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EADS Selects Northrop Grumman To Provide Combat Electromagnetic Environment Simulators For A400M Program

Buffalo, NY -- Northrop Grumman Corporation has been selected to provide eight Combat Electromagnetic Environment Simulator (CEESIM) systems to support the Electronic Warfare (EW) self-defense ground station, of the EADS A400M transport aircraft. Under the terms of the $28.2 million contract, Northrop Grumman will provide eight CEESIM radio frequency...
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Historical Highlights of Microwaves

The history of our industry is a productive mix of theory and pragmatism. James Clerk Maxwell, a brilliant theoretician, predicted the existence of electromagnetic (EM) waves in a paper presented in 1864, although their form was not the four-equation set used today. James Rautio has penned a more complete...
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Looking Ahead: The Future of RF Technology, Military and Homeland Perspectives

Persistent surveillance, assuring identification and affecting the threat all sound like military terms in the protection of the free world. They are, of course, but they equally apply to other phenomena that affect the quality of life. The future pull and push of RF technology will continue to provide...
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Company Profile: Aethercomm

Company History Aethercomm was founded in June 1999 by Todd Thornton, Terri Thornton, Jim Daube, Ed Takacs, Dr. Larry Larson and Dr. Peter Asbeck in the Thorntons’ living room. We moved to our current facilities in January 2000. Aethercomm designs and manufactures RF and microwave systems and subsystems for...
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Company Profiles: Now

In the following advertorial section, Microwave Journal presents the milestones and technical achievements of companies that have made and continue to make significant contributions to the microwave industry. Aethercomm Agilent Technologies AMC Anritsu Ansoft AR ARC Technologies AWR Daico Industries EADS North America HUBER+SUHNER IFI Tyco Electronics M/A-COM MECA...
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A Microwave Journey: 1958–2008, Part I

This history of <i>Microwave Journal</i> as told through the articles that appeared in the magazine over the past 50 years is also the history of the microwave industry as told by those in the business. This series will journey through the evolution of...
We start this story of the microwave industry with the invention of the cavity magnetron in England under wartime pressures. By 1939, English scientists had already installed a coastal radar system. Based on the early success of radar, the British military now desired radar sets small enough to fit...
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Note From the Editor - Then and Now

Note From The Editor: Then --> An early editorial column from Ted Saad, Microwave Journal ’s first editor, originally published in September/ October of 1958. One of the most important policies of "the microwave journal" is to strive for balance of content without diluting the quality of the magazine....
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