Selex Galileo, RF Micro partner to deliver RF solutions

LINCOLN, U.K., 27 May 2008. Selex Galileo, a Finmeccanica company and one of Europe's aerospace and defense organizations, signed a strategic supply agreement with RF Micro Devices (RFMD), a designer and manufacturer of high-performance radio-frequency systems and solutions.

LINCOLN, U.K., 27 May 2008.Selex Galileo, a Finmeccanica company and one of Europe's aerospace and defense organizations, has signed a strategic supply agreement with RF Micro Devices (RFMD), a designer and manufacturer of high-performance radio-frequency systems and solutions.

Selex Galileo and RFMD's subsidiary, RFMD (U.K.) Ltd., have established a new strategic supply agreement on a long-term basis from the company's Newton Aycliffe facility.

It is anticipated that the new agreement will play a pivotal role in Selex Galileo's delivery of a range of key programs, including state-of-the-art AESA Radar products, while forging strong foundations for future business collaborations.

Speaking at the special signing ceremony which took place on May 23rd in London, Norman Bone, senior vice president, radar and advanced targeting, said:

"We operate in a highly competitive market so it is crucial that we align ourselves strategically with the best possible suppliers who will allow us to deliver our challenging business goals. RFMD's diverse portfolio of state-of-the-art semiconductor technologies combined with its RF systems expertise made them an obvious choice for our company. We look forward to forging a strong and successful relationship."

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