MACOM to Supply Northrop Grumman with MMIC Semiconductor Technology for Airborne Sensor Systems

by | Aug 6, 2013

LOWELL, Mass., July 30, 2013”M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (MACOM) (Nasdaq:MTSI), a leading supplier of highperformance RF, microwave, and millimeter wave products, today announced it is supplying Northrop Grumman with semiconductor technology for the development of next generation airborne defense sensor systems.

MACOM will supply Northrop Grumman with its market-leading GaAs based MMIC technologies, aimed at enabling significant improvements in the capabilities, flexibility and affordability of airborne surveillance and sensor systems used across multiple airborne platforms.

“The acute and enduring challenge facing defense contractors — higher performance systems with improved affordability– is accelerating the pace of innovation in the defense market-space. Our collaboration with customers like Northrop Grumman has resulted in design, test and manufacturing processes that yield high performance products and a cost-effective, highly dependable supply chain,” said John Croteau, President and CEO of MACOM. “MACOM has a long, successful history of working in the defense industry and we are pleased to be working with Northrop Grumman on the next wave of airborne defense sensor systems.”


M/A-COM Technology Solutions ( is a leading supplier of high performance RF, microwave, and millimeter wave products that enable next-generation Internet and modern battlefield applications.

Recognized for its broad catalog portfolio of technologies and products, MACOM serves diverse markets, including CATV, wireless and optical communications infrastructure, satellite, radar, automotive, industrial, medical, and mobile devices. A pillar of the RF and microwave industry, we thrive on more than 60 years of solving our customers’ most complex problems.

Headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, MACOM is certified to the ISO9001 international quality standard and ISO14001 environmental management standard. MACOM has design centers and sales offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.


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