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  • Raytheon to Continue BMD Radar Gallium Nitride Tech Devt for MDA; Dave Gulla Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon to Continue BMD Radar Gallium Nitride Tech Devt for MDA; Dave Gulla Comments

    Raytheon has received a $10 million contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency to continue to develop hardware and software that will incorporate gallium nitride technology into a ballistic missile defense radar system. Raytheon said Thursday GaN technology will help boost the range, search and friend-or-foe determining capacity of the Army Navy/Transportable Radar Surveillance system, or AN/TPY-2. AN/TPY-2 is designed with a […] More

  • Airbus to Provide Multimode Radar System for Huntington Ingalls-Built National Security Cutter - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Airbus to Provide Multimode Radar System for Huntington Ingalls-Built National Security Cutter

    Airbus‘ defense and space business will produce a multi-mode radar platform for integration into the U.S. Coast Guard‘s ninth National Security Cutter as part of a contract awarded to Airbus DS Electronics and Border Security GmbH. The company said Monday its TRS-3D Baseline D MMR, also called AN/SPS-75, uses gallium nitride technology and offers traditional radar functions as well as other options for future […] More

  • Lockheed, DARPA Experiment With New Microchip Cooling System; John Ditri Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed, DARPA Experiment With New Microchip Cooling System; John Ditri Comments

    Lockheed Martin has developed technology for the thermal management of high-powered microchips as part of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Inter/Intra Chip Enhanced Cooling Applications initiative. The company said Tuesday its microfluidic cooling system aims to increase the performance of monolithic microwave integrated circuit-based power amplifiers and embedded systems. A team of DARPA and Lockheed researchers found during a study that […] More

  • Research and Markets Sets 4.05% CAGR for Global Military Radar Systems Market in 2014-2019 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Research and Markets Sets 4.05% CAGR for Global Military Radar Systems Market in 2014-2019

    A new Research and Markets report predicts the global military radar systems market will experience a 4.05 percent compound annual growth rate from 2014 to 2019. New developments in the gallium nitride technology used in solid-state power amplifiers are expected to drive the military radar systems market, Research and Markets stated. According to the report, […] More

  • Raytheon Evaluates Gallium Nitride Tech for Space Applications; Paul Ferraro Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Evaluates Gallium Nitride Tech for Space Applications; Paul Ferraro Comments

    Raytheon has tested its Gallium Nitride technology for applications in the Earth's orbit. The company demonstrated the GaN monolithic microwave circuit to evaluate the system's radiation hardness requirement for space environment, Raytheon said Wednesday. Paul Ferraro, Raytheon’s vice president of technologies programs Raytheon’s integrated defense systems business, said the GaN technology is already integrated into defense systems for […] More

  • Raytheon to Develop Electronic Warfare Tech for DARPA - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon to Develop Electronic Warfare Tech for DARPA

    Raytheon Co. won a $1.8 million Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency contract to develop technology for powering applications and devices, the company announced Wednesday. The company will produce next-generation gallium nitride technology and devices that will be attached to diamond substrates for DARPA over an 18-month period. The technology will be used to power GaN devices, the […] More

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