RF Military Electronics News

  1. Peratech Working On ‘Nose In Clothes’ And Touch Technology For Wearable Electronics
    3/18/2013

    Peratech, the innovators in touch technology, is working with the London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London to develop wearable electronics that use Peratech's award-winning QTC sensors. This is a three and a half year PhD research project funded by an EPSRC ICASE award to explore the needs base and applications for wearable technology bringing together the expertise of industry and academe in a highly creative way.

  2. Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc. Introduces New 100W Linear X-Band GaN SSPA/BUC
    3/14/2013

    Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., a technology leader in high-power amplifier products for satellite communications (SATCOM), recently introduced a compact and highly efficient GaN-based amplifier for X-band MILSATCOM service. Model XTSLIN-100X-B1 features 100W of WGS linear power in a compact, rugged thirty-two pound package.

  3. Cobham Wins £16M Order For IED Detection Systems
    3/11/2013

    Cobham has been awarded a £16M order to supply NATO forces with leading-edge vehicle mounted Improvised Explosive Device (IED) detection equipment.

  4. Rogers To Show High Performance Circuit Materials For Satellite Communications Applications At Satellite 2013
    3/4/2013

    Rogers Corporation will be showcasing its high performance circuit materials for commercial and military satellite communications (satcom) electronic applications at the upcoming Satellite 2013 Exhibition.

  5. Lockheed Martin Powers On The First GPS III Satellite
    2/28/2013

    The Lockheed Martin team developing the U.S. Air Force’s next generation Global Positioning System III  satellites has turned on power to the system module of the program’s first spacecraft, designated GPS III Space Vehicle One (SV-1).

  6. Common Starting Point For Phased Array Programs May Save Billions, Years Off Development
    2/26/2013

    Phased radio frequency (RF) arrays use numerous small antennas to steer RF beams without mechanical movement (think radar without a spinning dish).  These electronics are invaluable for critical DoD applications such as radar, communications and electronic warfare.

  7. Radio Telescope, GPS Use Ionosphere To Detect Nuclear Tests
    2/19/2013

    U.S. Naval Research Laboratory radio astronomer, Joseph Helmboldt, Ph.D., and researchers at Ohio State University Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geodetic Engineering analyzed radio telescope interferometry and Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) data recorded of the ionosphere during one of the last underground nuclear explosions (UNEs) in the U.S., codenamed Hunters Trophy.

  8. General Dynamics’ Next Generation Tactical Mobile Router Brings High Bandwidth Applications To The Battlefield
    2/15/2013

    General Dynamics Canada has introduced its next-generation Tactical Mobile Router, the TMR 200, a compact, modular and flexible router that can be easily configured and integrated in a variety of platforms and wireless networks.

  9. Custom MMIC Introduces The CMD132P3 Ultra-Low Noise Amplifier
    2/13/2013

    Custom MMIC, a developer of performance-driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), is adding a new 5-11 GHz ultra-low noise amplifier to their growing line of high-quality products.

  10. Boeing Awarded US Air Force Contract To Continue GPS Modernization
    2/12/2013

    Boeing will continue modernizing the Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite constellation for up to five more years, extending the company's role in the vital military and civilian navigation network.