- Buyers Guide
Aerospace and Defense Channel
In-depth look at the connector and cable assembly market and technology trends as well as some noteworthy developments among manufacturers
Rogers Corp. will be highlighting two of its leading printed-circuit-board (PCB) laminate materials for commercial and military satellite-communications (satcom) electronic applications at the upcoming Satellite 2012 Exhibition.
DARPA released a broad-agency announcement for the Fixed Wireless at a Distance program.
Rohde & Schwarz has added new functionality to its R&S SMU200A vector signal generator: Equipped with the R&S SMU-K77 option, the R&S SMU200A simulates dynamic fading scenarios for testing military radiocommunications equipment. This makes it possible to verify the performance of military radios and optimize their hardware to enable smooth operation under harsh receiving conditions such as dynamic fading and multipath signal propagation.
RFMW Ltd. and MAST Technologies announced a worldwide distribution agreement effective October 3, 2011. MAST Technologies is a leading designer and manufacturer of RF absorbing materials. RFMW Ltd. is a specialized distributor providing customers and suppliers with focused distribution of RF and microwave components as well as specialized component-engineering support.
Northrop Grumman Corp.. has been awarded a cybersecurity task order by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to strengthen cybersecurity protections across all Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community networks by implementing the Host Based Security System (HBSS) as part of the DoD Information Assurance and Computer Network Defense contract.
L-3 Communications announced that its Warrior Systems – Insight Technology unit has been awarded a $50 million firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contract for Binocular Night Vision Devices (BNVD) for use by the U.S. Special Operations Command.
Harris Corp. has received a $51 million order from the Government of Iraq to provide high-performance tactical communication solutions for a range of security missions.
A prototype of a new radar system developed by a Lockheed Martin-led team is now tracking orbiting space objects, bringing the U.S. Air Force’s Space Fence program one step closer to revolutionizing our nation’s space situational awareness.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. announced that its Herley EW Simulation Technology Ltd. (EWST) subsidiary has received a single award contract valued at $9.4 million from an international customer for the supply of two of Herley EWST's highly successful RSS8000 Radar Threat Simulator products. The RSS8000 systems will augment a previously supplied RSS8000 system for this certain international customer's aircraft program.