Qorvo®, a leading provider of innovative RF solutions that connect the world, has earned continued Trusted Source Category 1A accreditation through 2018 from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The company is one of only five accredited suppliers for both gallium nitride (GaN) and gallium arsenide (GaAs).
Thales’ latest-generation Spy’Ranger mini surveillance and reconnaissance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) has been chosen by the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) to equip the French forces. Up to 70 mini-UAV reconnaissance systems (SMDR) will be made available from 2018. Each system consists of three mini-UAVs, a ground segment and the associated technical support.
Harris Corp. has been awarded a $91 million IDIQ contract by Warner Robins Air Logistics Center to provide AN/ALQ-211 Advanced Integrated Defensive Electronic Warfare Suite (AIDEWS) systems to the Royal Moroccan Air Force (RMAF). The contract was awarded during the second quarter of Harris' fiscal 2017.
Mercury Systems Inc. received a $24.4 million follow-on order from a leading defense prime for integrated RF and digital subsystems for an EW system. The order, which includes an option to purchase additional units, is planned to be shipped over the next several quarters.
The emergence of electronic and network centric warfare, replacement of legacy systems resulting in the automaton of radar systems, territorial conflicts and geopolitical instabilities, and sea-based X-Band radars, among others, are driving the demand for the X-Band radar across the globe.