Endwave makes microwave systems for Raytheon sat-coms

SUNNYVALE, Calif., 26 August 2005. Endwave Defense Systems today announced the receipt of follow-on orders from Raytheon Co. for 189 microwave subsystems to be used on the SMART-T program.

Aug 26th, 2005

SUNNYVALE, Calif., 26 August 2005. Endwave Defense Systems today announced the receipt of follow-on orders from Raytheon Co. for 189 microwave subsystems to be used on the SMART-T program.

SMART-T is a vehicle-based satellite-communication link.

The AN/TSC-154 SMART-T system (Secure Mobile Anti-Jam Reliable Tactical- Terminal) is a joint, mobile, multi-channel terminal that provides tactical users with secure, survivable, anti-jam, low probability of intercept and detection satellite communications in a HMMWV configuration. The program supports advancing forces as they move beyond the line-of-sight capability of Mobile Subscriber Equipment (MSE) and can use Milstar and commercial satellite communications links.

"These follow-on orders from Raytheon support our growing market position in high-frequency subsystems for defense applications," said Ed Keible, CEO and president of Endwave Corp. "At Endwave Defense Systems, we are proud to be part of a program that provides our troops around the world the best tools available to help manage an 'intelligent battlefield'."

Deliveries are expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2005, and will be completed in the fourth quarter of 2006. Endwave has been a supplier to the SMART-T program for the past seven years from Endwave Defense Systems' division in Diamond Springs, Calif.

Endwave Corp. designs, manufactures, and markets RF modules that enable the transmission, reception and processing of high-frequency signals in telecommunications networks, defense electronics and homeland security systems. Our RF modules are typically used in high-frequency applications and include integrated transceivers, amplifiers, synthesizers, oscillators, up and down converters, frequency multipliers and microwave switch arrays. Endwave has 38 issued patents covering its core technologies including semiconductor and proprietary circuit designs. Endwave is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., with operations in Diamond Springs, Calif.; Andover, Mass.; and Chiang Mai, Thailand. For more information, see www.endwave.com.

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