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Northrop Grumman gets $45M for purchase of Gallium nitride full-rate production systems

Friday, January 31, 2020   (0 Comments)

By Dylan Malyasov  |  January 31, 2020  |  Defence Blog

 

U.S. defense contractor Northrop Grumman has received a contract modification by the U.S. Navy for the purchase of two Gallium Nitride full-rate production systems and spares in support of Program Executive Officer Land Systems, Quantico, Virginia, according to U.S. Department of Defense.

Gallium nitride (GaN) is often referred to as the future of high energy. This is a hard crystalline compound, and this material is faster and more efficient than other high-power semiconductor materials.

Companies like Northrop Grumman use this unique structure to enable the next generation of wideband communications, radar, electronic warfare, and navigation. READ MORE...


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