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Latest News from MicroWave Technology, EADS and HRL

September 3, 2009
Latest News from MicroWave Technology, EADS and HRL

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September 2, 2009

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MicroWave Technology Wins Contract from BAE Systems

MicroWave Technology Inc. (MwT), a wholly-owned subsidiary of IXYS Corp., announced that it has been awarded a contract from BAE Systems with a total amount of over $2.5 M. The contract consists of supplying a large volume of custom connected microwave amplifiers with military electrical specifications and high reliability requirements.

EADS Develops Communications System for German Armed Forces

The German Federal Office for Information Management and Information Technology of the Bundeswehr (IT-AmtBw) has awarded Defence Electronics, an integrated activity of EADS Defence & Security (DS), a contract for the development of the broadband module of a new generation of radio terminals.

HRL Laboratories Announces Partnership with KCP National Secure Manufacturing Center

HRL Laboratories LLC announced that it has partnered with the National Secure Manufacturing Center at the National Nuclear Security Administrations Kansas City Plant (KCP) to provide multiple-project wafer services to the Department of Defense (DoD) Trusted Foundry Program. The National Secure Manufacturing Center provides the national security community secure manufacturing and engineering solutions.

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KDDI Selects Motorola for Nationwide LTE Network in Japan

Indra Implements Coastal Surveillance System in Portugal

ENS Presents New Microwave Cable Assembly Manufacturer

UMS USA Inc. is Open and Operational

Harris Stratex Networks Supplies Mobile WiMAX Network in India

Anritsu Introduces Test Software for Emerging 3GPP LTE TDD Designs

Freescale Introduces RF Power Devices and Reference Designs

RFMD Announces 4G LTE Engagements

Analog Devices' Precision JFET-Input Op Amp Achieves Low Offset and Drift

Agilent's New Digitizer Targets Programs for Defense Market

AR Introduces Wideband, High Gain Stacked Log Periodic Antenna

Rogers Announces Availability of Acoustic Sound Barrier Material

Wi-Fi-Enabled Phone Shipments Continue to Double Every Two Years


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Executive Interview

Klaus-Dieter Beck, Head of Sales & Marketing, SPINNER, talks how the company's evolution and the development of their new rotary joints for SatCom applications.

Interview with Klaus-Dieter Beck


Expert Advice

Dr. Jonathan Wells of AJIS LLC, talks about the spectrum requirements for the Gigabit Ethernet Superhighway and how that will impact component designers.

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Guest Blogs

The microwave industry is changing with the times. Today's innovators are tomorrow's winners, so say our guest bloggers.

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Cover Feature:

Mil SatCom Capacity Crunch: The BUC Stops Here

Patrick Hindle, Editor, Microwave Journal

Current trends in expanding military satellite communications capacity to meet current and future needs



Technical Feature:

Multi-beam Scanning Lens Antenna for Satellite Communications to Trains

John Thornton, Andy White and Graham Long, University of York

Development of a mechanically scanned, two-beam hemispherical antenna for two-way satellite communications to trains



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