spectrally Compliant Waveforms for Wideband Radar
Technology Service Corp.

Presentation of a new software designed for the U.S. Army to assist in generating constant envelope amplitude, spectrally compliant, wideband waveforms
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Smaller is Better in Military Applications
Valpey Fisher Corp.

Introduction of a new miniature hi-rel/COTS oscillator that represents a significant change for designers of military systems
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Broadband Combiner Provides Input Failure Protection

Werlatone provides Non-Coherent RF Combiner designs with proven heat dissipation techniques for broadband Non-Coherent Combining applications, such as combining two or more signals of differing power, frequency and/or phase onto a single output.
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Expert Insights

Jim Fallon, President and CEO of Fallon & Associates Consulting, provides a comprehensive look at meeting the warfighter's C4ISR needs with advanced radio communication networks, software defined radios and network centric warfare in Part II of his article. Read column

Asif Anwar is a Program Director within the strategic technologies practice at Strategy Analytics. In this month's column, Anwar provides a perspective on electromagnetic spectrum priorities for Defense and reviews this month's industry activities. Read column


Educational Webinars

EMC/E3 Analysis: Rotorcraft Electrical System Exposed to Antenna Radiation and Incident EMP

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RF and Power Electronics Opportunities for GaN Market Growth

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Agilent Technologies

The 2011 Defence and Security Forum
At European Microwave Week, Manchester, UK
Wednesday, October 12th

The resounding success of the inaugural EuMW Defence/Security Executive Forum at EuMW 2010 in Paris has prompted expansion of the event into a full-day Forum at European Microwave Week 2011.

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AUVSI Unmanned Systems N. America 2011
Washington D.C.
August 16-19, 2011

Portland, OR
September 19-23, 2011

EuMW 2011
Manchester, UK
October 9-14, 2011

Baltimore, MD
November 7-10, 2011

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