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Cobham announced on March 12, 2012 that it had withdrawn its proposal to the Board of Thrane & Thrane A/S regarding a possible recommended offer for Thrane & Thrane at a price of DKK420 per share in cash, as the Board of Thrane & Thrane felt unable to recommend its proposal. Cobham reserved the right to reconsider its position at any time.
Intelliconnect (Europe) Ltd., the UK based manufacturer of RF and Waterproof connectors, has extended its market leading range of high-reliability Triaxial connectors. Two new families of Triax connectors are now available; the TRB series bayonet connectors and the TRT series featuring a threaded coupling.
The four Eurofighter nations have awarded industry contracts worth about 2 billion euros ($2.7 billion) to support the Typhoon fighter over the next five years.
Delta Electronics Manufacturing, a leading manufacturer of RF/microwave and millimeter-wave interconnect solutions, announces its certification to AS9100:2009 (Rev C) Quality Management System (QMS) for Aviation, Space and Defense organizations. Certification to this standard places Delta in an elite class of supply chain manufacturers that are registered to this rigorous Aerospace and Defense standard.
Cobham is providing a crucial downlink as part of a Security and Support Mission Equipment Package designed to better support law enforcement and assist during state responses.
Roke Manor Research Ltd.'s Gioconda industry consortium has been awarded a contract to deliver a major element of a UK MoD's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory's research programme.
Linear Technology announces the LTC5544, a 4 GHz to 6 GHz high dynamic range downconverting mixer. The LTC5544 mixer offers high linearity with 25.9 dBm IIP3 (Input Third-Order Intercept), high conversion gain of 7.4 dB owing to its integrated IF amplifier, and a noise figure of 11.3 dB.
NuWaves Engineering has been selected to join the University of Dayton Research Institute’s Center for Unmanned Aerial System Exploitation (CUE) consortium.
Mercury Computer Systems Inc. announced it received $2.8 million in follow-on orders from a global provider of electronic equipment for digital signal processing modules for an airborne synthetic aperture radar (SAR) application. The orders are expected to be shipped over the next four quarters.