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Mercury Systems Acquires Delta Microwave

Mercury Systems, Inc. announced that it has acquired Delta Microwave, LLC for $40.5 million in cash. Mercury was attracted by Delta's strengths in high power, high frequency active and passive microwave components and subassemblies — particularly in GaN solid-state power amplifiers — which are driving strong backlog and growth.

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Leti Announces EU/South Korean Project for World’s First 5G-system Prototype

Leti announced a European and South Korean project, 5G CHAMPION, to deliver the world’s first fully integrated and operational 5G prototype in conjunction with the 2018 Winter Olympics.

The team of eight European and 13 Korean partners will develop a new architecture that provides an efficient end-to-end system performance encompassing cutting-edge 5G radio-access, core-network and satellite technologies.

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Avnet Launches "Reach Further"

Highlighting its ongoing mission to help customers navigate an ever-changing technology landscape, Avnet introduced "Reach Further," its new global branding campaign. Reach Further reflects Avnet's corporate transformation as well as the collaborative relationship with the company's customers in navigating the complex process of bringing new technology to the marketplace.

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Bliley Introduces Iris: LEO Satellite OCXO

Bliley Technologies announced their low earth orbit (LEO) satellite OCXO product line, Iris. The Iris series OCXO was specifically designed for LEO orbit space applications, designed to be radiation tolerant for both total ionizing dosage and linear energy transfer typical of LEO orbits.

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Anritsu Introduces WLAN Solution with Industry-First Capability

Anritsu Company announces a Network Mode for its Wireless Connectivity Test Set MT8862A, which is an instrument capable of supporting various WLAN protocol standards such as IEEE802.11ac/n/a/g/b. This makes the MT8862A the industry’s first solution capable of measuring the performance of an 802.11ac-capable WLAN device under test (DUT) in the actual operating state.

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