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General Atomics Unit to Develop High-Energy-Density Capacitors for Future Navy Microwave Platforms

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 2, 2018 — A General Atomics business unit will work to build capacitors with high energy density that will serve as components of future high-power microwave systems for the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the contract —  awarded to its electromagnetic systems business through the Defense Ordnance …

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BAE Systems Unveils Microwave Close-In Weapon for Naval Platforms

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 22, 2018 — BAE Systems has developed a microwave close-in weapon system that it hopes to install on U.S. Navy vessels to supplement the Mk38 defense platform and counter threats such as aircraft, drones, missiles and other ships, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Drive reported Thursday the technology is comprised of planar …

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L-3 Signals More Acquisitions This Year, CACI & Raytheon Pivot to Organic Growth Focus

Differing acquisition strategies among government services contractors and defense primes became a main discussion topic analysts raised in earnings calls Thursday morning with three GovCon companies that stated financial results. L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) hinted it could make more acquisitions this year with three announced already so far, while CACI International (NYSE: CACI) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) all signaled …

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Intelligent Decisions Sells US Army Comms, Transmission Systems Assets to Tribalco; Michele Friedman Comments

Intelligent Decisions has sold the company’s U.S. Army communications and transmission systems business assets to Bethesda, Maryland-based government services contractor Tribalco after the Army Contracting Command approved the transaction. Tribalco said Friday the deal includes ID’s position as one of 12 awardees on a potential $4.1 billion U.S. Army contract vehicle awarded in September 2013 for …

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Navy Orders Mercury Systems Electronic Parts

Mercury Systems (NASDAQ: MRCY) has been awarded a five-year, $7.3 million contract to produce electronic spare parts for the U.S. Navy’s ship-mounted electronic warfare systems, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Thursday. John Keller writes the digital, radio frequency and microwave components will be installed in the Navy’s AN/SLQ-32(V)6 shipboard EW system. …

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L-3 Acquires RF Microwave Tech Maker Miteq for $41M; John Mega Comments

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has purchased radio frequency microwave technology manufacturer Miteq for $41 million and will create a new business that will operate under the name L-3 Narda-Miteq. The transaction will combine Miteq’s RF microwave products and solid-state satellite communications components with similar technologies made by L-3’s Narda Microwave East company that is based in Hauppauge, …

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Ball Aerospace to Research AF Weather Satellite Tech; Tim Harris Comments

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has won a contract from the U.S. Air Force to develop concepts for measuring soil moisture and ocean surface vector winds by using a microwave instrument. The Defense Department is requiring the ideas for microwave sounding and imaging technology to be used for future weather …

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Kratos Subsidiary to Support Missile Defense Program with Microwave Technologies

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions‘ (NASDAQ: KTOS) Herley Industries subsidiary will provide critical microwave components to a U.S. defense contractor. Herley will manufacture specialized microwave components including flight termination receivers and beacon transponders for use in a missile defense program. Manufacturing for the $3.9 million contract will take place in Lancaster, …

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