Richardson RFPD Inc. announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities for a new digital-to-analog converter (DAC) from Analog Devices Inc. (ADI). The AD5780 is a true 18-bit, unbuffered voltage output DAC that operates from a bipolar supply of up to 33 V, offers a relative accuracy specification of ±1 LSB maximum range, and guarantees monotonic operation with a ±1 LSB DNL maximum range specification.
The second Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF-2) military communication satellite, built by a Lockheed Martin team for the U.S. Air Force, was successfully launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket.
Harris Corp. is deploying the largest number of Falcon III® wideband radio systems for the next U.S. Army Network Integration Evaluation (NIE), taking place in May and June at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. This is the final NIE before the Army begins fielding Harris Falcon III radios and other equipment as part of its baseline network architecture for Brigade Combat Teams.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. announced that its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology Inc., received a $4.5 million order from a domestic prime contractor to supply solid-state high-power amplifiers to support the U.S. military. These solid-state high-power amplifiers will be used in small transportable military tactical SATCOM terminals to support worldwide U.S. military missions in environmentally demanding locations.
Emerson Network Power Connectivity Solutions, a business of Emerson and a global leader in protecting and optimizing critical infrastructure, announces the new Trompeter T24 catalog highlighting products for military, space and testing applications.
Officials with QinetiQ North America, Wyle, and Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. through its wholly owned subsidiary of Digital Fusion Solutions Inc. recently announced forming QWK Integrated Solutions LLC (QWK) -- a joint venture that combines the legacy of enduring local affiliations strengthened by the influence of extended corporate resources. The initial pursuit of QWK will be the D3I contract in support of SMDC/ARSTRAT.