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BAE to Help Mature Air Force GaN Semiconductor Tech for Future Radar, EW Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 19, 2018 — BAE Systems will collaborate with the Air Force Research Laboratory to advance the development of gallium nitride semiconductor technology for the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday its cooperative agreement with AFRL aims to transition Air Force-built GaN microelectronics to the …

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Raytheon to Update Missile Defense Radar With GaN Under MDA Deal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 10, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will continue work to help develop ballistic missile defense radar components with the gallium nitride semiconductor material under a $10 million contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it will provide the hardware and software that …

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Intel Plans $7B Investment for Future Semiconductor Factory in Arizona

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 10, 2017 — Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) plans to allot more than $7 billion toward the development of a semiconductor factory in Chandler, Arizona, that could generate approximately 10,000 jobs in the region, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the future Fab 42 facility will utilize the 7-nanometer semiconductor …

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July 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Extends Gain Streak to 4 Days

The GovCon Index closed in positive territory for the fourth consecutive trading session Tuesday with a gain of 0.470 points to end at 76.867. Semiconductor and biotechnology stocks drove gains in U.S. markets Thursday despite a report that said consumer purchases fell 0.3 percent in June after a 1-percent climb in May, according to Bloomberg. …

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IBM to Shed Semiconductor Business in $1B Deal With Globalfoundries

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has agreed to sell its global commercial semiconductor technology business to Santa Clara, California-based computer chip manufacturer Globalfoundries for $1.5 billion, which would be paid to IBM over the next three years. The companies said Monday that the deal also includes an agreement for Globalfoundries to serve as IBM’s …

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