Ted Rappaport, founding director of NYU WIRELESS and a leading proponent of using the millimeter wave spectrum for wireless communications, discusses the FCC's recent rulemaking actions and technology developments that are paving the way to 5G.
Mercury Systems Inc., announced that its Mercury Defense Systems subsidiary recently received a $1.2 million order from a leading international aerospace and defense company for radar environment simulation equipment to support European Fighter Aircraft (EFA).
L-3 Southern California Microwave announced that it has been selected by Lockheed Martin’s Mission Systems and Training (LM MST) business to provide its MICRO Secure Digital Data Link (MICRO SDDL) as the secure command & control and ISR communications backbone for the U.K. Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) digital Desert Hawk III DDL small unmanned aircraft system (SUAS) platform.
API Technologies Corp., a leading provider of high performance RF/microwave, power and security solutions for high-reliability applications, has added the APPREG2 to its line of radiation-hardened (rad-hard) power management products.
The European Space Agency has awarded Arralis a contract to deliver a 94 GHz radar chipset with space end-use applications, such as unmanned landing of spacecraft and to identify and avoid space debris.
The UK Ministry of Defence has awarded a contract to a Finmeccanica - Selex ES led team which will enable the introduction of a new Mode 5 Identification Friend or Foe standard across a range of UK Armed Forces’ land, sea and air platforms.
Morgan Advanced Materials (Morgan) announces that survivability solutions offered by its composites and defence systems business are being used in customized armored composite crew compartments, ideal for reconnaissance, tactical and special forces vehicles.
The European Eurofighter consortium, which produces the Typhoon fighter, and NETMA have signed a €1 billion contract to develop the electronically scanned Captor-E radar for the Typhoon. For Finmeccanica the contract will represent an order value of more than €400 million.
API Technologies Corp., a leading provider of high performance RF/microwave, power and security solutions for high-reliability applications, announced that it has received a follow-on order for $1.3 million to provide microwave modules for the latest generation radar.
Advantech Wireless, a privately-held Canadian corporation and manufacturer of satellite, RF equipment and microwave systems announced the release of the new 2500-G Series 100W Ku-Band GaN technology based airborne grade SSPB/BUC designed to meet stringent commercial airborne specifications.
The U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin have delivered the third Mobile User Objective System(MUOS) spacecraft to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., where it will be prepared for a January 2015 liftoff aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas Vrocket.