Contracts for F-35 Microelectronics

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.

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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.

Source: Cobham
Date: Sep 19, 2016