Aerospace and Defense Channel

Outlining Prospects for RF Technologies from the Defense Sector

 Strategy Analytics was at CS International 2015 last week, held in Frankfurt, Germany. Eric Higham, Director of Strategy Analytics’ Advanced Semiconductor Applications (ASA) service kicked off proceedings with insights into the challenges and prospects for GaAs and other RF technologies as increasing data consumption translates to ever more sophisticated cellular terminal front-ends.  

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Gain Block: TGA3504-SM

RFMW Ltd. announces design and sales support for the TGA3504-SM, 2 to 30GHz Gain Block from TriQuint (Qorvo). The TGA3504-SM offers 8 dBm of output P1 dB with a corresponding small signal gain of up to 11.5 dB. Output third order intercept is >17 dBm. Wideband performance of the TGA3504-SM supports multiple applications such as Electronic Warfare (EW), military and commercial radar and military or commercial communication systems.

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Mercury Systems receives $3.1 million in orders for radar subsystems

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 $3.1 million in follow-on orders from a leading defense prime contractor for radar subsystems for a missile defense application. The orders were booked in the company’s fiscal 2015 third quarter and are expected to be shipped over the next several quarters.

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