Trending Aerospace and Defense Products in 2022: February Edition

Trending Aerospace and Defense Products in 2022: February Edition

The worldwide aerospace and defense market has been growing at a rapid pace. RF/Microwave components are one of the key drivers of this industry. This market requires components to deliver outstanding mechanical properties while maintaining their RF characteristics with high accuracy, better shock resistance, and higher operating altitude. In this article, everything RF has compiled a list of trending Aerospace & Defense RF products in February 2022

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Low-SWaP Single-Channel Downconverter from 0.5 to 26.5 GHz

The TAC-3290 from Mercury Systems is a Single-Channel Downconverter that converts an input frequency from 0.5 – 26.5 GHz (extendable to 44 GHz) to an IF output frequency from 500 – 4500 MHz. It has selectable bandwidths that support fast tuning for a broad spectrum of signals, enabling user operation closer to the source of the signal of interest. offering flexibility and adaptability in the field. Read more.

Rugged Non-Latching, SPDT Relays from DC to 18 GHz

The GRF131 Series from Teledyne Relays are Non-Latching, SPDT Relays that operate from DC to 18 GHz. They have a switching time of less than 10 ms and provide high isolation between control and signal paths. The relays incorporate a precision transmission line structure in the internal construction of the contact system. Read more.

2 Way Multi-Octave Power Divider from 2 to 26.5 GHz

The DMS265 from TRM Microwave is a 2-Way Multi-Octave Power Divider that operates from 2 to 26.5 GHz. It can handle an input power of up to 10 W, has an insertion loss of 1 dB, and provides 15 dB of isolation. This power divider has a VSWR of less than 1.5:1, an amplitude balance of 0.4 dB, and a phase balance of 4°. Read more.

4 Way Power Divider from 4 to 18 GHz

The 804-2-11.500-M01 from MECA is a 4-Way In-Phase Power Divider that operates from 4 to 18 GHz. It can handle an input power of 30 W, has an insertion loss of less than 1 dB, and provides 20 dB of isolation. The power divider has an amplitude balance of less than 0.5 dB and a phase balance of better than 10°. It is available in a RoHS-compliant module that measures 1.98 x 1.46 x 0.40 inches with SMA-female connectors. Read more.

32 Way Power Divider from 0.7 to 6 GHz

The VPD0760A32 from VidaRF is a 32-Way Power Divider that operates from 0.7 to 6 GHz. This power divider can handle up to 30 W of power, has an insertion loss of less than 3 dB, and isolation of more than 16 dB. It has an excellent amplitude balance of ±0.8 dB and a phase balance of ±15 °. The RoHS-compliant power divider is available in a module with SMA Female connectors. Read more.

1 kW S-Band SPDT Switch from 3.05 to 3.55 GHz

The VLS1522A from Communications & Power Industries (CPI) is an S-Band SPDT Switch that operates from 3.05 to 3.55 GHz. It can handle an input power of up to 1000 W and has a switching time of less than 5 µs. The switch has an insertion loss of less than 1 dB and switched attenuation of more than 25 dB. Read more.

200 MHz to 6 GHz OCXOs with Sine Wave Output

The XO9095 series from Mtron PTI are high-frequency OCXOs with an oscillation frequency from 200 MHz to 6 GHz. The OCXOs have exceptional stability, low-g sensitivity, and low phase noise of -135 dBc/Hz at a 1 kHz offset. These oscillators require a supply voltage of 5 V and provide a Sinewave waveform output. Read more.

10 MHz Low Phase Noise OCXO

The O-CEX-0SXXYY-X-E-X-X-10.000 MHz from NEL Frequency Controls is an OCXO that operates at 10 MHz with frequency stability of ±2 ppb. It provides a sine wave output with an output amplitude of 14 dBm and phase noise of -151 dBc/Hz @ 10 Hz offset. The OCXO requires a DC voltage of 11 V and consumes less than 4.5 W of power. Read more.

