Inmarsat announced that Alcatel-Lucent has become a technology partner for the development of a new, fully integrated telecommunications network to deliver high-speed broadband services to commercial and business aviation passengers across the European Union.
Link Microtek has enhanced its in-house laboratory with a new calibration facility specifically created for the latest Nardalert S3 range of EMF safety monitors, which are manufactured by Narda Safety Test Solutions.
The November meeting of the ARMMS RF & Microwave Society was attended by the highest number of delegates for an autumn conference since it’s founding over 30 years ago, while the range covered by the presentations spanned VHF crystals and amplifiers for air traffic control to 325 GHz waveguide fabrication techniques.
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.
STMicroelectronics announced its Open.MEMS program to boost time-to-development with quick and easy single-node evaluation licensing, which went live on November 11, 2014, and will be expanded regularly with additional low-level drivers, middleware/libraries and application-layer code.
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.