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Cobham Semiconductor Solutions Receives Sole-Source NASA Contract

Cobham Semiconductor Solutions in Plainview, N.Y. will be the sole-source contract for radiation-tolerant analog multiplexers that will assist NASA researchers with a variety of space applications. The value of the contract has not yet been negotiated. Cobham will produce flight Aeroflex multiplexers, part numbers 8511-201-1S and 8512-201-1S. “An electronic multiplexer …

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DMEA Picks 8 Firms for $7B Follow-On Advanced Tech Engineering Services IDIQ

The Defense Microelectronics Activity has awarded positions on a potential $7.2 billion contract vehicle to eight companies to support the agency’s work on new technology insertions and applications for military systems. Contractors will bid for individual task orders over a 10-year ordering period to engineer components for the Defense Department to address operational issues with electronics’ hardware and software …

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MACOM Buys Cobham’s Aeroflex Diode Portfolio for $38M Cash

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings (Nasdaq: MTSI) has bought the Aeroflex radio frequency and microwave diode portfolio of Cobham through a $38 million cash transaction. John Croteau, MACOM president and CEO, said Monday the deal is intended to complement the company’s semiconductor business and that he expects the acquisition to be accretive on earnings and operating margin of the …

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Cobham Completes $1B Aeroflex Buy; Bob Murphy Comments

Cobham plc has finalized its approximately $1.46 billion acquisition of Aeroflex (NYSE: ARX) after shareholders and regulatory bodies approved the transaction. Following the completed transaction, the Aeroflex business will be consolidated with the British defense contractor’s advanced electronic solutions division and communications and connectivity business group. Cobham said Monday it expects the acquisition to boost the company’s current …

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