Ted Rappaport, founding director of NYU WIRELESS and a leading proponent of using the millimeter wave spectrum for wireless communications, discusses the FCC's recent rulemaking actions and technology developments that are paving the way to 5G.
The Communications & Medical Products (CMP) Division of Communications & Power Industries LLC (CPI) has been awarded two contracts aggregately valued in excess of $1.5 million from an Asian integrator for the company’s 40 and 50 W Ku-Band GaN-based block up-converters (BUCs) and related accessories.
Harris Corp. has received a five-year, $1.7 billion ceiling, single-award follow-on IDIQ contract from the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) to supply secure tactical communication solutions. The contract was awarded under the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program and was received during the fourth quarter of Harris’ 2016 fiscal year.
Harris Corp. has received an eight-year, $96 million ceiling, single-award IDIQ contract from the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to supply precision approach radars (PAR) to the U.S. Navy, Air Force and Army. The contract was awarded during the fourth quarter of Harris' fiscal 2016.
The United States and allied military forces will upgrade their missile defense capabilities under a new $1.1 billion contract for production and delivery of Lockheed Martin-built Patriot Advanced Capability-3 ( PAC-3 ) missiles and PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement ( PAC-3 MSE ) missiles.
Harris Corp. has received a four-year, $113 million contract from the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) to upgrade the Navy's primary long-range, three-dimensional defense radar. The contract includes an initial $39 million order and three one-year options. The contract was received in the first quarter of Harris' fiscal 2016.
Mercury Systems Inc., announced that its Mercury Defense Systems (MDS) subsidiary was awarded a firm-fixed-price, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) time and material contract worth up to $41.8 million to deliver 200 advanced miniaturized Digital RF Memory modulators (Mini DRFM) to the U.S. Navy.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. announced that its Santa Clara, Calif.-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology Inc., has received production contract for more than $3.2 million from a U.S. military integrator to supply high-power traveling wave tube amplifiers (TWTAs). This is the first installment of a multi-year program for tactical military transportable satellite terminals.