Electronic Warfare http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/taxonomy/term/9342/more en Frequency Dividers Tackle 0.5 to 18.0 GHz http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/components/frequency-dividers-tackle-05-180-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">A line of high-reliability frequency dividers has been developed for applications from 0.5 to 18.0 GHz in different division configurations. </div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/components/frequency-dividers-tackle-05-180-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/components/frequency-dividers-tackle-05-180-ghz#comments Communications Components Electronic Warfare Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:58:00 +0000 9761 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com Amplifier Boosts Forward and Backward http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/components/amplifier-boosts-forward-and-backward <div class="node-body article-body">A bidirectional solid-state amplifier provides 3 W output power from 30 to 3,000 MHz in a compact housing. </div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/components/amplifier-boosts-forward-and-backward" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/components/amplifier-boosts-forward-and-backward#comments Communications Components Electronic Warfare Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:46:00 +0000 9751 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com Navy Picks Lockheed Martin for Frigate Combat Management http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/systems-subsystems/navy-picks-lockheed-martin-frigate-combat-management <div class="node-body article-body">The Aegis CSL code has been adapted for use in the COMBATSS-21 system. </div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/systems-subsystems/navy-picks-lockheed-martin-frigate-combat-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/systems-subsystems/navy-picks-lockheed-martin-frigate-combat-management#comments Electronic Warfare Systems & Subsystems Fri, 07 Oct 2016 14:17:00 +0000 9711 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com Raytheon To Aid Aegis Missile-Guidance System http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/systems-subsystems/raytheon-aid-aegis-missile-guidance-system <div class="node-body article-body">Raytheon Co. has been awarded a $365 million contract by the U.S. Navy, Korea, and Japan for work on the Aegis Weapon System.</div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/systems-subsystems/raytheon-aid-aegis-missile-guidance-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/systems-subsystems/raytheon-aid-aegis-missile-guidance-system#comments Electronic Warfare Radar Systems & Subsystems Fri, 08 Jul 2016 13:36:00 +0000 9451 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com <p>Aegis is a missile-guidance system deployed aboard U.S. Naval vessels and ships for allied troops.</p> Particle-Filled Silicones Satisfy EMI Shielding Needs http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/materials/particle-filled-silicones-satisfy-emi-shielding-needs <div class="field-byline"> Dominic J. Testo, Specialty Silicone Products, Inc. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Silicone materials filled with conductive particles provide high levels of shielding and ease of use compared to traditional shielding solutions in a wide range of applications. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Silicones filled with conductive particles can provide generous EMI shielding without need of complex manufacturing processes.</div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/materials/particle-filled-silicones-satisfy-emi-shielding-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/materials/particle-filled-silicones-satisfy-emi-shielding-needs#comments Communications Materials Electronic Warfare Radar Thu, 07 Jul 2016 17:00:00 +0000 9431 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com Predicting the Performance of Defense Electronic Systems http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/systems-subsystems/predicting-performance-defense-electronic-systems <div class="field-deck"> High-level software programs can simulate the performance of tactical communications and radar systems, as well as how they behave under changing environmental conditions. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">System-level simulation software is often employed by military users not only for modeling performance, but also for training new operators on systems.</div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/systems-subsystems/predicting-performance-defense-electronic-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/systems-subsystems/predicting-performance-defense-electronic-systems#comments Communications Electronic Warfare Radar Systems & Subsystems Tue, 05 Jul 2016 16:08:00 +0000 9391 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com Instruments Team for EW and Radar Signal Analysis http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/test-measurement/instruments-team-ew-and-radar-signal-analysis <div class="field-byline"> Jim Taber </div> <div class="field-deck"> A high-performance record-and-playback system combines with a series of high-speed signal analyzers to form an effective signal analysis tool. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The combination of a high-performance record and playback system and a series of high-speed signal analyzers forms a signal analysis tool that is ideal for searching out and capturing threat signals. </div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/test-measurement/instruments-team-ew-and-radar-signal-analysis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/test-measurement/instruments-team-ew-and-radar-signal-analysis#comments Electronic Warfare Radar Test & Measurement Surveillance Thu, 07 Apr 2016 20:21:00 +0000 8421 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com TTL Phase Shifters Tune 360 Deg. to 37 GHz http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/components/ttl-phase-shifters-tune-360-deg-37-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">A line of flexible and twistable waveguide is available in standard lengths for use to 40 GHz.</div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/components/ttl-phase-shifters-tune-360-deg-37-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/components/ttl-phase-shifters-tune-360-deg-37-ghz#comments Components Electronic Warfare Tue, 08 Mar 2016 14:53:00 +0000 8181 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com Changes Are Coming in Defense Procurement http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/systems-subsystems/changes-are-coming-defense-procurement <div class="field-byline"> Lorne Graves </div> <div class="field-deck"> Tightened defense budgets signal changes for RF/microwave companies supplying components for these systems, along with a greater need for the use of an open architecture. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The use of an open architecture approach to the design and construction of integrated microwave assemblies (IMAs) will help the RF/microwave industry to meet the new higher-performance/lower-cost requirements of the DoD. </div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/systems-subsystems/changes-are-coming-defense-procurement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/systems-subsystems/changes-are-coming-defense-procurement#comments Communications Electronic Warfare Radar Systems & Subsystems Space Wed, 20 Jan 2016 20:40:00 +0000 7591 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com <p>The APG-79 AESA radar system, which employs numerous COTS components, uses an agile scanned radar beam for air-to-air and air-to-surface detection of targets. (Photo courtesy of Raytheon Co.)</p> EW: Meeting Future Challenges with Solutions http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/systems-subsystems/ew-meeting-future-challenges-solutions <div class="field-byline"> Peter Reese </div> <div class="field-deck"> Through the use of an open-systems architecture and industry cooperation, it will be possible to develop cost-effective EW systems for use in ever more complex EM operating environments. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The use of an open-systems architecture will help EW system developers meet challenging new performance challenges.</div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/systems-subsystems/ew-meeting-future-challenges-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/systems-subsystems/ew-meeting-future-challenges-solutions#comments Electronic Warfare Systems & Subsystems Tue, 29 Sep 2015 15:45:00 +0000 7421 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com