RF Military Electronics News

  1. Congested Frequencies: How To Improve Bandwidth Access For Military And Commercial Use
    2/8/2013

    Military radars, military communications networks, and commercial communications networks all require increasing amounts of limited radio frequency spectrum.

  2. New DARPA Program Seeks Performers For Transient Electronics Demonstration
    1/28/2013

    The sophisticated electronics used by warfighters in everything from radios, remote sensors and even phones can now be made at such a low cost that they are pervasive throughout the battlefield.

  3. U.S. Army Orders MUOS Upgrade For AN/PRC-155 Manpack Radios From General Dynamics
    1/24/2013

    The U.S. Army ordered kits in December to upgrade 100 Handheld, Manpack, Small Form Fit (HMS) AN/PRC-155 two-channel Manpack radios to enable them to communicate with the military’s Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite communications system.

  4. New Harris Corporation Power Amplifier Extends Applications For Wideband Networks
    1/22/2013

    Harris' new UL-Band power amplifier combines with the Falcon III AN/PRC-117G to provide continuous UHF and L-Band frequency coverage from 225 MHz to 2 GHz. The Department of Defense concentrates data transmission in the 225 to 450 MHz range, reducing the spectrum amount available in this frequency band.

  5. MULTIGIG RT 2-R Connector Delivers Quad-Redundant Contact System
    1/17/2013

    TE Connectivity (TE) announces the new MULTIGIG RT 2-R connector. This rugged, lightweight and high-speed board-to-board interconnect is compliant to VITA 46, including backward compatibility with all existing VITA 46 daughter cards, and supports OpenVPX architecture.

  6. Harris Corporation Receives $7M In Orders For Falcon Tactical Radios From U.S. Special Operations Command
    1/10/2013

    Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company, has received $7M in orders to supply the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) with additional Falcon multiband manpack radios and accessories.

  7. Richardson RFPD Introduces Five New Solid State Drives From Microsemi
    1/9/2013

    Richardson RFPD, Inc. recently announces availability and full design support capabilities for five new solid state drives (SSDs) from Microsemi Corporation (Microsemi).

  8. Lockheed Martin Completes MUOS Waveform To Improve Secure Communications Capabilities
    1/8/2013

    Lockheed Martin has completed and delivered the software waveform for the U.S. Navy’s Mobile User Objective System (MUOS).

  9. Cobham Awarded $31M U.S. Navy Contract For Additional Low Band Transmitters
    1/7/2013

    Cobham has been awarded a $31.7M contract from the US 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.

  10. Can You Program A Radio To Dominate The Spectrum?
    12/20/2012

    Radios are used for a wide range of tasks, from the most mundane to the most critical of communications, from garage door openers to military operations.