Government/Military Programs

Custom MMIC Introduces CMD223 Balanced LNA for 9-18 GHz Applications

Custom MMIC has launched a new, low-noise amplifier (LNA). The company says that the CMD223 9-18 GHz Balanced Low-Noise Amplifier is ideal for EW and communication systems that require small size and low power consumption.The CMD223 boasts broadband performance with a low noise figure, high-gain, excellent return losses, and single …

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Lockheed Martin to Head Team in Development of LRDR Radar for Missile Defense Agency

Lockheed Martin reported that it will lead a team to develop and test the Long Range Discrimination Radar (LRDR) system for the Missile Defense Agency (MDA). MDA intends the radar system to support a layered ballistic missile defense strategy for protecting the U.S. from ballistic missile attacks. MDA awarded the nine-year …

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Alfalight Wins 2015 Wisconsin Innovation Award for Producing Non-Lethal Ocular Disruptor with Enhanced Safety (NLOD-ES)

Alfalight, Inc. of Madison Wisconsin, announced that it has won the 2015 Wisconsin Innovation Awards honor for manufacturing. The award is for producing company’s novel Non-Lethal Ocular Disruptor with Enhanced Safety (NLOD-ES). A panel of 18 judges who are industry experts selected winners in ten categories from 170 entrants and …

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University of Arkansas Researchers Win Grant to Study GaN IC Simulation Models

Researchers at the University of Arkansas’ have received a $200,000 grant to study the modeling and simulation of gallium nitride devices. Alan Mantooth, Distinguished Professor of electrical engineering and executive director of the GRid-connected Advanced Power Electronic Systems Center (GRAPES), will lead the research effort. Researchers at the Center hope …

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Peregrine Certified as a MIL-PRF-38535 Qualified Manufacturers List (QML) Supplier

Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. based in San Diego, California USA, reported it was awarded the qualified manufacturers list (QML) certification for class Q (military) and V (space) applications. The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Land and Maritime thoroughly evaluated Peregrine. Through the evaluation, Peregrine demonstrated that it fully complies with MIL-PRF-38535, the …

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Ozark Integrated Circuits Awarded Grant to Develop SiC ICs for NASA’s Venus Landsailing Rover

NASA has reportedly awarded two grants totaling nearly $245,000 to Ozark Integrated Circuits Inc., a firm affiliated with the University of Arkansas. The company, which performs its semiconductor design work at the Arkansas Research and Technology Park, plans to use the grants to develop complex integrated circuits that can operate …

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