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Mercury Systems Inc., a best-of- breed provider of commercially developed, open sensor and big data processing systems for critical commercial, defense and intelligence applications, confirmed it had received $6.9 million in follow-on orders from Lockheed Martin for high performance signal processing subsystems as part of the U.S. Navy’s Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) upgrade program.
TMD Technologies Ltd., an innovative leader in microwave technology, has opened a US subsidiary and appointed Mike Farley as its CEO. Based in Baltimore, MD, TMD Technologies LLC will offer a significant benefit to U.S. customers, bringing local technical support, dealing with export compliance and handling classified interchanges.
RFMW Ltd. announces design and sales support for TriQuint Semiconductor’sTGF2025 high efficiency heterojunction power FET. This discrete device utilizes TriQuint’s proven standard 0.25um power pHEMT production process featuring advanced techniques to optimize microwave power and efficiency at high drain bias operating conditions.
EMC Technology, a Smiths Microwave business, introduces the new 42UW series of high performance coaxial fixed attenuators, manufactured to meet the environmental requirements of MIL-DLT-3933. These coaxial attenuators offer superior attenuation accuracy and VSWR, with extended broadband frequency operation from DC to 26 GHz.
According to Euroconsult’s newly released strategic review, Prospects for In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity, the global in-flight connectivity market is expected to grow over the next 10 years, with over 12,000 commercial and 16,000 business airplanes to provide in-flight connectivity to passengers by 2022. With a take-up rate of less than 5 percent, in-flight connectivity services generated less than $300 million in revenue from airline passengers last year. The market is expected to grow to $1.3 billion by 2022.
Lark offers a full line of ultra-thin filters for commercial and military markets. Lark’s new ultra-thin package offers superior performance in less than 0.09” high package with low insertion loss and ultimate rejection levels of 60 dB while maintaining better than 1.5:1 VSWR. Units are lightweight and ruggedized for today’s AIR, SEA & LAND applications.
A line of modular, highly reliable, solid-state systems for upgrading virtually all military and commercial radar transmitters with vacuum electron devices (VEDs) is available from Diversified Technologies Inc. of Bedford, MA.
RFMW Ltd. and EMC Technology/Florida RF Labs, a Smiths Interconnect business, announced a distribution agreement effective June 13, 2012 adding Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) to franchised RFMW territories. EMC Technology/Florida RF Labs is an internationally recognized leader in the development and manufacture of high quality thin film microwave resistive products, high reliability RF and microwave coaxial cable assemblies and high performance couplers for military, space and commercial applications.
Boeing shipped the third of 12 GPS IIF satellites for the U.S. Air Force from the company's Satellite Development Center in El Segundo to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL, aboard a Boeing-built C-17 Globemaster III airlifter.
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