The office for Civil Protection in South Tyrol has awarded Airbus Defence and Space and its Austrian partner company, Centre Communications Systems, an extension contract for the Tetra radio communication network in South Tyrol, Italy.
L-3 Communications announced that it acquired the assets of MITEQ, Inc. on January 21, 2015 for $41 million, subject to customary adjustments. The business will be combined with L-3’s Narda Microwave-East business located in Hauppauge, N.Y., and the new organization will be called L-3 Narda-Miteq.
Thales Alenia Space has been selected by the European Space Agency for one of the three phase B1 studies of the PLAnetary Transits and Oscillation of stars program, part of ESA's Cosmic Vision 2015-25.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (“MACOM”), a leading supplier of high performance RF, microwave, millimeter wave and photonic products, introduced a high linearity 4 W power amplifier, ideally suited for Ka-Band high data density satellite communications.
Gowanda Electronics recently achieved qualification to the military’s MIL-PRF-83446 specification for its MLRF0603 and MLRF0805 series of RF surface mount wirewound coil, ceramic core chip inductors with tin/lead terminations.
Mercury Systems Inc., a leading high-tech commercial provider of more affordable secure and sensor processing subsystems powering today's critical defense and intelligence applications, announced it received a $4.3 million follow-on order from a leading defense prime contractor for high performance signal processing subsystems for a ship-borne radar application.
Mercury Systems, Inc., a leading high-tech commercial provider of more affordable secure and sensor processing subsystems powering today’s critical defense and intelligence applications, announced it received a $2.3 million order from a leading defense prime contractor for high-performance digital signal processing modules for use in a signals intelligence (SIGINT) application.
For decades, spectrum analyzers have been used to develop and characterize radar and electronic (EW) warfare systems. However, traditional swept measurements are rapidly becoming insufficient because most modern radar systems are adaptive. Learn about methods for monitoring EW scenarios, identifying unwanted events in the transmitted waveform, and accurately measuring found signals.Ã?Â
This White Paper provides a view on radar waveforms for Aerospace and Defence and commercial radar systems. Waveforms such as pulse and pulse-Doppler signal, continuous wave and frequency shift keying waveforms are described. It also shows continuous waveform trends designed for specific needs and application differences of continuous wave radar compared to pulse radar systems.
The Defense Industry is facing many challenges. From shrinking budgets to Better Buying Power 2.0 to increased competition for program wins. And, for applications that rely on RF and microwave technologies, the supply base is highly fragmented resulting in increased costs and risks for prime contractors. Mercury is pioneering open architectures for RF/Microwave solutions and has implemented a concept around Advanced Microelectronics Centers (AMC) to provide the design, manufacturing and testing capabilities needed to deliver on key program needs. This whitepaper discusses why open architectures will be a game changer in RF/Microwave and what makes the AMCs unique and relevant.
This application note describes typical satellite applications that require power measurements and recommends power measurement solutions. It also explains how these solutions can help simplify your work, and improve accuracy, reliability and test coverage. Also covered are new sensor functions such as built-in Gamma and S-parameter corrections and real time measurement uncertainty calculations for improved accuracy.
This application note provides an overview of field testing radar systems and Line Replaceable Units (LRU) using high-performanceÃ?Â FieldFox combination analyzers having multiple measurement modes including a peak power analyzer, vector network analyzer, spectrum analyzer and vector voltmeter. This application note will show several measurement examples of pulsed and secondary radar signals and also reviews the basics ofÃ?Â monopulse radar.