Tag Archives: RF

DARPA Taps Trident Systems to Provide Payload for Commercial Satellite Program

Trident Systems has received a contract to competitively develop a payload for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's effort that leverages commercial small satellite busses. The company said Thursday its Trident payload includes a heterogeneous processor and data converters that work together to function as an on-orbit reprogrammable transceiver for the Blackjack program.

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Northrop Showcases Transceiver, RF Tech Platforms

Northrop Grumman presented its transreceiver and radio frequency technology products designed to support electromagnetic warfare missions during an Association of Old Crows-hosted symposium that took place in Washington, D.C. The Multifunction Transceiver is built to function through multiple channels, operating frequencies and bandwidths, Northrop said Monday. The company intends for MFX to help …

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L3 Micreo Unveils Wideband Radio Frequency Tech

L3 Micreo, a subsidiary of L3 Technologies, has developed a new wideband radio frequency technology designed to support military communications. The modular optical link is built to operate in frequencies ranging from 10 megahertz to 40 gigahertz and transmit converted broadband RF signals through a fibre-optic link, L3 Micreo said Tuesday. Sarah Eary, general …

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Persistent Systems Unveils RF Module for Military, Government, Public Safety Radio Operations

Persistent Systems has begun to offer a Lower C-Band radio frequency module for its MPU5 smart radio that will operate in the frequency band used by NATO forces, federal government agencies and public safety organizations. The company said Tuesday the new radio module is designed to support communications in the 4400 to 5000 megahertz …

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Kratos, HawkEye 360 Sign MoU to Integrate Geolocation, RF Services

HawkEye 360 and Kratos Defense and Security Solutions have inked a memorandum of understanding to integrate the latter’s carrier monitoring, interference detection and geolocation offerings with the former’s planned space-based radio frequency detection and geolocation services. The alliance will look to augment Kratos’ sensor network technologies with HawkEye 360’s RF detection and geolocation …

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MacB to Help Air Force Researchers Engineer, Demo EW Systems

MacAulay-Brown has received a three-year, $8.5 million task order to support engineering and demonstration of electronic warfare systems at the Air Force Research Laboratory. MacB said Monday the order falls under the Spectrum Warfare Evaluation and Assessment Technology Engineering Research contract and the company will perform work at AFRL’s headquarters at Wright-Patterson Air Force …

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DARPA to Hold Proposers Day on RF Transistor, Semiconductor Material Devt Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will host a Proposers Day on March 29 in Arlington, Virginia, to discuss a program that seeks to develop new radiofrequency and millimeter-wave transistors and semiconductor materials designed to meet electromagnetic spectrum-related requirements. Dan Green, a program manager at DARPA’s microsystems technology office, said in a …

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Lockheed to Install Electronic Warfare Pods on Navy MH-60 Helicopters

Lockheed Martin has secured a contract to equip the U.S Navy‘s fleet of MH-60 helicopters with electronic warfare pods designed to help the military service detect and respond to anti-ship missile threats. The company said Thursday its Advanced Off-Board Electronic Warfare Active Mission Payload AN/ALQ-248 system works to deter incoming ASM threats with the use of …

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US Combat Support Agency Orders Norsat-Built Portable Satellite Terminals

A U.S. combat support agency has awarded Norsat International a $3.3 million order for the company’s GLOBETrekker 2.0 portable satellite terminals. GLOBETrekker is designed with a one-touch interface and LinkControl control interface software that works to facilitate automatic satellite acquisition and X-band and Ku-band connectivity worldwide, Norsat said Monday. The company added …

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