Ted Rappaport, founding director of NYU WIRELESS and a leading proponent of using the millimeter wave spectrum for wireless communications, discusses the FCC's recent rulemaking actions and technology developments that are paving the way to 5G.
US senators recently introduced the Electronic Warfare Enhancement Act to refocus US EW effortsand this renewed emphasis will also be reflected in developing and maintaining conventional Electronic Warfare Support (EWS) capabilities to enable operations in a congested and contested spectrum environment. This will drive spending and also underpin demand for new systems as well as upgrading existing capabilities.
Advantech Wireless, a global leader for High Throughput Satellite (HTS) broadband communications solutions, today announced a new, significant advance in solid state power amplifier (SSPA) technology with the release of its SapphireBlu™ Solid State Power Amplifier/Power Block (SSPA/SSPB), based on second generation gallium nitride (GaN) technology.
ViaSat Inc. and Eutelsat Communications announced an agreement to create a joint venture combining Eutelsat's current European broadband business with ViaSat's industry-leading broadband technologies and consumer Internet Service Provider (ISP) business expertise.
e2v and Peregrine Semiconductor announce strategic reseller agreement, where e2v will be the worldwide supplier of Peregrine’s high-reliability RF products for the space market. The agreement extends e2v's broad product offering from RF to the back end, including data converters, memory and high-performance data processing.
iRobot Corp., a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Defense and Security business to Arlington Capital Partners for up to $45 million in total consideration, including a contingent payment based on achieving certain milestones.
A Raytheon Co. Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV) successfully completed a data-gathering mission during a Missile Defense Agency flight test. The mission's objective was to observe in-flight performance of redesigned components and gain valuable information on evolving threat classes.
W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) has received a Supplier Appreciation Award from Space Systems Loral (SSL) Palo Alto, Calif., the leading provider of geostationary commercial satellites, in recognition of Gore’s dedication in supporting SSL programs.
After successful trials on Halcyon Unmanned Surface Vehicle, Thales and ASV have signed an agreement to develop autonomous USV technology and capability for maritime, civil, security and military domains.
The Boeing Co. has awarded ViaSat Inc., a global broadband services and technology company, a contract for the production of approximately 90 Link 16 Small Tactical Terminals (STT) for the Lots 5 and 6 of the AH-64E Apache Guardian Attack Helicopter production line.