Communication Systems & Equipment

Communication Systems & Equipment, Vision Systems

Raytheon Awarded US Navy Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar Contract

August 24, 2016

TEWKSBURY, Mass. - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $92,069,954 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the engineering and manufacturing development of the Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar. EASR will consist of two configuration variants: Variant 1, a rotating phased array; and Variant 2, a three-face fixed-phased array. Raytheon will build, integrate and test an EASR... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Non-Industrial Products

SPAWAR Looks to ViaSat to Support and Modernize the U.S. Navy's Proven UHF Satellite Communications Network

August 24, 2016

CARLSBAD, Calif. - Earlier this month, the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), awarded ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global broadband services and technology company, a sole source contract for engineering, technical services and hardware/software products in support of the U.S. Navy's joint Ultra High Frequency (UHF) military satellite communications (satcom) system. This... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Crestron DigitalMedia(TM) Matrix Switchers Receive Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) Certification

August 23, 2016

Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Adds DM® 8X8, 16X16, and 32X32 switchers to Unified Capabilities (UC) Approved Products List (APL) Rockleigh, NJ, August 18, 2016 - Crestron announced today that its DigitalMedia™ 8X8, 16X16, and 32X32 matrix switchers received approval by the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) of the U.S. Department of Defense Information Systems Agency... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Ceiling Mount DAS Antenna supports public safety networks.

August 22, 2016

Providing coverage from 380–6,000 MHz, Model HG35805CUPR-NF is suitable for standard and public safety Distributed Antenna Systems used to disseminate cellular/LTE and Wi-Fi signals throughout area or building. IP67-rated antenna supports UHF, 600 MHz, 1390-1432 MHz, AWS-3 bands, and TETRA-compliant 2-way radios. Omni-directional unit has low PIM rating of less than -150 dBc. With multi-band design, one antenna can be used for array of in-building, wide-coverage wireless applications. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

ArmorBlock IO-Link Master stores up to 40 timestamps of sensor events on each channel.

August 19, 2016

Offering operators detailed sensor diagnostics for preventive maintenance, IP67-rated IO-Link master boasts of event and process timestamping capabilities, which along with IO-Link-enabled sensors minimizes issue-resolution time by smart targeting of specific problem areas such as monitoring temperature, in place of a complete overhaul. Customized for harsh conditions, the device includes connectivity for up to eight IO-Link sensors.
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Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Fujitsu to Provide GlobeRanger Manufacturing IoT Solution to Baker Hill Industries

August 18, 2016

SUNNYVALE, Calif. - News facts: Baker Hill deploys GlobeRanger™ IoT platform, providing real time information to improve business decision making Precision component manufacturer gains supply chain transparency throughout production process IoT insights can be shared with customers and suppliers to more effectively manage inventory and plan future orders Fujitsu today announced that... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Non-Industrial Products

Lockheed Martin to Bring Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense to Latest U.S., Korea and Japan Destroyers

August 17, 2016

$490 million contract paves way for Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense on new U.S. Navy destroyer, two Japanese Atago-class destroyers and three South Korea KDX-III destroyers MOORESTOWN, N.J. - The global Aegis fleet will expand in the U.S., Japan and the Republic of Korea under a $490 million deal with Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to bring integrated air and missile defense (IAMD) capabilities... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Hillsdale Covers Campus Sports, National Seminars with Broadcast Pix Integrated Production Switchers

August 16, 2016

Chelmsford, Massachusetts - August 11, 2016 - Leading a small video production unit that relies heavily on student crews, Ted Matko, director of technical media, TV and Audio Studios, supports the educational outreach efforts of Hillsdale College, a nonprofit liberal arts college in Hillsdale, Mich. He maintains a very full schedule, covering events in at least a dozen cities annually, plus... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

UAV Antennas offer direct-mount capability.

August 16, 2016

Available in 5 models to cover RF spectrum from 5–1,000 MHz, MtRF-6000 Series is provided already bonded to circular 1/8 in. thick Vinylester FRP mount, complete with 6 mounting holes, simplifying installation on ground or air platforms. Configuration allows antennas to be flush mounted with no additional hardware, producing almost zero aerodynamic drag. Antennas are annular-slot designs and are vertically polarized with omnidirectional azimuth pattern. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Shortpass, Longpass, Imaging Filters offer deep blocking.

