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New analyses of NASA airborne radar data collected in 2012 reveal the radar detected indications of a huge sinkhole before it collapsed and forced evacuations near Bayou Corne, La., that year.
Raytheon Co. has received a $655 million contract for new-production fire units of the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System for Kuwait. These units are an addition to the Patriot fire units Kuwaitcurrently owns to counter current and evolving threats.
An advanced antenna reflector designed and built by Harris Corp. has been successfully deployed in space onboard the Sirius FM-6 satellite which was designed and built by Space Systems/Loral (SSL) for SiriusXM.
ThinKom's advanced satellite system successfully completes flight test on Northrop Grumman ISR aircraft
ThinKom Solutions' ThinSAT® 300 antenna, which provides global Ku-Band communications-on-the-move (COTM) connectivity, has been successfully flight tested onboard Northrop Grumman’s demonstrator aircraft, the Firebird.
Freescale releases its first 11 RF power products suitable for U.S.-based defense market applications
Freescale Semiconductor, a global leader in radio frequency (RF) power transistors, announced the availability of 11 new commercial RF power LDMOS products that can meet the requirements of U.S. defense electronics applications. This is the first set of products released as part of the company’s strategic defense initiatives for its RF power business, announced in June 2013.
Selex ES has been awarded a contract by the Austrian Ministry of Defence to provide a RAT31DL/M deployable air defence radar system, together with the relevant logistic support.
Smiths Microwave-TECOM Industries announces Ka-Band VSAT for tail-mounted SATCOM in-flight connectivity
TECOM, part of the Smiths Microwave Business Unit, announces the introduction of its newest SATCOM product. The KaStream 5000, mounted in the tail of the aircraft, is part of the Ka-band VSAT solution for airborne in-flight connectivity.This airborne SATCOM product provides the industry with leading performance for VSAT.
A Boeing global positioning system (GPS) IIF satellite has sent initial signals from space after its launch Feb. 20, joining four other advanced versions of the spacecraft that are improving position, navigation and timing information for millions of civilian and military users around the world.
Airbus Defence and Space has won a contract with SES for the design and construction of the latest addition to its fleet, the SES-10, which will be stationed over Latin America.