Finmeccanica Security & Information Systems Division has signed a contract to replace the old air traffic control radars at 12 major Canadian airports including Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Vancouver and Calgary.
Smart Equipment Technology (SET), a leading supplier in high accuracy die-to-die and die-to-wafer bonders, announced its participation in the 3D integration consortium of IRT Nanoelec, which is headed by CEA-Leti. SET joins Leti, STMicroelectronics and Mentor Graphics to develop advanced 3D die-to-wafer stacking technologies, using direct copper-to-copper bonding.
Spectrum has released the single channel M4i.6630-x8 and dual channel M4i.6631-x8 arbitrary waveform generators cards capable of outputting electronic signals at rates of up to 1.25 GS/s with 16-bit vertical resolution.
Anaren Inc. announced it has received a $7 million contract award from Airbus Defence and Space for an advanced beam forming assembly to be deployed on the Eutelsat Quantum Satellite program, which Airbus Defence and Space is developing for Eutelsat, as part of a Public-Private funded partnership with the European Space Agency.
Cobham Wireless, a global leader in the provision of advanced wireless coverage and mobile communication systems, has announced that the industry-standard TM500 network test system now supports the validation of 4G networks and base stations using carrier aggregation of up to five individual component carriers (5CC).
Airbus Defense and Space Inc. has developed a Counter-UAV System which detects illicit intrusions of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) over critical areas at long ranges and offers electronic countermeasures minimizing the risk of collateral damage. The system is on display through January 9 at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada in Tech South Hall 2, booth No. 25500.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the Office of Naval Research have awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. the third phase of the Tern unmanned systems program. Phase three plans to include final design, fabrication and a full-scale, at-sea demonstration of the system.