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Air Force launches SWAT program to help develop and evaluate spectrum warfare technologies

Air Force launches SWAT program to help develop and evaluate spectrum warfare technologies

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 17 Nov. 2014. U.S. Air Force researchers are ready to ask industry to help them develop and evaluate technologies to help determine the value of new spectrum warfare systems and technologies.

Worldwide software-defined radio demand to reach $27.3 billion by 2020 says MarketsandMarkets

Worldwide software-defined radio demand to reach $27.3 billion by 2020 says MarketsandMarkets

DALLAS, 14 Nov. 2014. Worldwide demand for software-defined radio (SDR) systems and components will be worth nearly $27.3 billion by 2020, increasing at a combined annual growth rate of 12.5 percent from this year, predict analysts at market researcher MarketsandMarkets in Dallas.

Air Force to enable smart weapons to track and kill sources of electronic warfare (EW) jamming

Air Force to enable smart weapons to track and kill sources of electronic warfare (EW) jamming

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., 13 Nov. 2014. The U.S. Air Force is developing special versions of two smart munitions that track and attack sources of electronic warfare (EW) jamming directed to throw the weapons off from their intended targets.

Air Force eyes digital radio technologies for spectrum warfare and jam-resistant AESA radar

Air Force eyes digital radio technologies for spectrum warfare and jam-resistant AESA radar

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 12 Nov. 2014. U.S. Air Force researchers are trying to use software-defined radio and cognitive radio technologies to develop new kinds of radar jamming capabilities, as well as active electrically scanned array (AESA) radar that can resist advanced electronic warfare (EW) jamming.

North American electronic circuit board sales to remain flat through the rest of 2014, IPC says

North American electronic circuit board sales to remain flat through the rest of 2014, IPC says

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., 12 Nov. 2014. Industry shipments of printed circuit boards increased in September by 10.1 percent in the U.S. and Canada over the previous month, yet were down 2.8 percent from the same month last year, say analysts at the IPC-Association Connecting Electronics Industries in Bannockburn, Ill.

Navy looks to BAE Systems Australia to repair and upgrade Nulka shipboard EW missile defense

Navy looks to BAE Systems Australia to repair and upgrade Nulka shipboard EW missile defense

CRANE, Ind., 11 Nov. 2014. Electronic warfare experts at BAE Systems Australia in Abbotsford, Australia will maintain, test, and upgrade a U.S. and Australian naval electronic warfare (EW) system designed to protect fast, maneuverable surface warships from radar-guided anti-ship missiles.

Crane Aerospace & Electronics expands power electronics portfolio, introduces new products at Electronica

Crane Aerospace & Electronics introduces power electronics products at Electronica

MUNICH, 11 Nov. 2014. Crane Aerospace & Electronics officials in Redmond, Wash., are unveiling several new power electronics products well suited to commercial aircraft, military aircraft, and civil and defense space platforms during Electronica in Munich, Germany, this week.

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