RFMD and TriQuint announced plans to merge operations creating a company that will surpass the current market leader, Skyworks, in the supply of advanced semiconductor products. RFMD and TriQuint announced a definitive merger agreement on February 24th under which the companies will combine in an all-stock transaction. What effect does this have on the defense business?
Budgets, the changing operational picture and training will be the three pillars for future airborne ISR as it increasingly converges with AEW/C2BM operations. The Strategy Analytics Advanced Defense Systems (ADS) service report, “Three Pillars for Future Airborne ISR / AEW-C2BM” examines the factors that will influence future airborne ISR/AEW-C2BM operations and the associated market opportunity for platform manufacturers and the supporting supply chain.
In announcing the new Outdoor Weatherproof Housing, AtlanTecRF makes available its full range of loop test translators and other satcom and test equipment for installation directly to antenna mounts and similar structures.
Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services and Rockwell Collins, a pioneer in communications, aviation electronics and information management, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to make Rockwell Collins a Value Added Reseller (VAR) of GX Aviation Ka-broadband service.
Harris Corp., an international communications and information technology company, has received $49 million in orders to provide a nation in Asia with enhanced tactical communications and field support.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. announced that its New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., received follow-on orders totaling $3.7 million for broadband, solid-state, high-power RF microwave amplifier systems from an international OEM.
The demonstrator radar developed by Indra for detecting objects in space has successfully passed the validation tests performed within the European Space Agency's Space Situational Awareness (SSA) preparation programme.
Pre-launch preparations for the Sentinel-1A satellite, carrying an Airbus Defence and Space built radar instrument, are in full swing at Europe´s Kourou Spaceport in French Guiana. The satellite will mark a new era of Earth observation.