Cobham recently received a series of orders from BAE Systems for microelectronic products totaling approximately $51M for the F-35 Lightning II platform.
The work will be performed by Cobham Microelectronic Solutions,
a business unit of the Cobham Advanced Electronics Solutions
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).
"These awards are the result of our leading edge technology and
dedicated effort to successfully execute this program while
simultaneously driving affordability," said Jill Kale, President of
Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions. "The F-35 is a critical and
enduring platform for the U.S. military and other allied
nations. We are proud to support F-35 customers around the
world with our innovative and cost effective solutions that add to
the capabilities of this revolutionary aircraft. Our industry
leading filtering capability, which enables greater system
sensitivity, and our solid program execution have enabled the
continued success of this program."
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, so the hundreds of employees who work on the components can see
how their hard work and dedication contributes to the capabilities
of the F-35.
About Cobham Microelectronic Solutions
Exceeding our customers' exacting standards with
innovative microelectronic solutions
We support the delivery of mission critical electronic
warfare, missiles, communications and radar applications. Our
RF microelectronic solutions boast industry leading phase
noise performance and high packaging density. By delivering
high capability systems with best value life cycle costs, we
help our customers maintain and expand their position.
The most important thing we build is trust.
We protect lives and livelihoods with our differentiated
technology and know-how, operating with a deep insight into
customer needs and agility. Our innovative range of technologies
and services solve challenging problems in harsh environments
across commercial, defense and security markets, from deep space to
the depths of the ocean, specializing in meeting the growing demand
for data, connectivity and bandwidth.
We employ more than 12,000 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
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