Anritsu Co. announces that the Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) Electronics, Munitions and Tactical Systems Procurement Directorate, Defense and Major Projects Sector has provided a National Master Standing Offer (NMSO) for the S412E LMR Master™ handheld analyzer from Anritsu. Due in part to the NMSO, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has purchased 18 LMR Masters and expects to buy more over a three-year period.
With over 30 years in the RF/Microwave industry, Passive Plus Inc. manufactures high quality, high power passive components using state-of-the-art manufacturing techniques. Specializing in magnetic & non-magnetic HI-Q capacitors and power resistive product lines, PPI supplies reliable quality components to the aerospace, telecommunications, medical semiconductor, and military industries.
Applied Radar Inc. received two new contracts this week including a new Phase 1 SBIR ($150,000) on Passive Airborne Radar Using Opportunistic Signals (PASAROS) with the US Air Force Research Lab at WPAFB, OH, and a Phase 2 Enhancement ($500,000) on Adaptive Distributed Aperture Radar Mainlobe Jammer Suppression with the US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) in Huntsville, AL.
Provides an overview of the different navigation systems, explains the navigation channel and generic approach used by a commercial receiver to calculate a user position and describes channel acquisition and tracking
Satellite specialist Newtec's IP traffic enhancement and shaping technology Cross-Layer-Optimization™ has been implemented to secure the downlink via satellite in the flagship Euro Hawk® Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) which detects and collects information.
Strategy Analytics is at the Electronic Warfare 2012 Conference & Exhibition this week in Rome, Italy where this year’s theme is "Electromagnetic Operations in a Complex Environment", so the topic for this month’s article focuses on our thoughts for land-based EW system trends.
Hittite Microwave Corp. announced the release of two new amplifier and three new mixer products that are ideal for microwave & millimeterwave radios, military sensors, test & measurement equipment and SatCom applications from 24 to 46.5 GHz.
Seamless communicationis critical to the successful execution of military operations, but ensuring reliability from communications systems and devices is rapidly becoming ever more difficult. More protocols, more frequency bands and more applications alladd to the complexity of developing and testing military communications equipmentso that it performs with an advanced degree of reliability in the field – and ensures both mission success as well as the safety of the military personnel that depend on it. However, ensuring the latest tactical radio systems consistently perform as expected presents a number of unique challenges given dangerous battlefield conditions and the often harsh, remote terrains where military communications systems must operate.
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.