San Jose, California – Cobham recently received a series of orders from a leading missile manufacturer for electronic components for several missile programs totaling $157.5M. The work will be performed by Cobham Microelectronic Solutions, a business unit of the Cobham Advanced Electronics Solutions sector.

Cobham is a key supplier of radio frequency (RF) electronics that enable a missile’s guidance and processing. Cobham hardware spans RF converters, synthesizers, and transmitters, otherwise known as Integrated Microwave Assemblies (IMAs). The building blocks of these IMAs are based on Cobham’s innovative intellectual property for mixers, filters, and custom Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits (MMICs). Cobham’s world class RF production facility is enabled through assembly, inspection, and test automation processes that drive Cobham’s electronics to a very high level of reliability.

“For over 25 years, Cobham has partnered with leading defense primes and the Department of Defense for important missile programs,” said Jill Kale, President of Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions.  “We are proud to support their exceptional record of excellence through continuous measureable improvements and block upgrades. We look forward to continuing to support these critical programs.”

About Cobham 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 products with best value life cycle costs, we help our customers maintain and expand their position.

About Cobham

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, defence and security markets, from deep space to the depths of the ocean, specialising 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; defence electronics; air-to-air refuelling; aviation services; life support and mission equipment.


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