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.
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.
Intelsat S.A., the world’s leading provider of satellite services, and International Launch Services (ILS) announced that an ILS Proton M vehicle successfully launched the Intelsat 22 satellite in Kazakhstan.
Diamond Antenna Europe BVBA has been formed as a joint venture between AML Microtechnique Lorraine S.A. and Diamond Antenna and Microwave Corp. to manufacture rotary joints in Metz, France. The venture will provide production, customer service, and sales to designated European markets.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced it has completed a global distribution agreement with TRU Corp., a leader in the design, development and manufacture of custom, high performance RF/microwave interconnect solutions. TRU’s sophisticated, durable High Power cable assemblies provide power handling capabilities up to 6 times better than traditional RF assemblies.
New from the Engineering Division of Link Microtek is a series of waveguide switches that offer environmental sealing to IP65 standard, enabling them to operate reliably even when subjected to dusty or moist environmental conditions.
Cassidian, the defense and security division of EADS, has demonstrated, in a simulation study, the operational advantages of the Eurofighter’s future e-scan radar and has introduced the first pilots to the particular features of this technology.