August 15, 2016

With series at 10 nm (213 models), 25 nm (108 models) and  50 nm (147 models), TECHSPEC® Hard Coated Filters include High Performance OD 4 Shortpass Filters, High Performance OD 4 Longpass Filters, and Imaging Filters. These products, fabricated using hard coated plasma deposition technology for performance and durability, provide high transmission of designated wavelengths and maximum blocking within few nanometers of laser wavelength to isolate narrow spectral regions in diverse applications. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Machinery & Machining Tools

AMV Delivers Video Distribution at U.S. Open with PESA Router

August 12, 2016

Huntsville, Alabama - Aug. 10, 2016 - PESA, a leading designer and manufacturer of streaming solutions as well as professional audio and video distribution products, today announced All Mobile Video, a full-service production company headquartered in New York City, will use a PESA Cheetah 288XE coax and fiber routing switcher and DRS digital audio routing system as part of the international... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Picture Perfect: Lockheed Martin Finalizes Contract for NASA Lunar Imaging CubeSat

August 11, 2016

SkyFire's new infrared technology will help NASA enhance its knowledge of the lunar surface. DENVER - For being our familiar anchor in the night sky, the moon still holds mysteries for scientists. To illuminate the unknown, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has signed a contract with NASA to deploy SkyFire, a 6U CubeSat planned to launch to the moon in 2018 with Orion's Exploration... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

General Dynamics to Deliver Advanced HF Communications Capability for U.S. Navy Digital Modular Radio

August 8, 2016

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - The U.S. Navy awarded a contract modification to General Dynamics Mission Systems to improve high-frequency (HF) communications for the Navy's four-channel, AN/USC-61(C) Digital Modular Radios (DMR). The 3G High-frequency 3rd Generation Automatic Link Establishment (ALE) increases transmission rates from radio to radio by 24 percent and reduces static and other noises... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Embedded Antennas optimize WiFi, GPS, and cellular performance.

August 8, 2016

Maximizing range and throughput in both line of sight and non-line of sight test conditions, SuperShape® Antennas are available for indoor and outdoor Wi-Fi, connected home, mobile computing, telematics, and IoT applications. SuperShape® technology optimizes gain, efficiency, isolation, and coverage versus conventional embedded antenna designs. Using proprietary dielectric resonator design approach, shape and size of antennas can be tailored to meet custom demands. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Safety & Security Equipment

Customizable Signaling Systems improve emergency response.

August 5, 2016

Emergency Signaling Systems let users customize alarm packages with visual and audible features that help alert and mobilize emergency response teams to affected personnel using emergency safety showers and eye and eye/face wash fixtures. Designed for use with new fixtures and retrofits, customized systems may be located in indoor, outdoor, or remote worksite locations. Central control board connects all input and output devices and facilitates connection to remote monitoring system and BMSs. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Radio Direction Finders utilize dual 6-element Doppler arrays.

August 2, 2016

Covering 30–1,000 MHz range, MtRF-4100 Series supports both analog audio and digital I&Q outputs. Complete stand-alone DF receiver/processor is suited for remote SIGINT and spectrum monitoring applications. Receivers use 16-bit 130 MHz A/D converter and Altera Cyclone III FPGA to achieve both high sensitivity and dynamic range. Offered in 8.75 x 6.50 x 2.02 in. module or 1U 19 in. rack version, series supports communication via RS-232 serial, USB, and Ethernet ports. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

SSL Selected to Provide Two Powerful Satellites to SiriusXM

August 1, 2016

PALO ALTO, CA, July 28, 2016 - Space Systems Loral (SSL), a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, today announced that it was selected to provide two high power satellites to SiriusXM, the world's largest radio company measured by revenue. The next generation satellites, SXM-7 and SXM-8, will replace the XM-3 and XM-4 satellites in 2019 and 2020, respectively, and... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

SDR Receivers support analog audio and digital I&Q outputs.

July 26, 2016

Offered in 8.75 x 6.50 x 2.02 in. module or 1U, 19 in. rack version, MtRF-2100 Series includes 6 models that cover 100 kHz to 550 MHz range. These complete, stand-alone, black box receivers, which use 16-bit, 130 MHz ADC and Altera Cyclone III FPGA to achieve optimal sensitivity and dynamic range, do not require supporting PC. Supporting communication via RS-232 serial, USB, and Ethernet ports, SDRs suit leave-behind SIGINT and spectrum monitoring applications.
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Communication Systems & Equipment

TRUMPower's 42W Multiple Output Power Adapters Meet Level VI Energy Efficiency Standards

July 19, 2016

July 2016 - Santa Clara, California, USA - TRUMPower announces the TSA42 power adapter series, which are compliant with DOE level VI. Measuring 146mm x 76mm x 43mm, the TSA42 units are furnished with an IEC 320/C14 AC inlet and a power-on indicator. The series comes with 16 dual and triple output models offering combinations of +3.3V, ±5V, +5.1V, +7.2V, ±12V, ±15V and ±24V @ 23.82-42W... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Non-Industrial Products, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Lockheed Martin Will Pursue New Army Missile Defense Sensor

July 19, 2016

Proven radar technology is best match to Army's requirements BETHESDA, Md. - Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is responding to a U.S. Army request for a Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor (LTAMDS). The industry-wide competition will provide a radar solution that operates in the Army's Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) network and replaces the current Patriot radar. The... Read More