TITLE

Northrop Grumman Begins Installing First EHF Satcom Hardware on B-2

AUTHOR(S)
Massé, Dan
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Microwave Journal;May2010, Vol. 53 Issue 5, p55
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the move by Northrop Grumman Corp. to install the first set of extremely high frequency (EHF) Increment 1 hardware satellite communications program to U.S. Air Force's B-2 stealth bomber. It states that EHF allows the jet to send and receive battlefield information up to 100 times faster via satellite. In addition, EHF hardware programs include integrated processing unit, disk drive unit and network fiber optic cable to support data transfers.
ACCESSION #
50987292

 

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