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  • DLA Requests Info on Potential Antenna Sources - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DLA Requests Info on Potential Antenna Sources

    The Defense Logistics Agency has released a sources sought synopsis as part of its research into vendors that can supply DLA with antennas. DIA approved Boeing and Cobham‘s advanced electronic cage business as potential supply sources and the agency will use data from its market survey to determine the method of procurement for antennas, U.S. Federal Contractor Registration said Wednesday. USFCR added that interested contractors can submit […] More

  • Cobham to Supply RF Microelectronics for Lockheed's F-35; Jill Kale Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cobham to Supply RF Microelectronics for Lockheed’s F-35; Jill Kale Comments

    Cobham has received a multimillion dollar order to manufacture radio frequency microelectronics for the Lockheed Martin-built F-35 fighter aircraft. Cobham said Monday its microelectronic solutions division will produce the RF components at a company facility in San Diego, California. Jill Kale, president of Cobham’s advanced electronic solutions business, said the company’s microelectronic components and assemblies are designed to increase the sensitivity of aircraft electronic warfare and radar systems. […] More

  • Cobham-Kapsch Team Fields TETRA Comms Network at Rio de Janeiro Metro Railway Line - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cobham-Kapsch Team Fields TETRA Comms Network at Rio de Janeiro Metro Railway Line

    Cobham and telecommunications infrastructure provider Kapsch have installed a terrestrial trunked radio network on a new Metro railway line in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in an effort to provide communications services to emergency services and rail transport staff in support of the 2016 Olympics. The TETRA network installed at Rio de Janeiro's Metro Line 4 route […] More

  • Northrop Taps Cobham to Develop Motion Control Tech for Joint Polar Satellite Microwave Sounder - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Taps Cobham to Develop Motion Control Tech for Joint Polar Satellite Microwave Sounder

    Northrop Grumman has awarded Cobham an $8 million contract to build a motion control technology for use in two microwave instruments Northrop is developing for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Joint Polar Satellite System  program. Cobham said Thursday it will develop the motion controller system at its Hauppauge, New York-based facility for integration with the Advanced Technology Microwave […] More

  • General Atomics, Cobham Expand Reaper UAV Maintenance Support Partnership in U.K. - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Atomics, Cobham Expand Reaper UAV Maintenance Support Partnership in U.K.

    Cobham has agreed to support maintenance of a ground control station for the British air force’s MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft system under a contract with General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business. Cobham said Friday it will help maintain the Reaper GCS and the Sentry Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition system at RAF Waddington as well as the rear crew training platform at Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose. “Technicians have completed […] More

  • QinetiQ Partners with Cobham to Support U.K. Military's Aircrew Training, Flight Test Programs - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    QinetiQ Partners with Cobham to Support U.K. Military’s Aircrew Training, Flight Test Programs

    Cobham has secured an 18-month, $2.9 million contract from QinetiQ to support the Empire Test Pilots’ School and Rotary Wing Test and Evaluation Squadron based at a British military airfield in Wiltshire, England. The agreement calls for Cobham to deliver one Bell 412 HAR2 helicopter as well as provide aircrew training services and deploy maintenance personnel at the U.K. Ministry of […] More

  • Cobham Launches Portable Radio Under SAILOR Product Line to Support Shipboard Firefighters - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cobham Launches Portable Radio Under SAILOR Product Line to Support Shipboard Firefighters

    Cobham has unveiled a new portable radio under its SAILOR product line designed to support shipboard firefighting communications and help shipowners comply with new regulations by the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea. Cobham said Wednesday the SAILOR 3965 UHF Fire Fighter portable radio is based on Cobham SATCOM‘s line of Global Maritime Distress and Safety […] More

  • Cobham Receives Multiple Orders for Custom Application Specific Integrated Circuits - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cobham Receives Multiple Orders for Custom Application Specific Integrated Circuits

    Cobham‘s semiconductor business will deliver customized Application Specific Integrated Circuits for airport security screening under a number of orders worth roughly $1.6 million. ASICs are designed to facilitate a high level of detection to support security screening at airports and other facilities through client-specific, mixed-signal ASICs, Cobham said Wednesday. Jeff Hassannia, Cobham advanced electronic solutions business development and technology senior vice president, said the company’s design […] More

  • Cobham Unit to Provide Electronics Tech Support Under DMEA IDIQ; Jill Kale Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cobham Unit to Provide Electronics Tech Support Under DMEA IDIQ; Jill Kale Comments

    Cobham, through its Aeroflex Colorado Springs business, will compete for task orders to help the Defense Microelectronics Activity in its efforts to develop technology insertions and applications for the Defense Department under a contract awarded earlier this month. The company said Thursday its semiconductor solutions business will work to address issues with electronic systems hardware and software under the potential $7.2 […] More

  • Cobham Continues Counter IED Efforts with UK Govt, Vallon GMBH Partnerships - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cobham Continues Counter IED Efforts with UK Govt, Vallon GMBH Partnerships

    Cobham has said it continues to develop counter improvised explosive device technologies in partnership with the U.K. government and mine detector manufacturer Vallon GmbH. Together with its partners, Cobham has delivered 150,000 communication systems and 9,500 counter IED detectors worldwide, the England-based company said Tuesday. Cobham said its portfolio of handheld and vehicle mounted IED sensors […] More

  • Cobham to Integrate RFHIC GaN Tech into New RF Products - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cobham to Integrate RFHIC GaN Tech into New RF Products

    Cobham will integrate the gallium nitride technology of RFHIC Corp. in South Korea into the former’s radio-frequency products as part of a new strategic partnership. The companies will jointly build GaN high-power amplifier modules set for installation in a prototype 175-kilowatt solid-state transmitter, Cobham said Wednesday. Bob McArthur, vice president for Cobham’s integrated electronic solutions business, […] More

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