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The VITA 67.0, 67.1 and 67.2 standards, which define the RF connector modules for implementation within the OpenVPX™ architecture, have been ratified by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). TE Connectivity's (TE) RF connector modules, which meet these new standards, have been designed for high-reliability, high-density aerospace and defense applications that meet the vibration, environmental and corrosion resistance requirements of VITA 47.
Mercury Systems Inc. (www.mrcy.com), a best-of- breed provider of commercially developed, open sensor and Big Data processing systems for critical commercial, defense and intelligence applications, announced the appointment of Dr. Paul Monticciolo as chief technology officer. Most recently, he served as president and general manager of the company's former Mercury Federal Systems division.
e2v aerospace and defense, Inc. announced that qualification has been completed and production units have been shipped on the first device in the MaximTMLife Extension Program, the DG406AK/883B.
Saab Sensis has successfully completed Site Acceptance Testing of a hardware modernization program of four Hughes Air Defense Radars for the German Air Force.
An official ceremony was held at Finnish Air Force headquarters in Tikkakoski to mark ThalesRaytheonSystems' delivery of a Ground Master 400 (GM 400) long-range air defense radar system.
Blighter Surveillance Systems has been set up to target systems integrators delivering sophisticated surveillance solutions into the global defence and commercial security markets.
The Navy's Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System scored another hit for the Missile Defense Agency on the Pacific Missile Range, marking the first live-fire intercept of a medium-range ballistic missile using space-based sensors.
Defense and security company Saab has received an order worth SEK380 million from Brazilian Embraer Defense and Security.
Harris Corp., an international communications and information technology company, has received a $500 million increase in the ceiling value of its 2011 Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with the U.S. Army Communications Electronics Command.
e2v aerospace and defense Inc. (e2v a&d), a leader in RF power, imaging and hi-rel semiconductor solutions, announced a life extension program for selected memory devices of Micron Technology Inc. (Micron), one of the world’s leading providers of advanced memory solutions.
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