The Lockheed Martin-built TPY-4 ground-based radar for air defense surveillance has received the AN/TPY-4(V)1 designation from the U.S. government. TPY-4 is a multimission radar that could provide warfighters situational awareness, early warning and tactical ballistic missile surveillance capabilities even in contested radio frequency environments and features Gallium Nitride technology and a digital, software-defined sensor architecture. […] More
Northrop Grumman's Cygnus spacecraft is scheduled to depart the International Space Station and host a two-week demonstration of the SharkSat payload once it leaves the ISS. SharkSat is intended to test and demonstrate multiprocessor systems, digital receivers, integrated circuits and other electronic components to facilitate the development of a Ka-band software defined radio that could have potential applications in 5G, space-to-ground and space-to-space communications.