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11:26 AM, October 20, 2015
F-35 Lightning II

Cobham has won a $51 million orders from BAE Systems to equip the F-35 Lightning II platform with microelectronic products.

Cobham's offering for the recent orders on the F-35 platform includes microelectronic components and integrated microelectronic assemblies for radar and electronic warfare (EW).

"The F-35 is a critical and enduring platform for the US military and other allied nations. Our industry leading filtering capability, which enables greater system sensitivity, and our solid program execution have enabled the continued success of this program." said Jill Kale, President of Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions.

More than 100 Cobham components are onboard every F-35 Lightning II, including microelectronic components, microwave systems, motion control solutions for the Electro-optical Targeting System (EOTS) gimbal, communications cryptography chips, pilot survival products and aerial refueling equipment.

Cobham Microelectronic Solutions was selected by Lockheed Martin for a Cockpit Demonstrator event at the San Diego facility on Aug. 25.

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