Industry News

BAE Systems Demonstrate Guided Rocket

BAE Systems successfully launched a 2.75" laser guided rocket using a unique mid-body, fin-mounted, guidance system, scoring a "bull's-eye" hit on a small target more than three miles away from its launch point. The control test vehicle (CTV) was fired Sept. 29 at the Army's Yuma Proving Ground in...
Read More

BAE Systems C41SR Delivers First Skynet 5 Terminals

UK contractor BAE Systems Command, Control, Communications, Computing, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) has delivered the first batch of six Talon satellite communications terminals to Paradigm Secure Communications for eventual use in the UK's Skynet 5 military communications satellite system. In all, 15 such terminals will be acquired, with...
Read More

Philips Launches TPMS Chip Solution

In order to meet upcoming US 2004 legislation and a wider perceived global market, Netherlands contractor Royal Philips Electronics has launched a chip-based Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) that provides the automobile driver with measurements of individual tire pressures and notification of pressure/inflation problems as they arise. TPMS applications...
Read More

New Products

COMPONENTS Surface-mount Balun This miniaturized version of the company's 2.4 GHz Xinger-brand surface-mount balun has an insertion loss of 0.35 dB (max), making it an ideal companion for 802.11b and 802.11g access point and embedded WLAN chipsets. Other advantages include optimization for impedance matching and guaranteed phase and amplitude...
Read More

Around the Circuit

INDUSTRY NEWS Endwave Corp. has acquired certain wireless infrastructure assets of Signal Technology Corp. 's Wireless Group. The acquisition includes customer contracts, equipment, inventory, product designs and other intellectual property, and key personnel needed for the ongoing operation of the business unit. The purchase is expected to enhance Endwave's...
Read More