Northrop Grumman Corp. has been awarded a $14.1 millionoption to complete development of the Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device (RCIED) Electronic Warfare (JCREW) Increment 1, Block 1 (I1B1) System of Systems. JCREW is a next-generation system to protect warfighters, vehicles, watercraft, and permanent structures from RCIEDs.
Mini-Circuits and Modelithics Inc. have agreed to collaborate in the development of high-accuracy EDA simulation models of Mini-Circuits’ surface-mount microwave precision fixed attenuators YAT and RCAT series.
Norsat International Inc.,a provider of innovative communication solutions that enable the transmission of data, audio and video for challenging applications and environments is pleased to announce the award of a $13.3 million (CAD) repayable contribution from the Strategic Aerospace and Defence Initiative (SADI).
Aeris Communications, which owns and operates the only cellular network designed exclusively for machine-to-machine (M2M) communications, announced the addition of Mohsen Mohseninia as the vice president, market development for Europe. Mohseninia brings more than 18 years’ experience to the role, serving most recently as the head of the M2M business in the UK for Logica as well as being a leading member of the global M2M leadership team responsible for development of strategy and market development.
SenarioTek, a leading designer and manufacturer of RF and microwave products, has named Stephen Pettis as its new Aerospace/Defense business development manager. This is a new position that focuses on expanding SenarioTek’s growing defense ATE business.
Murata Manufacturing Company Ltd. is continuing its advancement toward globalization. Expansion of manufacturing capacity outside Japan will continue in 2013. Recent acquisitions of RFM and VTI offer significant customer benefits, such as enhanced product development and manufacturing capabilities, expertise in new markets and access to the Murata global supply chain.
Endicott Interconnect Technologies Inc. (EI) announced the promotion of Rajinder Rai to the position of chief technology officer (CTO) reporting to James J. McNamara Jr., president and CEO. In his new position, Raj will be responsible for monitoring new technologies, overseeing the selection of research projects, generating a technology road-map and ensuring its progress and assessing the potential of new product introduction.
Altair Semiconductor (www.altair-semi.com), the world’s leading developer of ultra-low power, small footprint and high performance 4G LTE chipsets, announced expansion of its management team with the appointments of Chee W. Kwan as vice president of worldwide sales and Uri Yaffe as vice president of business development.
John Dimech recently joined TRM Microwave and will serve as business development manager. Dimech has a technical background and 20+ years of experience supporting products ranging from components to multi-functional modules; test equipment to sub-assemblies and box level manufacturing and test. Dimech will focus on expanding the company’s reach into existing key accounts while cultivating new business development in support of TRM's strategic growth plan.