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Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. announced that its Herley EW Simulation Technology Ltd. (EWST) subsidiary has received a single award contract valued at $9.4 million from an international customer for the supply of two of Herley EWST's highly successful RSS8000 Radar Threat Simulator products. The RSS8000 systems will augment a previously supplied RSS8000 system for this certain international customer's aircraft program.
Raytheon Co. received a $138.7 million contract to provide engineering services for the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System. This is the third of four annual options to the base contract awarded in 2009, which brings the total amount to date to $803 million. These continued improvements enhance the capability of Patriot to face evolving threats.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced immediate availability and full design support capabilities for a group of high performance quadrature modulators and demodulators for operation at frequencies up to 2.4 GHz from Analog Devices Inc. (ADI). The devices offer a combination of performance, broadband operating frequency, and flexible device architecture that makes them ideal for a variety of wireless infrastructure applications, including 2G, 2.5G and 3G cellular base station radios, high-capacity point-to-point and point-to-multipoint radio links, wireless LAN and aerospace and defense equipment.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. announced at the OFC/NFOEC Trade Show a portfolio of 100G modulator drivers for line-side and client-side applications.
Hittite Microwave Corp. has expanded its Broadband Time Delay/Phase shifter portfolio adding the HMC911LC4B, which is ideal for 10G, 40G RZ-DQPSK, 100G DWDM RZ Carver clock chain and skew adjustments in the fiber optic domain.
The U.S. Army Product Manager for Radars (PdM Radars) awarded a contract yesterday to Lockheed Martin for the AN/TPQ-53 Firefinder Radar.
Rogers Corp. announced the appointment of Jeffrey Grudzien as Vice President of its Advanced Circuit Materials Division, replacing Michael Bessette, who is retiring after 37 years with the company.
Lockheed Martin’s penetrating radar capable of detecting objects that are buried, camouflaged or concealed under dense foliage was deployed to support U.S. SOUTHCOM.
Gowanda Electronics has achieved the highest level of certification on three surface-mount power inductor series. Gowanda’s three “MLP” series have been added to the military’s Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Land and Maritime Qualified Products List (QPL) for MIL-PRF-27 Level T. This is the highest quality level attainable per the Department of Defense military specification MIL-PRF-27 for components used in high-reliability critical military applications. Gowanda is the first in the industry to offer these Level T components.
Rogers Corp. will be highlighting two of its leading printed-circuit-board (PCB) laminate materials for commercial and military satellite-communications (SATCOM) electronic applications at the upcoming Satellite 2012 Exhibition.