Newsletter | January 25, 2022

01.25.22 -- Spotlight on Military, Defense & Aerospace Solutions

 
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Spotlight On Military, Defense & Aerospace Solutions
The Basics Of Military EMC Testing

Although the onus is not on the EMC test engineers and test laboratories to make the decisions on test levels, limits, and requirements, they are still required to identify test specifications and define test procedures, as well as perform the tests. 

Improving The Capabilities Of Cognitive Radar & EW Systems

This application note addresses the challenges that mode-agile or wartime reserve mode (WARM) radar and electromagnetic warfare (EW) threat emitters pose, as well as the architecture of cognitive artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) systems and how they deliver effective RF countermeasures.

Behind The Scenes: Perseverance Rover’s “Seven Minutes Of Terror”

Go behind the scenes of NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover, which landed on the Jezero Crater on Feb. 18, 2021.

A Custom Approach To Large Capacitor Assembly

Achieving high capacitance means going big. But how do you do that while still maximizing board space? At Knowles Precision Devices, we’ve developed a new method for building customizable large capacitor assemblies that capitalize on the vertical space above the circuit board.

Unique mmWave Designs And Customized Products For Satcom, Radar, EW, And ECM Systems

Systems operating in the Ka-band, Q-band, and other high-frequency bands present more significant SWaP-C challenges than systems operating at lower frequencies, demanding more expertise from component designers.

Communication Is Key: Range Extension For UAVs

Technology continues to be the catalyst of human evolution, from the stick and stone to unmanned arial vehicles (UAVs). Often taken for granted, that pocket watch collecting dust on the shelf has a story to tell. It took thousands of years before humans had the luxury of tracking time with ease.

Industry Insights
Design And Analysis Of A Proximity Fuse Antenna For An Air Defense Missile

Air defense missiles typically require a proximity fuse, priming the missile warhead to detonate when the missile is close enough to the target. One of the ways that such a proximity fuse can be implemented is with a small radar that is used in short-range low-power mode. 

LTCC Mixer For Instrumentation & Military Applications

This application note discusses the features and capabilities of the high-performance SIM-U742MH+ mixer from Mini-Circuits and how it is designed for the best instrumentation and transmitter performance.

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Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA)
 

This SOSA e-book holds a compilation of technical articles regarding the Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA). SOSA is chartered with creating a common framework for transitioning sensor systems to an open systems architecture. 

Featured Products And Resources
Digitally Tunable HP/LP Filter (2 GHz To 18 GHz): ADMV8818

The ADMV8818 from Analog Devices is a fully monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) featuring a digitally selectable frequency of operation. Applications include test and measurement equipment, military radar, electronic warfare, and electronic countermeasures, satellite communications, and space industrial and medical equipment.

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Analog Devices
Directional Coupler: 102050006

KRYTAR’s directional couplers are uniquely designed for systems applications where external leveling, precise monitoring, signal mixing, or swept transmission and reflection measurements are required. KRYTAR’s latest addition, Model 10205006, enhances the selection of multipurpose stripline designs that exhibit excellent coupling over an ultra-broadband frequency range of 2.0 to 50 GHz in a single compact and lightweight package.

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Krytar
Hermetically Sealed Broadband Low-Noise Amplifiers For High-Reliability Space And Military Applications: SKYH22002

Skyworks offers the SKYH22002 ultra-broadband hermetically sealed low-noise amplifier with superior gain flatness and exceptional linearity. Ideal applications include L, S, and C-band communications, radar and weather satellites, test and measurement, extreme industrial and medical equipment, and aerospace and defense applications.

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Skyworks Solutions, Inc.
Shielding Effectiveness Antenna Kit: AK-285R, AK-285T

These Shielding Effectiveness Kits are a portable and economical approach to having all the antennas required for most shielding effectiveness testing.

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A.H. Systems
Tactical Booster Amplifier With MUOS Support: AR-50M

AR Modular RF's Model AR-50 is a portable, lightweight, RF sensing, band-switching RF booster amplifier for multi-band operation compatible with VHF/UHF/LOS/SATCOM tactical radio equipment supporting legacy, proprietary, and emerging waveforms with optional full-duplex support for MUOS.

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AR Modular RF
Solid State High-Power RF And Microwave Amplifiers

Empower RF Systems offers their latest catalog with updates on available amplifier technology. The brochure provides a corporate overview and describes capabilities, features, and benefits of their three major product lines: modules, air cooled rack mount systems, and liquid cooled scalable racks.

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Empower RF Systems, Inc.
Military Radar Products

Communications & Power Industries’ military radar products are found in militaries around the globe. These products are integral to the protection of war´Čüghters worldwide by providing consistently reliable components for airborne, shipboard, ground, and decoy applications.

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Communications & Power Industries