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Protecting against ballistic missiles and military satellites

Protecting against ballistic missiles and military satellites
RAF Fylingdales located at Snod Hill, near Pickering on the North Yorkshire Moors, is an integral part of the Ballistic Missile Early Warning System (BMEWS) for UK and US defence, with a secondary duty of detecting, reporting and tracking satellite activity, given that many currently in orbit are of a military nature and able to gather intelligence using diverse covert techniques.
25th April 2018

Satcom Divider Trays now available in all bands up to Q

Satcom Divider Trays now available in all bands up to Q
In recognising the needs of satcom ground station and teleport operators and systems integrators, AtlanTecRF has launched its new SDT range of Divider Trays. The functionality is relatively simple but the convenience factor delivered to the user brings very considerable benefits in terms of installation time and readiness for connection.
25th April 2018

Scientists improve tracking capabilities with signal processing

Scientists improve tracking capabilities with signal processing
  Target Detection will receive a vital boost thanks to pioneering signal processing research. A new method for processing signals to find and track difficult-to-detect targets has been developed by a consortium of scientists led by Professor Jonathon Chambers from the University of Leicester’s Department of Engineering.
24th April 2018


Gateway router brings next-gen connectivity to the aircraft

Gateway router brings next-gen connectivity to the aircraft
  Kontron has announced the addition of the ACE Flight 1600 Gateway Router to Kontron's ACE Flight product line. The ACE Flight 1600 Gateway Router is a small form factor, avionics networking platform, purpose built to provide enterprise-class security and connectivity to and throughout the aircraft.
11th April 2018

Duo raise the bar in next-gen mission critical communications

Duo raise the bar in next-gen mission critical communications
  IP communications enabler, Softil and Mission-Critical Push-To-Talk (MCPTT) server pioneer, Nemergent Solutions have jointly announced that they have combined their technologies and expertise to launch a best-of-breed end-to-end solution for next-gen Mission Critical Communications (MCC) over LTE and 5G.
14th March 2018

Flann supports Met Office in UK weather radar upgrade

Flann supports Met Office in UK weather radar upgrade
Flann Microwave has worked with the Met Office to provide a key component for the UK weather radar network and to help upgrade and future proof the system – including monitoring the current the current snowfalls affecting the UK. The network is a vital element in the Met Office’s weather forecasting and monitoring activities, with 15 stations making measurement from locations across the UK.
14th March 2018

Major US orders announced at the Satellite 2018 exhibition

Major US orders announced at the Satellite 2018 exhibition
Provider of high grade information security and communication capabilities, Spectra Group has announced the receipt of a series of significant North American orders for SlingShot, Spectra’s BLOS COTM (Beyond Line Of Sight Communications On The Move) system for tactical radios. Already popular with specialist users in the US, in the run up to Satellite 2018 Spectra Group has received a total of 12 separate orders with a combined value of over £2m.
14th March 2018

Extending off-air satellite simulation to multiple terminals

Extending off-air satellite simulation to multiple terminals
AtlanTecRF has launched the new Multi-Path Satellite Simulator System (the MSS Series). The MSS Systems are designed to ‘talk’ to two ground-based or mobile satcom stations, simultaneously, thereby replicating for test purposes, the satellite link while remaining off-air. Each system consists of three parts, a base control unit and two weatherproof transponders each of which can be orientated to connect with a system under test (SUT) antenna.
13th March 2018

World-first firing of air-breathing electric thruster

World-first firing of air-breathing electric thruster
In a world-first, an ESA-led team has built and fired an electric thruster to ingest scarce air molecules from the top of the atmosphere for propellant, opening the way to satellites flying in very low orbits for years on end. ESA’s GOCE gravity-mapper flew as low as 250 km for more than five years thanks to an electric thruster that continuously compensated for air drag. However, its working life was limited by the 40 kg of xenon it carried as propellant – once that was exhausted, the mission was over.
7th March 2018

Shielded surface mount inductors with established reliability

Shielded surface mount inductors with established reliability
Gowanda’s ER5025S series complements MIL-PRF-39010 QPL axial-leaded (thru-hole) products and enables their conversion to SMT circuitry via this new MIL-PRF-39010 qualified SMT series. ER5025S meets QPL’s ER requirements to failure rate level M (for /17 and /18). The performance ranges provided by this series include inductance from 0.10 to 10,000 µH, Q min from 40 to 60, SRF MHz min from 1.0 to 450, DCR Ohms max from 0.025 to 139, and current rating mA DC from 30 to 2245.
19th February 2018


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International Security Expo 2018
28th November 2018
United Kingdom London Olympia