Mercury Systems Inc., announced that its Mercury Defense Systems subsidiary recently received a $1.2 million order from a leading international aerospace and defense company for radar environment simulation equipment to support European Fighter Aircraft (EFA).
Altair Engineering, a U.S. based engineering company, recently acquired EM Software & Systems-S.A. based in Technopark which sees FEKO, the electromagnetic field analysis software now becoming part of HyperWorks. With this acquisition Altair will now have a local presence in the South African market, covering all sales and support activities in the region.
W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. (Gore) introduces GORE® Ethernet Cables to meet the military and civil aerospace markets' emerging need for higher data rate cables in a lightweight, flexible, and routable package. Featuring the unique cable jacket material found in GORE® 1394b FireWire Cables, GORE® Ethernet Cables provide the ideal combination of high speed and light weight necessary for a wide range of aerospace applications.
Mentor Graphics Corp. announces that Bombardier Aerospace, a leading manufacturer of business jet aircraft, has implemented a complete digital development process for the Learjet 85* aircraft’s electrical distribution system. Adherence to the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) Part 25 Electrical Wiring Interconnection System (EWIS) mandate is now necessary for certification of new civil aircraft. With the FAA’s and Canadian Transportation Agency’s (CTA) EWIS mandate as a goal, Bombardier achieved very significant process and quality improvement objectives. Bombardier Aerospace accomplished these by adopting innovative technology delivered by the Mentor Graphics® Capital® product family.
Vishay Intertechnology Inc. introduced a new Hi-Rel series of TANTAMOUNT® surface-mount solid tantalum molded chip capacitors for military and aerospace applications. Available with high-reliability screening and surge current testing options in accordance with MIL-PRF-55365, the Vishay Sprague T42series combines a built-in fuse for fail-safe operation with high capacitance and voltage ratings and low ESR down to 80 mΩ at +25 °C and 100 kHz.
Millitech Inc., a Smiths Microwave business and leader in the design and manufacturing of millimeter wave products, has been named “2013 Supplier of the Year” by Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems in the Special Recognition category.
Hunter Technology Corp. announced its acquisition of the equipment and inventory assets of Spectral Response LLC (Lawrenceville, GA), an EMS supplier providing a broad range of product design and manufacturing solutions to electronics and RF OEM customers. This is Hunter’s second major acquisition in the past six months, following the purchase of assets of NBS Designs, Inc. (Milpitas, CA) last October.