Orbital Micro Systems (OMS) scored a successful launch of the first weather observation satellite in its Global Environmental Monitoring System (GEMS) constellation, from the NASA Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Virginia. A D-Band microwave radiometer is the core sensor on the satellite.
Custom MMIC was the sole semiconductor supplier to receive BAE Systems’ distinguished Gold Supplier award for 2018. BAE Systems' Partner 2 Win supplier program conducts a comprehensive annual review of all key suppliers, recognizing suppliers providing outstanding support.
Harris Corp. has received a $243 million contract from Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) to provide fully digital navigation signals for the first two GPS III Follow-On (GPS IIIF) satellites–to deliver stronger signals, with greater operational flexibility.
In a move to expand its product portfolio and market position and a departure from its long RF history, Qorvo plans to acquire Active-Semi International, a private fabless supplier of programmable analog power solutions.
Pasternack, an Infinite Electronics brand, has released a new line of input-protected LNAs — with no damage up to +30 dBm CW input power. The LNAs are well-suited for radar, EW, military radios, wireless, satcom and test instrumentation.
Raytheon and Lockheed Martin are teaming to pursue the Spectrum Efficient National Surveillance Radar (SENSR) contract, intended to consolidate and modernize the surveillance and air traffic control (ATC) radar systems in the U.S.