Northrop Grumman's APG-83 SABR was competitively selected by Lockheed Martin for the F-16 radar modernization program to support U.S. and Taiwan Air Force F-16 upgrade programs. Within 16 months of the contract award, the company successfully completed all design reviews and delivered the first engineering, manufacturing and development (EMD) radar to Lockheed Martin.
Analog Devices, Inc. announced an integrated direct conversion receiver development platform for radar systems where reduced size, weight and power (SWaP) implementation is critical. The new AD-FMCOMMS6-EBZ platform is a 400 MHz to 4.4 GHz receiver (1350 to 1650 MHz with installed filters) supporting the key L- and S-band frequency radar bands.
Fractal Antenna Systems, Inc. announced it has received a second patent notice of allowance (NOA) on invisibility cloaks. Upon issuance the new patent will secure rights on methods to make cloaks, fractal resonator (metamaterial) systems and cloaks of different shapes, among other claims. The new patent will further expand the firm’s pioneering and proprietary position in the emerging and fascinating world of making things disappear.
TE Connectivity, a world leader in connectivity, announced the official opening of its TE Wearables Lab in Menlo Park, Calif. Exclusively focused on wearable technologies across consumer, medical, industrial and defense businesses, the lab serves as a collaboration center for TE's team of engineers, scientists and its customers throughout the design process.
Mercury Systems Inc., announced that its Mercury Defense Systems subsidiary recently received a $1.2 million order from a leading international aerospace and defense company for radar environment simulation equipment to support European Fighter Aircraft (EFA).
L-3 Southern California Microwave announced that it has been selected by Lockheed Martin’s Mission Systems and Training (LM MST) business to provide its MICRO Secure Digital Data Link (MICRO SDDL) as the secure command & control and ISR communications backbone for the U.K. Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) digital Desert Hawk III DDL small unmanned aircraft system (SUAS) platform.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, announced its acceptance as a technical committee member on the Automotive Electronics Council (AEC). The AEC provides common part-qualification and quality-system standards for the automotive electronics industry.