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Reduce smallsat component costs by bridging gap between commercial and QML Class V options - Story

December 03, 2018
Constellations of small satellites (smallsats) promise to bring tangible benefits to national security space (NSS) programs, where there is a critical need to minimize construction and deployment costs. Multiple smallsats, defined as satellites with launch mass of 500 Kg or less, can be built quickly and cheaply and then deployed rapidly and responsively to implement a network of NSS assets that address today's ever-changing threat landscape.

Using RISC-V in FPGAs for strategic defense systems - Story

February 13, 2018
The defense market is often characterized as slow-moving and a laggard when it comes to high-tech components. The strict certifications and testing that are often required for upgrading military systems generally cannot be rushed. At the same time, though, there is growing demand to speed development cycles for the next generation of strategic defense products.

Microsemi agrees to acquire Vectron, a high-performance timing business - News

October 30, 2017
ALISO VIEJO, Calif. Officials at Microsemi Corp. entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the high-performance timing business of Vectron International, a Knowles company, for $130 million.

SSASM aimed to boost immunity from GPS spoofing, jamming - Product

October 04, 2017
The SyncServer S650 SAASM Time and Frequency Instrument from Microsemi is designed for high security, modern military electronics, and networks that require accurate and adaptable synchronization performance. The base timing I/O module has eight BNC connectors that come standard with the m...

Leveraging Space 1.0 capabilities to support Space 2.0 - Story

June 13, 2017
The traditional space industry is a place where products require high reliability and extensive testing; companies that have already established heritage and expertise dominate the industry. The recent emergence of Space 2.0 (as the emerging private or commercial spaceflight industry is often referred to now) provides even more opportunities. Contractors interested in pursuing opportunities in the Space 2.0 market should seek to partner with established Space 1.0 component manufacturers who can leverage their experience and expertise with traditional space products. In the end, it is these experienced companies that are in the best position to enable Space 2.0 contractors to be successful.

Microsemi to provide master reference oscillators for USAF SBIRS satellite program - News

September 01, 2016
ALISO VIEJO, Calif. Lockheed Martin representatives selected Microsemi?s master reference oscillator for the U.S. Air Force's Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) satellite program. Lockheed Martin is the prime contractor of the SBIRS program, which is replacing the 1970s Defense Support Program constellation.

Microsemi to sell RF & microwave, embedded security, and custom microelectronics businesses to Mercury Systems - News

March 23, 2016
CHELMSFORD, Massachusetts. Officials at Mercury Systems announced today that the company signed a definitive agreement with Microsemi Corp. to purchase its embedded security, RF and microwave, and custom microelectronics businesses for about $300 million. The additional RF and microwave technology should strengthen Mercury's capabilities in military radar and electronic warfare applications.