Cobham has received orders worth tens of millions of dollars for radio frequency microelectronics for F-35 fighter jet program.
"Our portfolio of microelectronic components and assemblies enable electronic warfare and radar system sensitivity, helping pilots achieve mission success by maintaining situational awareness and staying safe," said Jill Kale, president of Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions Tuesday.
Cobham said more than 100 company components are on board every F-35 Lightning II, including microelectronic components, microwave systems, motion control solutions for the electro-optical targeting system gimbal, communications chips, pilot survival products and aerial refueling equipment.
Work on the orders will be conducted in Caifornia by Cobham Microelectronic Solutions, part of the Cobham Advanced Electronics Solutions sector.
Embraer Defence and Security has achieved a significant milestone in the KC-390 Tactical Military Tanker and Transport Aircraft program by demonstrating the Cobham aerial refuelling systems installed in KC-390's prototype 001. Configured as a tanker for the first time, a KC-390 test aircraft fitted with Cobham 912E wing mounted pods completed a series of successful flight trials during May 2016
Cobham received orders from a leading Defense firm for radio frequency (RF) microelectronics and antenna assemblies that support an airborne Electronic Warfare (EW) program. Cobham recently received a series of orders from a leading Defense firm for radio frequency (RF) microelectronics and antenna assemblies that support an airborne Electronic Warfare (EW) program valued at approximately $18M, the company said in a statement Monday
Cobham has developed a new family of Gallium-Nitride (GaN) Solid State Transmitter solutions. Pronounced as "solstice," SOLSTx is optimized for ground, maritime and airborne applications including air traffic control, weather, telemetry, fire control, and long range surveillance radars, the company said in a statement Monday
RUAG Australia has won 10 of the initial 11 component categories available to partner countries for F-35 Joint Strike Fighter regional sustainment. Starting in 2025, the company will have lead responsibility within the Pacific Region for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of Joint Strike Fighter components in four Repair Technology Groups - Valves (RTG F), Auxiliary Power Systems (RTG G), Landing Gear Components (RTG L) and Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Pneudraulics & Hydro-Mechanical (RTG H) – all of which are consistent with RUAG Australias core capabilities, the company announced Monday
Cobham has been awarded a contract by the Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office to develop a palletized aerial refuelling system to give the the US Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft the ability refuel other aircraft while inflight. Known as V-22 Aerial Refueling System (VARS), the system will utilize Cobham's existing FR300 Hose Drum Unit with some modifications
US Air Force's F-35A fighter caught fire when the pilot started the engine during a training exercise at Mountain Home Air Force Base in state of Idaho Friday. “The pilot had to egress the aircraft during engine start due to a fire from the aft section of the aircraft,”
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