In this article we review some of the key defense industry news as the second quarter of 2015 comes to a close, covering radar, electronic warfare, weapons systems and communications. We also look enabling technology related news as well as discussing business event, product announcements, milestones and contract activity.
Bird Technologies introduced the Channel Power Monitor, a compact rack-mount system that in conjunction with Bird sensors monitors each radio, power combiner, transmission line, and antenna in an analog or digital land-mobile radio system operating between 144 and 960 MHz.
Haigh-Farr, a world leader in the design, development and manufacturing of integrated antennas for defense, space and commercial applications, increases its in-house environmental testing capabilities with the construction of a dedicated facility adjacent to its existing building.
Anaren Inc., a world leader in high-frequency technology deployed in space, defense, wireless infrastructure and Internet of Things (IoT) applications, has named David E. Kopf as the new president of the company’s Space & Defense Group, effective June 29, 2015.
Comtech PST proudly introduces another new Gallium Nitride (GaN) amplifier for X-Band applications. This class AB linear design operates over the full 9 to 10 GHz frequency range and is ideal for use in Phase Array Radar applications, as a TWT replacement or for a microwave communication link.
Mercury Systems Inc., a leading high-tech commercial provider of more affordable secure and sensor processing subsystems powering today’s critical defense and intelligence applications, announced it received a $10.6 million in orders from a leading defense prime contractor to provide radar subsystems and related digital processing technologies for a missile defense application.
Data Link Solutions (DLS), a joint venture between BAE Systems and Rockwell Collins, has been awarded a $478.6 million contract from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) for the production, development and sustainment of MIDS JTRS terminals.
Cobham AvComm, formerly a division of Aeroflex and manufacturer of advanced test solutions for military and commercial aviation, along with military and commercial radio test solutions, is proud to announce the selection of Integrated Procurement Technologies (IPT) as a Global Stocking Distributor Partner.