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.
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduced a new TANTAMOUNT® Hi-Rel COTS series of surface-mount solid tantalum chip capacitors for military and avionics applications. The industry's first such devices to feature a metal case and hermetic sealing to meet the requirements of MIL-STD-202, Method 112, Condition A, the Vishay Sprague T25 series offers low ESR down to 180 mΩ at +25 °C and 100 kHz and is available with surge current testing options in accordance with MIL-PRF-55365.
MtronPTI, a leader in precision frequency and spectrum control solutions for aerospace, defense, Internet, instrumentation and industrial markets announced their second product line expansion in two months: introducing a full line of solid state RF power amplifiers. MtronPTI’s new products use state-of-the-art GaN, LDMOS, GaAs FET and chip-and-wire technologies complementary to their current RF & microwave filter products.
UltraSource, Inc. (USI), manufacturer of custom ceramic thin film proudly announces their achievement of AS9100 Rev C Certification. AS9100 is an internationally recognized quality management system standard specific to aerospace, aviation and defense industries.
Rosetta, a space probe from ESA successfully deployed the Philae lander on the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, with leading European companies including HUBER+SUHNER, e2v and Terma contributing to the success.
Crane Aerospace & Electronics, Power Solutions, will be supplying ELDEC® Power Conditioning Modules (PCM) to provide flight critical and reliable power management and conversion for the Honeywell Flight Control Electronics (FCE) supplied to COMAC.