Militaries of the future will soon have access to a single radar capable of protecting troops' backs from threats such as ballistic and cruise missiles, and drones. Raytheon Co. recently completed a series of milestones, bringing the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System with 360-degrees of coverage one step closer to production readiness.
TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity, announces its new Fortis Zd LRM connector system, an innovative modular connector system for rugged, next-generation packaging from avionics boxes to military ground vehicles. It features a rugged, lightweight multi-bay shell that accepts high-speed digital signal, power, radio-frequency (RF) and optical modules.
Strategy Analytics defense research has just completed a comprehensive analysis of the military communications sector, looking at radios, communications satellites, VSAT terminals, datalinks, networks and other systems. Trends driving spending on the military communications sector will be underpinned by network-centric IP-based communications that will translate to spending on global military communications systems growing to over $35.3 billion in 2024, representing a CAGR of 3.4%.
Harris Corp. completed its previously announced acquisition of Exelis Inc. Each outstanding share of Exelis common stock converted into the right to receive $16.625 in cash and 0.1025 of a share of Harris common stock. Harris shareholders own 85 percent of the combined company and Exelis shareholders own 15 percent.
W. L. Gore & Associates introduces GORE® Ethernet Cables to meet the civil aerospace industry’s emerging need for higher data rate cables in a lightweight, flexible and routable package. Engineered for the demands of modern airborne digital networks, GORE® Ethernet Cables provide high-speed data transmission up to 10 gigabits over longer distances.