More than 7,500 attendees, 35 percent of whom were first-time attendees, filled the sold-out show floor at the IEEE MTT-S 2014 International Microwave Symposium (IMS) in Tampa, Fla., marking the fourth consecutive year in which first-time attendees topped 30 percent.
The Electronic Design Innovation Conference (EDI CON), the industry-driven event for RF, microwave and high speed digital electronic designers to be held April 8-10 at the Beijing International Convention Center will present an opening plenary session emphasizing future communication and aerospace/defense systems made possible through advanced high-frequency ICs.
LONGBOW International, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman, received a $96 million contract in 2013 from AgustaWestland to support LONGBOW Fire Control Radars on U.K. Apache AH Mk.1 aircraft.
Exelis has received a contract valued at more than $76 million to provide mobile ground control approach capabilities to the Polish Air Force, Navy and Land Forces. This program will bring the number of Exelis radars in Poland to 14 as the company continues to extend its leadership in the growing field of intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and analytics.
At this year’s International Radar Symposium India 2013 (IRSI-13), M/A-COM Technology Solutions (MACOM) will showcase a broad portfolio of new products for aerospace, defense and network applications. In addition, MACOM executives will be presenting both a plenary talk and an industrial paper presentation during the event, which will take place in Bangalore, December 12-14, 2013.
The first Boeing Inmarsat-5 satellite has launched and sent signals from orbit, the initial step to establishing Global Xpress, the world’s first globally available high-speed mobile broadband service for government and commercial users.
Horizon House Publications and Microwave Journal China announced the lineup of Gold-level sponsors for next year’s Electronic Design Innovation Conference (EDI CON 2014). The Gold sponsors are Anritsu, CST, SpirentCommunications, Mini-Circuits and Richardson RFPD.