Megaphase-Planetary Resources, which plans to mine near-Earth asteroids for raw materials, will utilize the company's GrooveTube cable assemblies. Megaphase's cables were previously used by the Japanese Hayabusa space probe. That probe was tasked with capturing asteroid particles.

Agilent-The company's Advanced Design System (ADS) software has been selected by ADATA Technology Co.,a Taipei, Taiwan-based developer of memory modules.

Texas Instruments (TI) and PureWave Networks-Have collaborated on the PureWave Constellation, a family of Long-Term-Evolution (LTE) small-cell base stations. TI contributed KeyStone-based wireless-infrastructure systems-on-a-chip (SoCs) to the effort.

Altair Semiconductor-The company's Hornet TD-LTE chipset has been selected by Olive Telecom, an India-based developer of Long-Term-Evolution (LTE) -enabled products. The chipset was only recently introduced to the Indian market.

Raytheon Co.-Has been awarded a $106.4-million contract modification by the US Navy. The previously awarded contract was for the production of Aegis-related equipment, including the AN/SPY-1(D)V radar transmitter and MK99 Mod 14 Fire Control System.

Lockheed Martin-Has been awarded a $1.05-billion, five-year contract by the US Navy. Lockheed Martin will provide more than 200 digital cockpits and integrated mission systems and sensors for the MH-60R "Romeo" and MH-60S "Sierra" helicopters. In addition, the company has been awarded $391 million in production orders by the US Army for a new radar system. This system is intended to provide soldiers with enhanced 360-deg. protection from rocket, mortar, and artillery fire.

Murata-Has selected Black Sand Technologies to provide silicon power-amplifier (PA) technology, which will be utilized for integrated RF front-end products. These products will be used to increase the integration of Third-Generation (3G) smartphones, tablets, and datacards.

ANADIGICS-Is shipping production volumes of its AWT6621 HELP4 PA to NEC Casio Mobile Communications. The PAs are intended for the MEDIAS IS11N smartphone.

ASC Signal-Will be providing a significant number of Ka-band antennas to a European satellite operator. With uniquely designed sub-reflector-tracking (SRT) technology, the antennas claim to provide a heightened level of tracking accuracy and gain stability compared to other antennas in this category.

Magal Security Systems-Has secured two contracts to supply and install multi-layer Perimeter Intrusion Detection Systems (PIDS) in two new prisons in Latin America. The contracts total $2.5 million.

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