Tag Archives: S-Band

Northrop Subsidiary Reviews Design of Radar Antenna Reflector for Joint NASA-India Satellite

Northrop Grumman‘s Astro Aerospace subsidiary has completed the preliminary design review of a radar antenna reflector technology the business developed for a joint satellite project between NASA and the Indian Space Research Organization. Northrop said Tuesday the AstroMesh reflector will be integrated onto the NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar satellite that will operate at L-band and S-band frequencies …

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Lockheed Unveils ‘Space Fence’ Radar Hardware, Software Testing Hub in New Jersey

Lockheed Martin has opened a facility in Moorestown, New Jersey, to evaluate hardware and software of a ground-based space debris monitoring infrastructure for the U.S. Air Force. The company said Monday it built the Space Fence test center for verification of the S-band radar’s tools that are designed to help the Air Force track, detect and catalog orbital objects. Lockheed is …

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Northrop's Astro Aerospace to Produce Radar Antennas for NASA's NISAR Satellite; John Alvarez Comments

A Northrop Grumman business unit has won a contract from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory to design and produce radar antennas for the NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar satellite. Northrop's Astro Aerospace will use and integrate its AstroMesh mesh reflector with the radar-based imaging satellite's 12-meter aperture antenna, Northrop said Friday. “We are very proud to …

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Thai Navy Taps Northrop Sperry Marine's Integrated Bridge Systems; Jeanne Usher Comments

A Northrop Grumman business unit has won a contract to provide Thailand's naval forces with Integrated Bridge Systems for installation aboard the country's future frigates. Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine will supply several IBS tools, including VisionMaster FT radars, Warship Automatic Identification System, NAVIKNOT speed log, NAVIGAT X MK1 gyrocompass and …

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Raytheon Completes First Group of AMDR Modules

Raytheon announced today production of the first group of S-band transmit and receive modules manufactured for the U.S. Navy's Air and Missile Defense Radar program is complete. “Our AMDR T/R modules are demonstrating significant capability and performance reliability,” said Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems’ Kevin Peppe, vice president of Seapower Capability …

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