Exelis has received orders valued at $7.6 million from ADS, Inc. on behalf of the U.S. Department of Defense through the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Tailored Logistics Support (TLS) program to provide mission command on-the-move systems. The systems will be used for undisclosed worldwide deployments. Called Global Network on the Move-Active Distribution, or GNOMAD, the system provides a broadband, satellite communication (SATCOM) on-the-move (SOTM) networked command and control connectivity.
API Technologies Corp., a leading provider of high performance RF, microwave, millimeter wave solutions, announced that its Quad Transmit Receive Modules (QTRMs), part of the company’s Active Antenna Array Unit (AAAU) solution for AESA radar, is now available as a stand-alone module. API’s QTRMs offer the industry’s first stackable building block solution for E-Scan (electronically scanned) radar.
X-COM Systems LLC, a subsidiary of Bird Technologies, introduced the IQC91000A, the only RF and microwave signal recording and playback system that can capture, digitize, and store up to 1000 MHz of the electromagnetic spectrum in real time without gaps and missed signal events within any frequency range from 500 MHz to 18 GHz with 50 dB of spurious-free dynamic range, the highest in the industry.
TE Connectivity is bringing its expertise to military and aerospace markets in the form of moldable composites and selective metallization. TE is delivering antennas that are smaller and lighter, and offer higher performance and increased functionality in flight and ground applications.
Defense is the best form of attack for GaN as shown in Strategy Analytics’ latest forecasts outlining the RF market opportunity for a technology that has been on the cusp of breaking into the semiconductor mainstream for the past several years. The GaN RF Market Update: 2014 - 2019 forecast and associated data model, forecasts a CAGR of more than 20% translating into a market worth more than $500 million in 2019.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc., a leading supplier of high-performance analog RF, microwave, millimeter wave and photonic semiconductor products,introduced the MASW-011055, a high power PIN diode SP2T switch with industry leading linearity in common anode configuration, operating over the 0.03 to 3 GHz frequency range.
Quintech Electronics and Communications, a leading manufacturer of RF signal management and transmission equipment, will unveil its XTREME 256 Matrix, a next-generation L-Band Matrix switch that radically reduces satellite earth station energy, space and cabling requirements at SATELLITE 2015, March 16-19, in Washington, D.C.
The European Space Agency has awarded Roke Manor Research Ltd. and its partners, the University of Strathclyde and SCISYS, a contract to support the SysNova initiative for the development of new technologies in the space field.