Raytheon Co. has been awarded a $385,742,176 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the engineering and modeling development phase design, development, integration, test and delivery of Air and Missile Defense S-Band Radar (AMDR-S) and Radar Suite Controller (RSC). AMDR is the Navy's next generation integrated air and missile defense radar and is being designed for Flight III Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) class destroyers beginning in 2016.
Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that it is partnering with Wistron NeWeb Corp., a leading ODM in Asia and supplier of connected home solutions for a number of branded OEMs. WNC is leveraging Skyworks’ power management and ZigBee® front-end modules for several of their low-power RF devices that, among other things, allows consumers to turn lights on and off, automate appliances, monitor security cameras and control other things around the home from anywhere via their smartphone.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (“MACOM”), a leading supplier of high performance RF, microwave, and millimeter wave products, announced the industry’s first integrated core chip for the 8 to 11 GHz frequency range. Containing 6-bits of phase control, 6-bits of attenuation control and 26 dB of gain, MACOM’s Core Chip is an easy to use serial/parallel interface in a surface mount QFN package. Ideal for commercial radar applications, this integrated MMIC enables radar systems in early detection and warning for severe impending weather.
EMITE has included the R&S CMW500 Wideband Radio Communication Tester from Rohde & Schwarz as a supported test solution for MIMO OTA testing. The R&S CMW500 is now fully integrated into the EMITE MIMO Graphic User Interface test software, and has been successfully demonstrated to customers worldwide.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions (MACOM) will showcase a broad portfolio of new products for aerospace, defense and network applications, and present a technical paper during European Microwave Week in Nuremberg, Germany, October 6-11, 2013. Event attendees can visit MACOM at European Microwave Week in Nuremberg, Germany, October 6-11, 2013, Booth #169.
Harris Corp., has received authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration to begin work on the seven-year, $150 million Data Communications Network Services (DCNS) element of its Data Communications Integrated Services (DCIS) program. DCNS will help to transition U.S. air traffic control from primarily analog voice communications to digital data connectivity — significantly increasing the efficiency and safety of the nation's air traffic control system.
Ethertronics, a leading technology company enabling innovative antenna and RF front end system solutions to deliver the best connected experience, announced that its award-winning EtherBook 1.0™ has been integrated into a new line of ultrabooks, enabling global 3G and 4G (LTE) coverage.
L-3 WESCAM unveiled its new land vehicle surveillance system, the MX™-LVSS, at CANSEC, Canada’s largest defence and security trade show, in the outside display area, booth 2019. Based on L-3 WESCAM’s industry-leading MXSeries of multi-spectral, highly stabilized imaging systems, the MX-LVSS is a modular and rugged solution consisting of low-risk, battle-proven, commercial-off-the-shelf subsystemscurrently operating in the world’s harshest terrains and climates.
Auriga Microwave and Focus Microwaves, RF microwave industry market leaders, integrated their showcase systems, Auriga's AU4850 Pulsed IV/RF Characterization System and Focus' Harmonic Load-pull System to provide users unmatched measurement capabilities. Responding to market demands, Auriga and Focus have developed a software bridge to provide users harmonic pulsed load-pull measurement capability. The software will be offered by both companies through their respective sales channels.