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.
Knowles Capacitors released a new Wilkinson power divider from their Dielectric Laboratories (DLI) facility. It is designed to provide in phase power splitting or combining over a broad bandwidth in low power applications.
CRFS has entered an agreement with Metis Aerospace to supply RFeye® Nexus receivers for integration into Metis’s HYPERION system for high accuracy airborne and ground based mobile COMINT/SIGINT applications. HYPERION is a lightweight, compact and a cost-effective solution for most air platforms from small UAVs up to multi-mission manned platforms.