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Ducommun Opens Manufacturing Facility in Thailand

Ducommun Inc. announced that its Ducommun Technologies Inc. (DTI) subsidiary has opened and begun production in its new manufacturing facility in Thailand. Initial production supports DTI’s high performance and high reliability commercial microwave switches to service the growing demands in the US and other international markets. The facility is...
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Paratek Selects Gennum’s BST Capacitor Chip

Gennum Corp. , a leader in volume manufacturing of Barium Strontium Titanate (BST) capacitor chips, announced that Paratek Microwave Inc. , a leader in the design of radio frequency (RF) solutions, has selected Gennum's manufacturing process for its proprietary products geared towards the RF markets. The primary application for...
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TriQuint Semiconductor Wins Navy Contract

TriQuint Semiconductor , a supplier of microwave and millimeter-wave products for the defense industry and RF front-end modules for wireless handsets, announced that the Office of Naval Research (ONR) has awarded TriQuint a 20-month, $3.1 M contract to improve manufacturing methods of producing high power, high voltage S-band gallium...
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Radio Waves Partners with Eupen Cable

Radio Waves Inc. has announced that they are partnering with Eupen Cable to supply its customers with Eupen Elliptical Waveguide. Radio Waves customers can source microwave antennas and elliptical waveguide as a single package from Radio Waves and have one source for ordering and support. Karl Audenaerde, vice president...
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Ericsson Expands GSM Network in Vietnam

Deal includes core network nodes, radio base stations, and MW transmission
Viettel, said to be the fastest growing mobile network operator in Vietnam, has signed a GSM network expansion contract with Ericsson to extend its coverage in rural areas of Vietnam and increase its capacity in the large metropolitan areas of Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Danang. Under the...
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SELEX Establishes UAV Centre of Excellence

Specialized facility to offer systems integration, full range of cutting-edge sensors for UAVs
SELEX Sensors & Airborne Systems, a Finmeccanica company, formed by SELEX S&AS in the UK and Galileo Avionica in Italy, has signed a letter of intent with the Welsh Assembly Government (WAG) aimed at establishing a prime contracting Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) centre of excellence at ParcAberporth in Wales....
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RFMD Supports Mobile Device with Chipset and SoC Solution

RFMD ® announced that its two-placement linear EDGE chipset and Bluetooth ® system-on-chip (SoC) solution support a recently announced, EDGE-enabled mobile device powered by Danger Inc. and manufactured by Sharp Corp. The highly anticipated, multi-function device, which leverages Danger's advanced software service platform and Sharp's hardware design capabilities, is...
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