RF & MICROWAVE

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Army places order with Airbus Helicopters for 41 UH-72A Lakota light utility helicopters

Army places order with Airbus Helicopters for 41 UH-72A Lakota light utility helicopters

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 19 Feb. 2015. Airbus Helicopters Inc. in Herndon Va., will provide the U.S. Army with 41 UH-72A Lakota utility helicopters equipped with airborne radios under terms of a $220.6 million contract announced last week.

Optically clear, electrically insulating adhesive for aerospace uses introduced by Master Bond

Optically clear, electrically insulating adhesive for aerospace uses introduced by Master Bond

HACKENSACK, N.J., 19 Feb. 2015. Master Bond Inc. in Hackensack, N.J., is introducing the EP62-1LPSP optically clear epoxy for strength, electrical, and handling properties in bonding, sealing, coating, and encapsulation applications.

Air Force asks Northrop Grumman to beef-up cyber security for BACN battlefield communications

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass., 18 Feb. 2015. Military communications experts at Northrop Grumman Corp. are beefing-up a major airborne battlefield communications system to protect it from computer hackers and other cyber security threats.

Mil-spec plating for high-reliability military and marine connectors introduced by TE Connectivity

Mil-spec plating for high-reliability military and marine connectors introduced by TE Connectivity

HARRISBURG, Pa., 18 Feb. 2015. TE Connectivity in Harrisburg, Pa., is introducing mil-spec plating for TE's military connectors. The company is offering RoHS-compliant black zinc nickel "Z" plating for AS85049 adapters /82 to /90. AS85049 is a military specification for connector accessories designed to work with military connectors like those built to MIL-DTL-38999.

Dashing between the snowflakes to dig out trends in the aerospace and defense electronics industry

Dashing between the snowflakes to dig out trends in the aerospace and defense electronics industry

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 18 Feb. 2015. Well it was hard enough, but I finally made it to the West Coast and back last week to chat with aerospace and defense electronics companies at the AFCEA West show in San Diego, and it turns out the results were worth the ordeal.

Orbital ATK to upgrade and upgrade aircraft missile-warning systems in $30.7 million Navy contract

Orbital ATK to upgrade and upgrade aircraft missile-warning systems in $30.7 million Navy contract

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 17 Feb. 2015. Missile-defense experts at Orbital ATK Inc. in Clearwater, Fla., will build, upgrade, and repair AN/AAR-47 (V) missile-warning set assemblies under terms of a potential $30.7 million U.S. Navy contract announced Friday.

Army asks General Dynamics to transform six legacy main battle tanks into latest M1A2 SEP models

Army asks General Dynamics to transform six legacy main battle tanks into latest M1A2 SEP models

WARREN, Mich., 16 Feb. 2015. Main battle tank designers at General Dynamics Land Systems in Sterling Heights, Mich., will build six M1A2 Abrams System Enhanced Package (SEP) Version 2 (V2) main battle tanks with digital vetronics under terms of a $49.8 million U.S. Army contract modification announced Friday.

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