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Gaas Labs acquires Nitronex Corp.

Gaas Labs LLC, a private investment fund targeting the communications semiconductor market led by industry veteran John Ocampo, announced that it has acquired privately-held Nitronex Corp., an innovative leader in the design and manufacture of gallium nitride (GaN) based RF solutions for high performance applications in the defense, communications, cable TV, and industrial & scientific markets.

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Raytheon's vehicular soldier radio system links 37 different types of U.S., coalition radios

Raytheon Co. has connected 37 different types of radios from U.S. military and coalition partners on its vehicular soldier radio system while providing a robust and integrated backbone for on-the-move tactical communications. The system, featuring Raytheon's Next Generation Mobile Ad hoc Network Waveform (NMW), will be tested at the next phase of the U.S. Army's Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) in both lab and field environments this fall.

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API Technologies receives $2.4 M order to provide engineered solutions for major defense program

API Technologies Corp., a trusted provider of RF/microwave, microelectronics, and security solutions for critical and high-reliability applications, announced that it has received a $2.4 million order to provide the manufacture and test of a shipboard defensive subsystem capable of tracking and targeting multiple low horizon threats that will support a major national defense program.

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Cobham NetNodeIS – the safe path for critical communications

The NetNodeIS, Intrinsically Safe, is the latest adaptation of Cobham’s world-leading COFDM (Coded Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing) wireless communications product range. Developed specifically for deployment in underground coal mines, the system can remain active and uninterrupted even when an explosive atmosphere has been detected, leading to improved production efficiency and miner safety.

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