Markets http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6603/more en DoD Contracts BAE for Indian Army Howitzers http://mwrf.com/systems/dod-contracts-bae-indian-army-howitzers <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has contracted BAE Systems to supply its lightweight M777 howitzers to the Indian Army. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/dod-contracts-bae-indian-army-howitzers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/dod-contracts-bae-indian-army-howitzers#comments Defense Systems Fri, 20 Jan 2017 21:39:00 +0000 50341 at http://mwrf.com <p>The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has contracted BAE Systems to supply its lightweight M777 howitzers to the Indian Army.</p> Air Force and Lockheed Martin Look to Add SBIRS Satellites http://mwrf.com/systems/air-force-and-lockheed-martin-look-add-sbirs-satellites <div class="node-body article-body">Although rescheduled at least once, the launch of SBIRS GEO Flight 3 will add the third satellite to the SBIRS surveillance satellite constellation. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/air-force-and-lockheed-martin-look-add-sbirs-satellites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/air-force-and-lockheed-martin-look-add-sbirs-satellites#comments Commercial Systems Fri, 20 Jan 2017 21:26:00 +0000 50331 at http://mwrf.com Security Threats Trigger Strong Avionics Markets http://mwrf.com/systems/security-threats-trigger-strong-avionics-markets <div class="node-body article-body">A market projection for the next 10 years predicts steady growth in global military aircraft avionics markets.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/security-threats-trigger-strong-avionics-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/security-threats-trigger-strong-avionics-markets#comments Defense Systems Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:43:00 +0000 50321 at http://mwrf.com <p>Investments in the F-35 fighter (shown here in a demonstration with the Aegis weapon system) are expected to fuel a major part of the growth in military aircraft avionics markets for the next 10 years. (Courtesy of Lockheed Martin)</p> Analyze Transient Delays in GaAs MMIC Switches http://mwrf.com/active-components/analyze-transient-delays-gaas-mmic-switches <div class="field-deck"> The fast speeds of GaAs MMIC switches can be hindered by step voltage functions employed for bias sequencing of power amplifiers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Step voltages from power-sequencing functions in a GaAs MMIC switch circuit can impact the transient performance of the GaAs FETs.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/analyze-transient-delays-gaas-mmic-switches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/analyze-transient-delays-gaas-mmic-switches#comments Active components Commercial Industrial Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:04:00 +0000 50301 at http://mwrf.com Spectrum Analyzer Fits in Your Palm http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/spectrum-analyzer-fits-your-palm <div class="field-deck"> This portable 8-GHz spectrum analyzer teams with a PC and online software applications, providing both on-location spectrum monitoring and EMI/EMC testing. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A spectrum analyzer that fits in the palm of the hand performs sensitive spectral activity measurements from 9 kHz to 8 GHz with low noise figure and fast sweep speeds. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/spectrum-analyzer-fits-your-palm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/spectrum-analyzer-fits-your-palm#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:50:00 +0000 50281 at http://mwrf.com U.S. Navy’s ALMDS Achieves Initial Operational Capability http://mwrf.com/systems/us-navy-s-almds-achieves-initial-operational-capability <div class="node-body article-body">A laser-based system arms the U.S. Navy with enhanced mine-detection capabilities. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/us-navy-s-almds-achieves-initial-operational-capability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/us-navy-s-almds-achieves-initial-operational-capability#comments Defense Systems Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:29:00 +0000 50261 at http://mwrf.com <p>The U.S. Navy&rsquo;s ALMDS is a self-contained laser-based mine detection system that can be mounted on a wide range of naval aircraft, including a Blackhawk helicopter.</p> Raytheon Contracted for Missile Defense Upgrade http://mwrf.com/systems/raytheon-contracted-missile-defense-upgrade <div class="node-body article-body">One of the member countries of the Patriot missile defense system has contracted Raytheon Company for a major upgrade to the system software and hardware.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/raytheon-contracted-missile-defense-upgrade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/raytheon-contracted-missile-defense-upgrade#comments Defense Systems Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:41:00 +0000 50251 at http://mwrf.com System Combines X- and S-Band Radars http://mwrf.com/systems/system-combines-x-and-s-band-radars <div class="node-body article-body">A compact radar system combines the benefits of operation at two different frequency bands. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/system-combines-x-and-s-band-radars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/system-combines-x-and-s-band-radars#comments Defense Systems Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:23:00 +0000 50241 at http://mwrf.com <p>By integrating X- and S-band radar transceivers and antennas together, they can be mounted onto a common mast to share the best features of each radar system.</p> Microwaves & RF’s Products of the Week (1/15-1/21) http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-115-121 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Whether you are looking for power amplifiers or duplexers, Microwaves & RF has you covered. Here are some of the latest components to optimize your product, device, or system.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-115-121" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-115-121#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Automotive Commercial Components Defense Image Galleries Industrial Medical Mixed-signal semiconductors Mobile Passive components Products Semiconductors Systems Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:10:00 +0000 50231 at http://mwrf.com The Technology of Airport Security Scanners Helps Guide the Blind http://mwrf.com/systems/technology-airport-security-scanners-helps-guide-blind <div class="node-body article-body">A personal radar system could give a sixth sense to people whose sight has been lost or impaired. Finnish researchers are testing millimeter wave scanners for just that.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/technology-airport-security-scanners-helps-guide-blind" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/technology-airport-security-scanners-helps-guide-blind#comments IoT Products Semiconductors Systems Sat, 14 Jan 2017 00:20:00 +0000 50221 at http://mwrf.com <p>(Image courtesy of VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland).</p>