Crane Aerospace & Electronics, a segment of Crane Co., hosted a meeting and facility tour with Rep. Rick Larson, WA -02, on July 27 at the Lynnwood, WA site. Larsen was interested in learning more about Crane, Crane’s involvement in the community, and Crane’s opportunities and needs in the aerospace and defense industry, especially since Crane will be part of the newly-defined second district.
Gowanda Electronics, a designer and manufacturer of precision electronic components for RF and power applications, announced that the company recently achieved failure rate Level R for its MIL-PRF-39010 RF Inductors – ER10M Series and ER17S Series. These thru-hole series meet the military’s Qualified Product List (QPL) requirements for Established Reliability (ER). Such approval requires extensive testing for electrical, environmental, mechanical and thermal performance
API Technologies Corp. announced the promotion of Bel Lazar to the position of president and chief executive officer of API Technologies Corp., effective August 1, 2012. Brian Kahn, who previously held the positions of chairman and chief executive officer, will continue to serve as chairman of the board. Bel Lazar joined API on February 28, 2011 as president and chief operating officer.
AR Modular RF has received JITC certification for its KMW2030 tactical radio amplifier system (30 MHz to 512 MHz / 125 watts) when used with the Harris PRC-117G tactical radio. It has been previously certified for use with the PRC 117F and the PSC-5D. The KMW2030 was tested along with its associated low noise SATCOM pre-amp, the KMW2030P.
Boeing has received a $338.7 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to produce and launch a tenth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellite. The authorization includes production, launch site activities, initial orbital operations and checkout.
Cassidian has developed an airborne ground surveillance radar that, through use of the newest ultra-high-resolution radar technology, can monitor wide areas with stationary targets while detecting and tracking moving targets.
Northrop Grumman Corp.'s AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) system has been delivered to Surface Combat Systems Center (SCSC) Wallops Island in Eastern Virginia for the government to begin its first and second phases of Developmental Test (DT). The final phase of DT and the Operational Assessment for G/ATOR will be conducted in Yuma, Ariz.
Hittite Microwave Corp., a supplier of complete MMIC based solutions for communication and military markets, announces the expansion of its clocks and timing product portfolio to include a clock divider and delay management IC. The HMC988LP3E provides user selectable divider and phase adjust functions and offers best in class phase noise performance as well as rise and fall times.
Infineon Technologies has introduced its first power switching devices designed specifically for use in space and avionics applications. The new Radiation Hardened (RH) PowerMOS devices of the BUY25CSXX family are claimed to offer best-in-class performance to support design of energy-efficient power conditioning and power supply systems for space use.