Trending Aerospace & Defense Products in 2023: July Edition

Trending Aerospace & Defense Products in 2023: July Edition

Aerospace and defense products are used by Military programs to develop solutions to protect and serve the nation. These products include software-defined radio (SDR) transceivers, digital frequency synthesizers, block downconverters (BDC), diplexers, SAW bandpass filters, GaN power amplifiers, high-speed threshold detectors, etc.  

everything RF has compiled a list of Aerospace and defense products that are new and trending on everything RF in July. Visit the Aerospace and defense Hub on everything RF to keep up to date with this sector.

Miniature Programmable Transceiver from 400 MHz to 16 GHz

The Multiband Miniature Transceiver (MMT) from Cubic operates in the UHF, L, S, C, and Ku bands from 400 MHz to 16 GHz. It provides the basis for the two-way transport of video and IP data between airborne platforms and land or maritime users. This radio supports programmable waveforms and has been tested for interoperability with U.S. standard CDL and bandwidth-efficient CDL waveforms. It can also be programmed with legacy and custom waveforms and can store more than a dozen, different, field-selectable waveform modes for even wider interoperability. Read more

Software Defined Radio (SDR) Transceiver from 30 kHz to 54 MHz

The FLEX-6400 from FlexRadio is a Software Defined Radio (SDR) Transceiver that operates from 30 kHz to 54 MHz. It has 2 independent band/mode receivers and supports full-duplex cross-band operation. This transceiver has a Reciprocal Mixing Dynamic Range (RMDR) of 110 dB and a direct sampling rate of 122.88 Msps. It utilizes SmartSDR™ software that offers compatibility across the entire FLEX-6000 Signature Series family to deliver continuous leveraged software enhancement. With a PC, laptop, or Mac client users can utilize up to two 7 MHz spectrum/waterfall displays and independent receivers. This SDR can be accessed remotely using the latest SmartLink® technology using an internet connection. Read more

4-Channel Monitoring Receiver from 20 to 520 MHz for EW/SIGINT Applications

The HUGIN 304DF from Novator Solutions is an RF Monitoring Receiver that operates from 20 to 520 MHz (optional range of 0.5 to 6 GHz). It has a two-stage superheterodyne Rx architecture with 4 receiver channels with an instantaneous bandwidth of 80 MHz each. This receiver also has 60 audio channels and 4 IQ channels (a total of 64 DDRs) enabling simultaneous monitoring, listening, and recording of analog clear voice Push to Talk (PTT) communication using FM, AM, or SSB modulation. It has an automotive direction finder and is optimized for quick deployment in any vehicle platform for EW/SIGINT applications. Read more

High-Performance Remote Wideband Recorder & Receiver from 9 kHz to 18 GHz

The RFeye SenS Remote 100-18 from CRFS is a Remote Spectrum Receiver with I/Q Recording that operates from 9 kHz to 18 GHz. It combines the RF and edge-processing capabilities of the RFeye Node 100-18 together with the high-speed recording feature of the RFeye SenS family. This recorder can perform all the functions of a standard RFeye Node but with the addition of full-rate wideband I/Q streaming (100 MHz IBW). The system uses a powerful COTS processor for secure rack-mounted recording and can be positioned in fixed, unmanned locations such as on a mast or tower. Read more

GPS L1/L2 Band Anti-Jam/Anti-Spoof Systems for Airborne Platforms

The DIGAR™ from BAE Systems are Advanced GPS Anti-Jam/Anti-Spoof Systems for airborne platforms. They support up to 16 simultaneous steered beams to provide superior jamming immunity in the most challenging environments. These systems provide simultaneous L1/L2 band protection and support Y-Code and M-Code anti-jamming. They are compatible with two to seven-element CRPA systems and feature situational awareness (direction finding). The anti-jam systems include an RS-422 interface for control/status/instrumentation. Read more

 Link 16 Data Link Terminal for Airborne Military Applications

The MIDS-LVT(1) from Viasat is a Data Link Terminal that supports Link 16 networking for aircraft and shipboard connectivity. It delivers data throughput of 26.8-1102 Kbps (TADIL J Coded), can deliver voice capabilities at 2.4 kbps (LPC-10) & 16 kbps (CVSD), and has air-to-ground & air-to-air TACAN capabilities. This terminal provides all operational modes of the Link 16 waveform and implements all required Multifunctional Information Distribution System (MIDS) host interfaces for both US and coalition integration. Read more

