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ITT Exelis received a $9.4 million contract from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, TX, to supply the Continuous Wave Illuminator (CWI) subsystem for the F-16 Fighting Falcon.
Harris Corp., an international communications and information technology company, has received a $40 million order for Falcon® tactical radios from the Royal Brunei Armed Forces. The radios will be part of a broader tactical communications system.
Transline Technology, a California-based printed circuit board manufacturer, has been recognized by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics for 100 percent on-time delivery and zero quality deffects for 12 consecutive months for the year 2012. TTI also received this award for the year 2011, which means that they have had a 24 consecutive month track record of delivering 100 percent on time delivery and zero defects in total.
Astrium Americas announced that its subsidiary, Astrium Services Government Inc., will offer UAE-owned Yahsat Military Ka-Band service to the U.S. government. This service allows any U.S. government or Department of Defense end user to utilize Yahsat Military Ka-Band capacity that is compatible with the Wideband Global Satellite (WGS) constellation for greater global coverage and reliability.
Mercury Systems receives $6.9 M for high performance signal processing subsystems from Lockheed Martin
Mercury Systems Inc., a best-of- breed provider of commercially developed, open sensor and big data processing systems for critical commercial, defense and intelligence applications, confirmed it had received $6.9 million in follow-on orders from Lockheed Martin for high performance signal processing subsystems as part of the U.S. Navy’s Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) upgrade program.
Northrop Grumman Corp. and the U.S. Navy have conducted the first fly-in arrested landing of the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator.
OEwaves’ chip-scale micro-opto-electronic oscillator (Micro-OEO) supported Lockheed Martin's Extended Area Protection and Survivability (EAPS) program’s successful Guided Test Flight of the Miniature Hit-to-Kill (MHTK) interceptor.
AWR has posted a university success story detailing how Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA) evaluated AWR’s Microwave Office RF and microwave design software as well as its AXIEM EM simulator for university research and education programs.
ITT Exelis has been awarded a contract by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Pasadena, CA, to provide specialized antennas for the Constellation Observing System for Meteorology, Ionosphere & Climate-2 (COSMIC-2) program.