Aerospace and Defense Channel

Mercury receives $3.7M order for digital signal processing modules for SAR

Mercury Systems, Inc. announced it received a $3.7 million follow-on order from a leading defense prime contractor for high-performance digital signal processing modules for a manned airborne synthetic aperture radar (SAR) application. The order was booked in the company’s fiscal 2016 second quarter and is expected to be shipped by its fiscal 2016 fourth quarter.


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Pulse Electronics introduces multi-mode satellite navigation system ceramic antenna

Pulse Electronics Corp.'s new Monarch series multi-mode global navigation satellite system ceramic antennas provide wireless signal reception for the four major global and regional satellite systems: GPS, GLONASS, Beidou (Compass) and Galileo. The Monarch Series W3010 is a compact, low profile antenna that delivers high efficiency (75% typical) over a wide bandwidth for enhanced navigation and device tracking. 


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X-COM enhances capabilities of Spectro-X signal analysis software

X-COM Systems LLC, a subsidiary of Bird Technologies, introduced the latest version of its Windows-based Spectro-X signal analysis software that adds new features to tools for developing and testing radar, ELINT, SIGINT, ECM, ESM, commercial and military communications systems. The latest version of the software makes it easier to quickly find signals of interest and pinpoint them in time, enhanced broader pulse signal analysis and waveform search capability, and filtering of export files to include only specific signals.


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CPI to provide superlinear high-power amplifiers for shipboard satcom program

A U.S. military systems integrator has awarded the Satcom Division of Communications & Power Industries LLC (CPI) an order totaling more than $4.5 million to provide high-power, X-Band traveling wave tube amplifiers (TWTAs) and related products for a significant military communications program. Under this follow-on contract, CPI's X-band SuperLinear® TWTAs will be used in a shipboard satellite communications program for the U.S. military that CPI has supported for a number of years.


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NASA chooses RFeye for the Kennedy Space Center

CRFS, a leader in RF spectrum monitoring solutions, has supplied NASA Kennedy Space Center with RFeye real-time signal monitoring, direction finding and geolocation systems. The NASA Electromagnetic Lab (EML) provides ground and flight systems with radio frequency detection, electromagnetic interference troubleshooting, and electromagnetic interference triangulation.Their mission includes 24/7 monitoring of RF emissions across the site to ensure safety and to mitigate undesirable signals interference.


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