Mercury Systems Inc., a leading high-tech commercial provider of more affordable secure and sensor processing subsystems powering today's critical defense and intelligence applications, announced it received a $4.3 million follow-on order from a leading defense prime contractor for high performance signal processing subsystems for a ship-borne radar application.
Northrop Grumman's APG-83 SABR was competitively selected by Lockheed Martin for the F-16 radar modernization program to support U.S. and Taiwan Air Force F-16 upgrade programs. Within 16 months of the contract award, the company successfully completed all design reviews and delivered the first engineering, manufacturing and development (EMD) radar to Lockheed Martin.
Analog Devices, Inc. announced an integrated direct conversion receiver development platform for radar systems where reduced size, weight and power (SWaP) implementation is critical. The new AD-FMCOMMS6-EBZ platform is a 400 MHz to 4.4 GHz receiver (1350 to 1650 MHz with installed filters) supporting the key L- and S-band frequency radar bands.
The European Space Agency has awarded Arralis a contract to deliver a 94 GHz radar chipset with space end-use applications, such as unmanned landing of spacecraft and to identify and avoid space debris.
The European Eurofighter consortium, which produces the Typhoon fighter, and NETMA have signed a €1 billion contract to develop the electronically scanned Captor-E radar for the Typhoon. For Finmeccanica the contract will represent an order value of more than €400 million.
API Technologies Corp., a leading provider of high performance RF/microwave, power and security solutions for high-reliability applications, announced that it has received a follow-on order for $1.3 million to provide microwave modules for the latest generation radar.