Defense http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6604/more en 60- to 80-GHz LNA Boosts E-Band Radios http://mwrf.com/active-components/60-80-ghz-lna-boosts-e-band-radios <div class="field-byline"> Yasir Sabir and Shabbir Majeed Chaudry </div> <div class="field-deck"> Based on GFET device technology, this broadband amplifier provides a powerful combination of high gain and low noise figure at millimeter-wave frequencies. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This broadband amplifier achieves low noise figure and high gain from 60 to 80 GHz for use in millimeter-wave radios.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/60-80-ghz-lna-boosts-e-band-radios" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/60-80-ghz-lna-boosts-e-band-radios#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Mon, 31 Aug 2015 16:25:00 +0000 36501 at http://mwrf.com Compact Bandpass Filter Serves Dual-Band Needs http://mwrf.com/commercial/compact-bandpass-filter-serves-dual-band-needs <div class="field-byline"> Lin Peng, Ji-Yang Xie, Si-Min Li, and Xing Jiang </div> <div class="field-deck"> A novel circuit configuration yields a miniaturized bandpass filter with dual passbands that helps save space in GSM/DCS wireless-communications systems. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A novel compact dual-band BPF based on an Archimedes spiral capacitor and short-loaded stubs was designed and fabricated for wireless communications applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/commercial/compact-bandpass-filter-serves-dual-band-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/commercial/compact-bandpass-filter-serves-dual-band-needs#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:31:00 +0000 36481 at http://mwrf.com Amplifier Trims Noise from 0.5 to 8.0 GHz http://mwrf.com/active-components/amplifier-trims-noise-05-80-ghz <div class="field-deck"> This miniature monolithic surface-mount amplifier combines low noise figure and high gain across a broad bandwidth of 0.5 to 8.0 GHz. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This miniature packaged MMIC GaAs pHEMT low-noise amplifier (LNA) provides a versatile combination of low noise, high gain, and respectable output power from 0.5 to 8.0 GHz</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/amplifier-trims-noise-05-80-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/amplifier-trims-noise-05-80-ghz#comments M/A-COM Technology Solutions Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:59:00 +0000 36461 at http://mwrf.com UPDATE: GPS III Control System Boosts Navigational Accuracy http://mwrf.com/systems/update-gps-iii-control-system-boosts-navigational-accuracy <div class="node-body article-body">Having maintained the Global Positioning System (GPS) since it was invented, the Department of Defense is again looking to upgrade it with a new satellite control system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/update-gps-iii-control-system-boosts-navigational-accuracy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/update-gps-iii-control-system-boosts-navigational-accuracy#comments News Defense Services Systems Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:35:00 +0000 35261 at http://mwrf.com <p>The GPS OCX control system&nbsp;is set to increase the number of satellites supported by the current GPS network and&nbsp;improve its overall&nbsp;targeting and tracking capabilities. (Image courtesy of ThinkStock).</p> Making Links with Cables and Connectors http://mwrf.com/passive-components/making-links-cables-and-connectors <div class="field-deck"> Interconnecting components come in many shapes and sizes, with performance a function of rigidity or flexibility, mechanical design, and construction materials. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Coaxial cables and connectors serve a wide range of frequencies and performance levels for high-frequency applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/making-links-cables-and-connectors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/making-links-cables-and-connectors#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Tue, 25 Aug 2015 14:07:00 +0000 36361 at http://mwrf.com UPDATE: Final MUOS Satellite Delivered for Pre-Launch Tests http://mwrf.com/systems/update-final-muos-satellite-delivered-pre-launch-tests <div class="node-body article-body">The fourth and final satellite in the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) has been delivered to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station where it will conduct a series of pre-launch tests prior to a scheduled August launch.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/update-final-muos-satellite-delivered-pre-launch-tests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/update-final-muos-satellite-delivered-pre-launch-tests#comments Active components Defense Mobile Systems Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:15:00 +0000 35501 at http://mwrf.com <p>MUOS-4, the next satellite scheduled to join the U.S. Navy&rsquo;s Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) communications network, has been shipped to Cape Canaveral from Lockheed Martin&rsquo;s satellite manufacturing facility in Sunnyvale, California. (Image courtesy of Lockheed Martin).</p> Radar Grows from Military Tool to Everyday Use http://mwrf.com/systems/radar-grows-military-tool-everyday-use <div class="field-deck"> Radar technology has greatly evolved over more than seven decades of development, now serving many different commercial and military applications on the ground, in the air, and at sea. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Radar systems continue to expand in technology, being widely used for civilian, industry, and military applications on land, sea, and in the air. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/radar-grows-military-tool-everyday-use" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/radar-grows-military-tool-everyday-use#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Systems Tue, 18 Aug 2015 14:45:00 +0000 36301 at http://mwrf.com The Latest Microwaves & RF Products http://mwrf.com/active-components/latest-microwaves-rf-products <div class="node-body gallery-body">We've rounded up some of the latest products to help optimize your applications, devices, and systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/latest-microwaves-rf-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/latest-microwaves-rf-products#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Products Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Mon, 17 Aug 2015 14:56:00 +0000 36211 at http://mwrf.com AEHF Satellite Terminal Completes Security Design Review http://mwrf.com/active-components/aehf-satellite-terminal-completes-security-design-review <div class="node-body article-body">An interdisciplinary research team has completed a review of security elements for an Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite terminal.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/aehf-satellite-terminal-completes-security-design-review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/aehf-satellite-terminal-completes-security-design-review#comments Active components Defense Mobile Semiconductors Systems Mon, 17 Aug 2015 04:15:00 +0000 36291 at http://mwrf.com <p>A Lockheed Martin technician inspects part of an&nbsp;AEHF&nbsp;satellite as it prepares to enter active service in support of United States military forces. (Image courtesy of Lockheed Martin).</p> Free Handbook Explains Digitizers http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/free-handbook-explains-digitizers <div class="node-body article-body">A free 120-page handbook serves as a guide to the acquisition and use of digitizers for the test bench. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/free-handbook-explains-digitizers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/free-handbook-explains-digitizers#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Products Test & Measurement - analyzers Fri, 14 Aug 2015 15:28:00 +0000 36281 at http://mwrf.com