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BAE Awards Cobham $50 Million Contract for F-35

By Juliet Van Wagenen | October 19, 2015
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F-35 Lightning II
F-35 Lightning II. Photo: Cobham

[Avionics Today 10-19-2015] Cobham has received a series of orders from BAE Systems for microelectronic products valued at approximately $51 million for the F-35 Lightning II platform. Cobham Microelectronic Solutions, a business unit of the Cobham Advanced Electronics Solutions sector, will perform the work.
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). Other Cobham components onboard the F-35 Lightning II include 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.

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