Defense is the best form of attack for GaN as shown in Strategy Analytics’ latest forecasts outlining the RF market opportunity for a technology that has been on the cusp of breaking into the semiconductor mainstream for the past several years. The GaN RF Market Update: 2014 - 2019 forecast and associated data model, forecasts a CAGR of more than 20% translating into a market worth more than $500 million in 2019.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc., a leading supplier of high-performance analog RF, microwave, millimeter wave and photonic semiconductor products,introduced the MASW-011055, a high power PIN diode SP2T switch with industry leading linearity in common anode configuration, operating over the 0.03 to 3 GHz frequency range.
Quintech Electronics and Communications, a leading manufacturer of RF signal management and transmission equipment, will unveil its XTREME 256 Matrix, a next-generation L-Band Matrix switch that radically reduces satellite earth station energy, space and cabling requirements at SATELLITE 2015, March 16-19, in Washington, D.C.
The European Space Agency has awarded Roke Manor Research Ltd. and its partners, the University of Strathclyde and SCISYS, a contract to support the SysNova initiative for the development of new technologies in the space field.
DiTom Microwave has received a contract from a major U.S. satellite manufacturing company for K-Band space qualified hardware. Under the contract agreement, DiTom will supply these components for a commercial payload.
Custom MMIC, a developer of performance-driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), is pleased to announce the awarding of a Phase II Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) contract from the United States Navy, entitled “Gallium Nitride Based Active Electronically Scanned Arrays (AESA) Technology for High Altitude Periscope Detection.”
The office for Civil Protection in South Tyrol has awarded Airbus Defence and Space and its Austrian partner company, Centre Communications Systems, an extension contract for the Tetra radio communication network in South Tyrol, Italy.
L-3 Communications announced that it acquired the assets of MITEQ, Inc. on January 21, 2015 for $41 million, subject to customary adjustments. The business will be combined with L-3’s Narda Microwave-East business located in Hauppauge, N.Y., and the new organization will be called L-3 Narda-Miteq.