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Exelis has received an award totaling more than $36 million to provide electronic warfare (EW) equipment, spares and support services to the Turkish Air Force. When fully definitized, the contract could be valued at up to $80 million.
Fairview Microwave Inc. a preeminent supplier of on-demand microwave and RF products, introduces a new line of low loss test cables using LL335i and LL142 coax. Rated to 18 GHz, these new low loss cable assemblies are ideal for test environments where a rugged, phase stable cable assembly is required.
LPKF is one of the leading providers of laser systems for the production of electronic components world-wide. Approx. 70 percent of the company's profits are generated in Asia. In addition to China and Taiwan, South Korea is also one of the laser specialist's most important markets.
Advantech Wireless Inc., a privately-held Canadian corporation and manufacturer of satellite, RF equipment and microwave systems announced the addition of the new SapphireBlu™ 3000 W Ku-Band Hubmount UltraLinear™ Modular SSPA/SSPB to its broad portfolio of solutions delivering high power density, high linear power and millions of dollars of savings.
The IEEE IFCS Standing Committee announced that Dr. Ulrich L. Rohde has been selected for the 2014 IFCS C.B. Sawyer Award to be presented at the 2014 IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium.
The U.S. will soon have another system to defend against ballistic missiles.
Harris Corp., an international communications and information technology company, has successfully completed initial interoperability testing of its widely fielded Falcon III® AN/PRC-117G multiband manpack radio hosting the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) waveform. MUOS is the next-generation U.S. Department of Defense military satellite communications system for delivering cellular-based service through tactical radios.
Pickering Interfaces' high-density PXI multiplexer selected for aircraft lightning protection testing
Pickering announced that a major UK manufacturer of aircraft engine control units awarded them a contract for a large quantity of high-density PXI multiplexers as the switching solution for use in its new automated production test systems. These systems will be used to test FADEC lightning-strike protection components.
RFMD, a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency solutions, announced that its Gallium Nitride (GaN) amplifier family for the new DOCSIS 3.1 CATV networking standard has won the CableFAX Tech Award for Green Technology. CableFAX's Green Technology Award recognizes technology that helps cable companies and program distributors cut energy consumption in equipment installed at the headend and/or in equipment distributed to residential and business customers.
New research conducted by IDTechEx, and published in the report "RFID Forecasts, Players and Opportunities 2014-2024," finds that the RFID market - including tags, readers, software and services, for passive and active RFID - will grow from $7.88 billion in 2013 to $9.2 billion in 2014. Most growth is due to active RFID/RTLS systems, interrogators, and then tags, in terms of total money spent.