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Cobham Awarded Contracts for F-35 Microelectronics

Cobham recently received a series of orders for radio frequency (RF) microelectronics that support the F-35 program.

San Diego, CALIF. - Cobham recently received a series of orders worth tens of millions of dollars for radio frequency (RF) microelectronics that support the F-35 program. The work will be performed by the San Diego, California location of Cobham Microelectronic Solutions, part of the Cobham Advanced Electronics Solutions sector. 


"Our portfolio of microelectronic components and assemblies enable electronic warfare (EW) 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.  "We are proud to continue to support F-35 customers around the world through successful program execution and affordability initiatives."


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


Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions' airborne offerings include high reliability and RF microelectronic components, integrated assemblies modules and subsystems, antenna and jammer solutions, as well as positioner and gimbal solutions and can be found on many platforms deployed throughout the world.


About Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions

We provide critical solutions on land, at sea, and in the air and space, by moving data through off-the-shelf and customized products and subsystems including RF, microwave, and high reliability microelectronics, antenna apertures and motion control solutions.


Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions supplies defense, aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets.



About Cobham

Cobham is a leading global technology and services innovator, respected for providing solutions to the most challenging problems, from deep space to the depths of the ocean. We employ more than 11,500 people on five continents, and have customers and partners in over 100 countries, with market leading positions in: wireless, audio, video and data communications, including satellite communications; defense electronics; air-to-air refueling; aviation services; life support and mission equipment.


Greg Caires
VP Corporate Communications, North America
+1 (703) 663 0274

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