Aerospace, Military & Defence

Denchi begins volume production of battery solution for military applications

The Denchi Group continues to expand its portfolio of advanced energy storage solutions for the most challenging application environments. After completing extensive and rigorous field trials with certain key customers over the last 12 months, the company has now announced full availability of its 430935 6T series. Supplied in a …

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Shetland Space Centre receives £2 million boost to initiate satellite launch programme

Shetland Space Centre’s (SSC) plan to build and operate the UK’s only satellite launch site has been given a major boost by a £2,050,000 investment from Leonne International, the international private equity firm. The cash injection, which gives Leonne a 20 per cent stake in the business, will be used …

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EnSilica to Develop Next-Generation Ka Band Satellite Transceivers for the European Space Agency

EnSilica, a provider of custom ASIC design and supply services has announced it is developing a single-chip Ka band transceiver IC for the European Space Agency. The mmWave IC will form a key component of next-generation, low-cost hybrid automotive communication terminals – enabling vehicles to always be connected. The IC …

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Enhancing embedded cyber defences

Nexus Industrial Memory, exclusive distributor of ATEK’s Datakey products in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Scandinavia, is now supplying the new CryptoAuthentication line of memory tokens. The line comprises four products; the IAT4.5Kb, the IAX4.5Kb, the IAT10.5Kb and the IAX10.5Kb. All are ideal for embedded systems that require …

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Shetland Space Centre receives £2 million boost to initiate satellite launch programme

Shetland Space Centre’s (SSC) plan to build and operate the UK’s only satellite launch site has been given a major boost by a £2,050,000 investment from Leonne International, the international private equity firm. The cash injection, which gives Leonne a 20 per cent stake in the business, will be used …

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LYNX MOSA.ic Selected For F-35 Lightning II Mission System Avionics

Lynx Software Technologies, an innovator in modern platform software technologies, announced that the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program Office has accepted the recommendation from Lockheed Martin to adopt the LYNX MOSA.ic framework to support the upgrade of the mission system avionics for the F-35 Lightning II as part of the …

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Thuraya Showcases EnergyComms at IPTC 2020

Thuraya, the mobile satellite services subsidiary of the UAE-based Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), today announced that it is participating in the 12th International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) in Dhahran, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Visitors to IPTC 2020 will be able to view and test Thuraya’s voice, broadband and …

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Microchip announces space-qualified radiation-tolerant ethernet transceiver and embedded microcontroller

Ethernet is becoming more common in spacecraft to enable hardwired communication speed, support higher data rates, and facilitate interoperability between satellites and other spacecraft. As Ethernet in space applications continues to expand, Microchip Technology Inc. announced the industry’s first space-qualified Ethernet transceiver – a radiation-tolerant device based on a Commercial …

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TT Electronics acquires US aerospace and defence power supply business

TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered electronics for performance critical applications, announces it has completed the acquisition of a US-based business that designs and manufactures power electronics for defence and aerospace markets, enhancing TT’s ability to engineer complete power converters. TT has acquired the Covina, California-based business unit from Excelitas Technologies Corp. (Waltham, MA). …

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TECHMODAL WINS MULTI-YEAR ROYAL NAVY TRANSFORMATION CONTRACT

Techmodal, the Bristol and London based data specialists, have been successful in their bid to deliver positive transformational change in people, analytics and associated digital communications for the Royal Navy. Supporting Navy Command’s senior leadership in their programme to transform the Navy in 1000 days, under this framework contract Techmodal …

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