Aerospace and Defense Channel

Freescale releases its first 11 RF power products suitable for U.S.-based defense market applications

Freescale Semiconductor, a global leader in radio frequency (RF) power transistors, announced the availability of 11 new commercial RF power LDMOS products that can meet the requirements of U.S. defense  electronics applications. This is the first set of products released as part of the company’s strategic defense initiatives for its RF power business, announced in June 2013.


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Raytheon continues to drive GaN evolution through cutting edge innovation

Aerospace & Defense

Raytheon Co. announced today that under the DARPA Microsystems Technology Office (MTO) Wide Bandgap Semiconductor Program, the company has systematically matured Gallium Nitride (GaN) from basic material to transistors, Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits (MMICs), Transmit/Receive (T/R) Modules and finally Transmit/Receive Integrated Multichannel Modules (TRIMMs), enabling game changing system performance for the DoD.  


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Taking Directed Energy Systems to the Battlefield

RF- versus Laser-based Systems
Strategy Analytics ADS service attended the IQPC Directed Energy Systems 2014 event to catch an update on the progress that Directed Energy Systems (DES) are making from laboratory concepts to workable solutions that can form a realistic addition to existing weapon system arsenals. The use of technology can have a direct impact on the force effectiveness and reducing casualties, and directed energy systems arguably represent the current leading edge of science and technology in the military domain comprising use of the electromagnetic spectrum across RF-based and laser-based technology solutions.
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