Thales Alenia Space was chosen by TeamIndus, a finalist in Google's Lunar XPRIZE competition, to provide the integrated S-Band transponder on board TeamIndus' lunar landing spacecraft system. The transponder will transmit video and images from the moon.
Raytheon Company and the U.S. Navy conducted the Preliminary Design Review for the new Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar, confirming system development is on track for delivery to the designated ship classes.
Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) introduced a 28 nm digital-to-analog converter (DAC) as part of a series of high speed DACs. The AD9172 meets the demands of gigahertz bandwidth applications and delivers the increased spectral efficiency needed for 4G / 5G multi-band wireless communications base stations and 2 GHz E-Band microwave point-to-point backhaul radios. Its design benefits production instrumentation targeting multi-standard direct-to-RF signal synthesis and provides a solution for defense electronics requiring greater detection range.
W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) announced that GORE-FLIGHT™ Microwave Assemblies and GORE® RF/Microwave Assemblies for military aerospace applications have successfully passed stringent U.S. Army flight qualifications on the MH-47 Rotorcraft.