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Raytheon Co. and Lockheed Martin successfully completed the first significant integration milestone between Raytheon's Global Positioning System (GPS) Next Generation Operational Control System (OCX) and Lockheed Martin's GPS III satellite system.
Harris Corp. has received $12.4 million in orders from a Latin American nation for a integrated wireless digital voice and data network that supports critical communication coordination between federal officials and armed forces. The orders were received by Harris in the second quarter of fiscal year 2012.
The U.S. Navy awarded Lockheed Martin a $1.05 billion, five-year contract to provide more than 200 digital cockpits and integrated mission systems and sensors for the Navy MH-60R “Romeo” and MH-60S “Sierra” helicopters.
Matching circuits for antennas and other RF components based on 3D models can now be easily optimized by designers who use FEKO together with Optenni Lab.
TriQuint Semiconductor Inc. announced that it has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) to explore and fabricate new high-frequency and mixed signal integrated circuits (ICs) based on TriQuint gallium nitride (GaN) technology.
Thales has completed the acquisition of Tampa Microwave, a privately held company specializing in tactical satellite communications terminals and related products for defense, government, and commercial customers.
BAE Systems and the Malaysian Industry Group High Technology (MIGHT) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen industrial cooperation between the UK and Malaysia
In what could be considered a 'world record' Newtec has demonstrated a 310 Mbps transport over a 36 Mhz transponder. Tests and validations were carried out using existing antennae and power infrastructure on Yahsat’s Y1A.
Nitronex, a leader in the design and manufacture of gallium nitride (GaN) based RF solutions for high performance applications in the defense, communications, cable TV, and industrial & scientific markets, has developed a rugged transistor technology capable of surviving the industry’s most severe robustness tests without significant device degradation.
Custom MMIC is offering a new device from its growing MMIC design library. The CMD162 is a GaAs MMIC low-noise amplifier (LNA) chip for applications from 26 to 34 GHz. Optimized for 30 GHz satellite communications, the CMD162 boasts a typical noise figure of 1.7 dB with a small-signal gain of 22 dB and an output 1 dB compression point of +7 dB.
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