Defense http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6604/more en Analyze RF JFETs for Large-Signal Behavior http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/analyze-rf-jfets-large-signal-behavior <div class="field-byline"> Dr. Alfred Grayzel </div> <div class="field-deck"> A new field-effect-transistor architecture can be biased for improved efficiency and output power at RF and microwave frequencies. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new JFET architecture is proposed to better explain how to achieve high efficiency and linear amplification at the same time.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/analyze-rf-jfets-large-signal-behavior" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/analyze-rf-jfets-large-signal-behavior#comments Analog semiconductors Commercial Defense Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:49:00 +0000 50361 at http://mwrf.com 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> 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> 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 Rockwell Collins Completes HMS Radio Qual Testing http://mwrf.com/systems/rockwell-collins-completes-hms-radio-qual-testing <div class="node-body article-body">Rockwell Collins recently completed qualification testing (QT) on its AN/PRC-162 two-channel, SDR military communication systems.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/rockwell-collins-completes-hms-radio-qual-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/rockwell-collins-completes-hms-radio-qual-testing#comments Defense Systems Wed, 11 Jan 2017 21:13:00 +0000 50211 at http://mwrf.com <p>The AN/PRC-162 is a rugged, two-channel, SDR military radio capable of broadband and narrowband communications with a wide range of waveforms. (Courtesy of Rockwell-Collins)</p> Notebook Computers Aid Army Medical Efforts http://mwrf.com/systems/notebook-computers-aid-army-medical-efforts <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Army’s MC4 organization added over 3000 notebook computers for in-field management of medical data.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/notebook-computers-aid-army-medical-efforts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/notebook-computers-aid-army-medical-efforts#comments Defense Medical Systems Tue, 10 Jan 2017 18:58:00 +0000 50171 at http://mwrf.com