12 kW Solid-State GaN Power Amplifier System from 2 to 4 GHz

The 2238 from Empower RF Systems is a Solid-State Class AB Pulsed Power Amplifier System that operates from 2 to 4 GHz. This amplifier is a multi-drawer integrated subsystem that features multiple high-power GaN devices to provide wide frequency response, high gain, high peak power, and low distortions. Read more.

6-Channel Switch Filter Bank with Amplifier from 1 to 20 GHz

The 6SFB-1G20G-LP-AMP-SFF-MS from Planar Monolithics Industries is a 6-Channel Switch Filter Bank preceded by an amplifier that operates from 1 to 20 GHz. It has fast switching speeds of less than 200 ns while maintaining a gain of 20 dB and a typical P1dB of 20 dBm. This SFB provides high harmonic rejection ideal for improved dynamic range in test and measurement applications built to withstand Military environments. Read more.

1 kW Scalable Power Amplifier for Airborne Applications

The 8508093-1 from CAES is a High-Power Amplifier that is available in frequency options from VHF through the S-band. This ruggedized subassembly can be integrated into most aerospace or defense systems like unmanned aircraft, surface vessels, ground vehicles, missiles, or space. The amplifier has a scalable design that can deliver over 1 kW of output power with 60 dB of gain. Read more.

Secure 2-Channel Software-Defined Radio from 2 to 512 MHz

The Badger from General Dynamics is a 2-Channel Software-Defined Radio that operates from 2 to 512 MHz. It is built using open architecture standards and provides a highly flexible voice and data communication platform. This radio is based on the long-proven Digital Modular Radio (DMR) that currently operates aboard U.S. Navy surface and sub-surface vessels, fixed sites, and other Department of Defense communication platforms. Read more.

Rugged Ka-Band Self-Biased Circulators Without Magnets

The Self-Biased Circulators from Metamagnetics are unique Ka-Band circulators that do not use magnetic materials. The circulators use an innovative material that is created by aligning magnetic grains and then processing them at high temperatures to create an ultra-dense compact material that is free of defects and voids. Read more.

Space-Qualified Microstrip Isolator from 10.4 to 12.4 GHz

The I104124/A from Smiths Interconnect is an X-band Low Power Microstrip Isolator that operates from 10.4 to 12.4 GHz. It has been designed for next-generation GEO HTTP satellites and can be used in filter demultiplexers. These low-power microstrip isolators are intended to be used within a hybrid construction and must be wire bonded into the user’s circuit. Read more.

Radiation Tolerant 20 GHz SPDT Absorptive Switch for Space Applications

The TDSW020A2T from Teledyne e2v HiRel Electronics is an Absorptive SPDT Switch that operates from DC to 20 GHz. It had been developed for use in demanding high reliability, space and defense applications and is now available with qualified material off-the-shelf. The switch has an insertion loss of less than 3 dB and provides isolation of more than 40 dB. Read more.

20 W Surface-Mount GaN Power Amplifier from 2 to 20 GHz

The QPA2966D from Qorvo is a Power Amplifier that operates from 2 to 20 GHz. It is based on GaN on SiC technology and delivers an output power of more than 20 W. The amplifier is available in a RoHS-compliant surface mount package and is suitable for use in communication systems, electronic warfare, radar, and test equipment applications. Read more.

FR-4 Process Compatible Low-loss Laminate Material

The I-TERA MT40 from Isola Group is a Low-Loss Laminate Material, suitable for many high-speed digital and RF/microwave printed circuit designs. This material has a dielectric constant (Dk) of 3.38 to 3.75 which is stable between -40°C and 140°C up to W-band frequencies (75 to 110 GHz). This laminate material offers a very low dissipation factor (Df) of 0.0028 to 0.0035. Read more.

6 GHz TNC Right Angle Crimp Plug for Industrial/Military Applications

The 031-6594 from Amphenol RF is a TNC Right Angle Crimp Plug that operates up to 6 GHz. This 50-ohm miniature plug is designed for LMR-240 (UltraFlex) cables from Times Microwave. It is IP67-rated to prevent water ingress in case of temporary submersion and can operate across a wide temperature range from -40 to 130°C. Read more.

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