High-Performance Digital Frequency Synthesizer from 0.1 to 20 GHz

The SpectrumSeries DS-3000 synthesizer from Mercury Systems is a high-performance direct digital synthesis (DDS)-based frequency synthesizer. It can be used to synthesize signals up to 20 GHz with a 1 Hz resolution and has industry-leading phase noise of 121 dBc/Hz at 10 GHz with 10 kHz offset. The SpectrumSeries DS-3000 synthesizer has been designed to support the advanced frequency conversion requirements of customers and operates in the harshest environments. Read more

Surface-Mount Switched Filter Bank MMICs from 6 to 18 GHz

The LW48-797 Series from Linwave Technology are Hybrid Switched Filter Bank MMICs that operate from 6 to 18 GHz. They have integrated LNA, limiter, and GaAs switches with ports fully matched to 50 ohms. These MMICs have a switching speed of less than 100 ns and provide 14 dB of gain (in switched paths) and 50 dB of rejection. They offer a broadband solution and allow users to shrink high Q filter space and take advantage of matched supporting components to ensure optimum performance. Read more

VITA 67.3 SMPM/SMPS Contact Terminations from DC to 65 GHz

The VITA 67.3 SMPM/SMPS Contact Terminations from SV Microwave operate from DC to 65 GHz. They provide a shielding effectiveness of more than 100 dB and have a dielectric withstanding voltage of 325 V (RMS). These terminations can withstand up to 500 mating cycles and have an operating temperature range from -65°C to +165°C. Read more

25 W Hermetically Sealed Solid-State Power Amplifier from 3.3 to 5 GHz

The RFLUPA02G06GN from RF-Lambda is a Hermetically Sealed Solid-State Power Amplifier that operates from 3.3 to 5 GHz. It delivers a saturated output power of 43.5 dBm (~22 W) with 50 dB of gain. This power amplifier requires a DC supply of 28 V and consumes less than 3.5 A of current. It is available in a module that measures 148 x 52 x 25 mm with SMA-female connectors and is suitable for use in wireless infrastructure, test & measurement, and military & defense applications. Read more

E-Band Diplexers from 71-76/81-86 GHz for Commercial & Military Applications

The Hades X2 Series from Filtronic are Active Diplexers that operate in the E-Band from 71 to 76 and 81 to 86 GHz. They can be configured to incorporate a range of GaAs and/or InP amplifiers in both the Tx and Rx chain and include the option to power combine 2 GaAs PAs to deliver market-leading linear Tx powers for long-range terrestrial and non-terrestrial E-Band communications. These diplexers deliver Tx saturated output power of up to 30 dBm and support high linearity 512QAM modulation. It has an RF detector sensitivity of 10 mV/dB (at 4 dBm) and 100 mV/dB (at 24 dBm). Read more

IP67/IP68-Rated Waterproof RF and Microwave Connectors

The Pisces Series are waterproof connectors from IntelliConnect that have been developed for use in mil-aerospace, SCADA, marine, medical, transportation, and oil and gas applications. These IP67 and IP68 rated connectors are sealed internally and are therefore waterproof when unmated. They are available in various connector formats that include: ABMS (Rugged MCX), N-Type, Push-Pull, TNC, and SMA. Read more

Military-Grade SAW Bandpass Filter with Passband from 902 to 928 MHz

The 1080-210 from Southwest Antennas is a Standalone SAW Bandpass Filter with a passband from 902 to 928 MHz. It has a passband insertion loss of less than 3.5 dB and provides an out-of-band rejection of -40 dBc (at 880 MHz). This filter has been designed to be installed in-line into a system when additional RF filtering is required to improve the system performance and is suitable for operation in congested, high-interference RF environments. It can be utilized to eliminate interference from other co-located radios operating outside of the operating frequency range, providing increased performance for radio systems and attached antennas. Read more

Rugged, Multiband Vehicular-Mounted Antenna from 225 to 2000 MHz

The ARA-252 from ARA is a Multiband Vehicular-Mounted Antenna that operates from 225 to 2000 MHz. It provides a gain of 2 dBi and has a VSWR of 2.0:1. This 50-ohm single-port antenna can handle an input power of up to 125 W and does not require any tuning or ground plane for operation. It is an environmentally qualified, Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS), TRL-8 (Technology Readiness Level) antenna and bolts to a standard universal antenna mount, or a NATO standard 4.5-inch bolt circle found on most military vehicles. Read more

