Cobham wins orders for electronic warfare components and subsystems

27 April 2016 (Last Updated April 27th, 2016 18:30)

Cobham has been awarded a series of contracts for the supply of electronic warfare components and subsystems for an airborne electronic intelligence (ELINT) platform.

Cobham has been awarded a series of contracts for the supply of electronic warfare components and subsystems for an airborne electronic intelligence (ELINT) platform.

Under the orders totalling $5.5m, Cobham's electronics will be integrated into a sensor suite that provides intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) capability.

Work under the contract will be carried out by Cobham Microelectronic Solutions, a unit of the Cobham Advanced Electronics Solutions sector.

"Our radio frequency (RF) microelectronic solutions boast industry leading phase noise performance and high packaging density."

Cobham Microelectronics Solutions senior vice-president and general manager Andy Graven said: "Cobham is proud to support our key customers on some of the nation's most advanced ISR programs.

"Our radio frequency (RF) microelectronic solutions boast industry leading phase noise performance and high packaging density."

Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions' ISR related products include microelectronics, waveguide, rotary joints, and integrated assemblies for radar and electronic warfare applications.

Additionally, the company offers active electronically scanned array (AESA) antenna solutions for sense and avoid and other applications as well as antenna drive electronics, pedestals and tactical common datalinks (TCDL).

Cobham Microelectronic Solutions supports the delivery of mission critical electronics for electronic warfare, missiles, communications and radar applications.

The company has recently secured a $7.2bn advanced technology support programme IV (ATSP4) indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from the Defense Microelectronics Activity (DMEA).

ATSP4 programme will focus on resolving problems with obsolete, unreliable, unmaintainable, underperforming, or incapable electronics hardware and software through development of advanced technology insertions and applications to meet the requirements of the US Department of Defense for a quick reaction capability.