Raytheon Co. and Northrop Grumman Co.Completed the development phase of the Cobra Judy Replacement (CJR) program. The two companies successfully delivered the CJR S-band active phased-array antenna to the CJR integration site at Kiewit Offshore Services, Corpus Christi, TX. The CJR program's mission is to provide the government with long-loiter, ballistic-missile data-collection capability. Its dual-band radar suite consists of X-band and S-band phased-array sensors, a common radar suite controller, and other related mission equipment. The program now progresses to full dual-band-radar integration and testing.
Harris Corp.Received a $7.6-million order from the US Department of Defense (DoD) for its Falcon III AN/PRC-117G multiband manpack radio systems. The DoD is acquiring the radios to provide deployed forces with expanded wireless tactical communications capabilities, such as video, e-mail, and collaborative chat.
Lockheed MartinReceived a production contract totaling $789.8 million to produce the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Weapon System for the Missile Defense Agency. The contract includes $694.9 million for the production of 48 THAAD interceptors, six THAAD launchers, four fire-control units, and additional support equipment. An option for additional launchers in the amount of $94.8 million was also awarded.
Globecomm Systems, Inc.Has selected ASC Signal Corp.'s antennas for its Forward-Deployed Asset Support Terminal (FAST) system, which enables the rapid setup of disaster-recovery communications solutions. The ASC Signal antennas will help support tens of megabits of uplink connectivity in the C- and Ku-band frequencies.
OATSystemsWill be offering its recent ATA Spec 2000 RF-identification (RFID) solution as part of an RFID-part marking package for suppliers of the Airbus A350 XWB aircraft. The package will be used for tracking and tracing the aircraft's components across their full lifecycle.
austriamicrosystemsHas announced that its AS3992 ultra-high-frequency (UHF) RFID reader IC is featured in Thinkify's new Gen 2 TR-200 RFID reader/programmer. This integrated analog front end provides protocol handling for ISO18000-6b/c 900-MHz RFID-reader systems. Equipped with multiple built-in programming options, the device is suitable for a wide range of UHF RFID applications.