A line of modular, highly reliable, solid-state systems for upgrading virtually all military and commercial radar transmitters with vacuum electron devices (VEDs) is available from Diversified Technologies Inc. of Bedford, MA.
Cobham has been awarded a $31.7 million contract from the U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to manufacture the AN/ALQ-99 Low Band Transmitter-Antenna Group for Navy and Marine Corps EA-6B and EA-18G electronic warfare aircraft. The contract funds the sixth full-rate production lot, and includes the first installment of two-part procurement for a Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to undisclosed customers.
Harris Corp. has been awarded an $85 million IDIQ contract to provide the U.S. Air Force with Falcon multiband manpack tactical radios and accessories. Harris also received initial delivery orders of $33 million.
Boeing has developed an advanced method to test wireless signals in airplane cabins, making it possible for passengers to enjoy more reliable connectivity when using networked personal electronic devices in the air.