UHF Transceiver from 390 to 450 MHz for Mission-Critical Space Applications

The C/TT-510 from L3Harris Technologies is a UHF Command and Control Transceiver with a Tx frequency from 390 to 405 MHz and an Rx frequency from 435 to 450 MHz. It is suitable for use in missions and critical scenarios where data links are required between two spacecraft. This radiation-tolerant transceiver can be configured for full-duplex or half-duplex operations and supports BPSK/QPSK modulations. The full-duplex option with coherent transponding offers navigation capabilities like two-way Doppler ranging as well as the capability to be upgraded with future ranging algorithms. Read more

High-Speed TTL Threshold Detector from 2 to 18 GHz

The TD-30T-218-FC-HS-ROHS from Quantic PMI (Planar Monolithics) is a High-Speed Threshold Detector that operates from 2 to 18 GHz. It has a dynamic range from -20 dBm to +5 dBm, a response time of less than 100 ns and provides a TTL output. This detector uses an integrated solder pin to adjust the threshold level at the output. It requires a DC supply of 12 V and consumes less than 100 mA of current. This RF detector is available in a surface-mountable module that measures 0.80 x 0.62 x 0.40 inches with removable SMA (female) connectors. Read more

100 W Ka-Band GaN Solid-State Power Amplifier from 18 to 40 GHz

The QPB2040N from Qorvo is a Solid-State Amplifier that operates in the Ka-Band from 18 to 40 GHz. It delivers a saturated output power of 50 dBm (100 W) with a power gain of 11 dB and has a power-added efficiency of 9.8%. This GaN amplifier is based on Qorvo’s patented and field-proven Spatium combining technology that provides unprecedented Solid-State Power Amplifier (SSPA) performance in a rugged, compact, and lightweight package. It is an excellent alternative to traveling wave tube amplifiers and is the ideal building block for various millimeter-wave subsystems with wide-ranging applications. Read more

20 W GaN Power Amplifier from 8.2 to 11.8 GHz

The ADPA1122 from Analog Devices is a Power Amplifier that operates from 8.2 to 11.8 GHz. It delivers an output power of 20 W with a small signal gain of 31 dB and a power-added efficiency (PAE) of 46%. This GaN amplifier has an integrated temperature-compensated RF power detector and is optimized for pulsed applications such as military, marine, and weather radar. It requires a DC supply of 28 V and consumes 200 mA of current. The amplifier is available in an 18-terminal surface-mount package that measures 7 x 7 mm. Read more

Block Downconverter from 27 - 29.5 GHz for Profession/Military Applications

The ACCVR-KaL-E29-V4 from ACORDE is a Block Downconverter (BDC) that converts input frequencies from 27 - 29.5 GHz to output frequencies from 950 - 2450 MHz. It provides a gain of 30 dB with a noise figure of less than 15 dB and has a phase noise of -125 dBc/Hz (@1 MHz offset). This downconverter provides an image rejection of more than 45 dB, has an output P1dB of 10 dBm, and in-band spurious emission of better than -50 dBc. It is a high-reliability solution designed for harsh environmental conditions, with every unit fully tested in an environmental chamber and delivered with a complete factory acceptance test report. Read more

Digital Beamforming GPS Anti-Jamming System

The MSAS-100 from Collins Aerospace is a Digital Beamforming GPS Anti-Jamming System for military applications. It supports 24 simultaneous steered beams to provide superior jamming immunity in the most severe GPS-challenged environments. The system consists of high-performance ground GPS antijam antenna electronics with an integrated, seven-element CRPA antenna. It provides simultaneous L1/L2 protection and supports Y-Code and M-Code anti-jamming. The Space Frequency Adaptive Processing (SFAP) beamforming architecture mitigates multiple broadband, partial band and narrow band jammers simultaneously. Read more

High Power, High Data Rate MANET Radio from 400 MHz to 6 GHz

The TSYS10XX from Triad RF Systems is a MANET Radio that operates from 400 MHz to 6 GHz. It has channel bandwidths of 5, 10, and 20 MHz, delivers a data rate of 65 Mbps (UDP) and 50 Mbps (TCP). This radio supports the Silvus - Mobile Networked MIMO (MN-MIMO) waveform with C-OFDM, BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, and 64-QAM modulation schemes. It has a sensitivity of -102 dBm and an average latency of 7 ms. The radio has dual-band capability and can have one primary and one alternate band. It includes spatial multiplexing, space-time coding & Eigen beamforming antenna processing features. Read more

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