Custom MMIC was the only MMIC supplier to receive Raytheon’s Five Star Supplier Excellence Award for 2018, awarded by Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) business. The Five Star recognition is the highest a Raytheon IDS supplier can achieve, and Custom MMIC was one of 16 companies selected. This was the third consecutive year Custom MMIC was named a top supplier by Raytheon.
Nano Dimension Ltd. announced it has received a grant approval from the Israel Innovation Authority for developing hardware, in cooperation with Harris Corp., that will fly on the International Space Station (ISS) and communicate with Harris’ ground based satellite tracking station in Florida.
Northrop Grumman Corp. (NGC), in partnership with the Air Force Research Laboratory Sensors Directorate, demonstrated the first SDR-based, M-code enabled GPS receiver on production-capable hardware during a recent flight test.
Leonardo DRS Inc. announced that it has been awarded a contract worth up to $977 million by the Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, to provide the USSOCOM worldwide SATCOM and support for its headquarters, components and major subordinate units operating around the world.
A dual-channel Ka-Band microwave rotary joint designed and produced by Link Microtek is playing a crucial role within a new stabilised antenna platform developed by Italian firm ADS International S.r.l. for high-end SOTM applications.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. announced that the KDRSS Division has been awarded a $2.2 million base contract, $4.9 million total contract value with options, to develop and demonstrate a THREAT system for the TRMC T&E S&T and the U.S. Army PEO STRI in Orlando, Fla.
At the SATELLITE 2019 conference in Washington, D.C., I recorded this interview with Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications. Desch was named the 2018 Satellite Executive of the Year, recognizing the $3 billion Iridium satellite upgrade.
Mercury Systems Inc. announced it received a $2.1 million order from a leading defense prime contractor for custom-engineered RF amplifiers delivering industry-leading performance required for an advanced naval electronic support program.