Aerospace and Defense Channel

Raytheon to Advance Gallium Nitride Technology

The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory and the Office of the Secretary of Defense have awarded Raytheon Co. a $14.9 million contract to further enhance its process for producing gallium nitride-based semiconductors. The new agreement aims to increase the performance, yield and reliability of Raytheon GaN-based, wideband, monolithic, microwave-integrated circuits and circulator components.

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Anokiwave Inc. Names Vincent Pelliccia VP, Business Development

Anokiwave Inc., an innovative company providing highly integrated IC solutions for mmW markets and active antenna based solutions, announced the appointment of Vincent E. Pelliccia as vice president, business development. This appointment comes at a strategic time for Anokiwave with tremendous opportunities to grow its business into the rapidly developing mmW 5G, radar, satcom and stratellite markets.

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Infineon Moves Toward Supporting the Defense Sector with Wolfspeed Purchase

On July 14, 2016, Infineon Technologies AG and Cree, Inc. that the two companies had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Wolfspeed Power and RF division (“Wolfspeed”) of Cree. The deal also includes the related SiC wafer substrate business for power and RF power and moves Infineon into a greater role in the defense business.

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