Pasternack, a leading provider of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, debuts brand new lines of waveguide bends operating from 5.85 to 90 GHz across 12 frequency bands (from C Band to W Band). These waveguide bends are commonly used in applications such as instrumentation, test benches, high efficiency RF, microwave and mm-wave transmissions, SATCOM, MILCOM, radar and telecom.
Infineon will buy Wolfspeed for $850 million. The acquisition provides a lucrative exit for Wolfspeed’s parent company Cree and allows Infineon to add GaN capability to its commercial RF power portfolio. But what does this mean for the US DoD when a foreign company buys a Category 1A Trusted Foundry facility with DoD manufacturing readiness level eight (MRL 8) designation?
Integra Technologies Inc. (ITI), a leading designer and manufacturer of high-power RF transistors, pallets and amplifiers, announced the completion of a 1 kW GaN high efficiency amplifier, IGNP0450M1000, for aerospace radar applications, funded by NASA/JPL through SBIR Phase I and II grant awards.
The U.S. Air Force awarded Raytheon $34.8 million to demonstrate upgraded electronic warfare capabilities for the Miniature Air Launched Decoy-Jammer (MALD-J) missile. Development of the new version of the MALD-J, called MALD-X, will be completed in 24 months, culminating in two flight demonstrations.
Cobham SATCOM has developed a new version of its SAILOR 900 VSAT Ku-Band antenna, featuring a new Block Up Converter that delivers the potential for satcom service providers to deliver higher uplink bandwidths.
Harris Corp. has received a $27 million order to deliver maritime electronic warfare (EW) payloads for the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory’s Advanced Decoy Architecture Project (ADAP) program. The order was received during the fourth quarter of Harris’ fiscal 2016.
Mercury Systems Inc. announced it received the 3-Star Supplier Excellence Award from Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems business unit. The award recognizes the Company’s Camarillo, Calif. and San Jose, Calif. facilities for outstanding delivery and quality performance.
Harris Corp. has received a five-year, $1.7 billion ceiling, single-award follow-on IDIQ contract from the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) to supply secure tactical communication solutions. The contract was awarded under the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program and was received during the fourth quarter of Harris’ 2016 fiscal year.