Cree has released two GaN HEMTs ideal for use in 1.2 to 1.4 GHz L-Band radar amplifier systems: the 250 W CGHV14250 and the 500 W CGHV14500. Tthe new transistors are designed to enhance the performance of band-specific applications ranging from UHF to 1800 MHz.
Array Wireless Inc., a technology leader in the creation of efficient, high linearity microwave power amplifiers, announced that its enabling amplifier technology was successfully used to support the filming of aerial stunt sequences for the upcoming movie “Escape Plan,” starring Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Mercury Systems Inc., a best-of-breed provider of commercially developed, open sensor and Big Data processing systems for critical commercial, defense and intelligence applications, announced that its Mercury Defense Systems subsidiary has received a $2.3M delivery order from the U.S. Navy for advanced Digital RF Memory (DRFM) jammers to support both U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force requirements.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. announced that its Melville, New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., has received $1.9 million of orders for high-power amplifiers from a leading provider of aviation electronics and communication systems.
Raytheon Co.successfully completed a customer demonstration of a new U.S. Air Force expeditionary ground-based prototype radar. Designed to replace the decades old TPS-75 radar system, the Three-Dimensional Expeditionary Long-Range Radar (3DELRR) will help defend warfighters against emerging threats by detecting, identifying and tracking fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft, missiles and unmanned aircraft.
Global ETC systems revenues are expected to grow from $4.48 billion in 2013 to $8.5 billion in 2018, with a CAGR of 14% and North America as the vital region. “Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) is finding new momentum as a way to manage traffic via dynamic toll pricing and address urban congestion issues.
A new application note from AWR highlights the use of AWR’s Microwave Office® circuit design software to develop a Q- to E-Band doubler and a K- to E-Band quadrupler circuit (including a medium E-Band power amplifier) for millimeter-wave wireless systems. The design effort resulted in an increase in gain as well as output power, two critical criteria for E-Band systems.
PCB prototyping specialist LPKF Laser & Electronics has announced an interactive website feature that helps those interested in in-house PCB prototyping learn which equipment would best fit their electrical engineering applications.