SAN DIEGO, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Cobham reports that it has received a series of orders for radio frequency microelectronics in support of the F-35 Lightning II program.
The electronics company did not give specific details of the orders or their monetary values, but said the orders were worth tens of millions of dollars.
"Our portfolio of microelectronic components and assemblies enable electronic warfare and radar system sensitivity, helping pilots achieve mission success by maintaining situational awareness and staying safe," said Jill Kale, president of Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions. "We are proud to continue to support F-35 customers around the world through successful program execution and affordability initiatives."
Cobham said more than 100 company components are on board every F-35 Lightning II, including microelectronic components, microwave systems, motion control solutions for the electro-optical targeting system gimbal, communications chips, pilot survival products and aerial refueling equipment.
Work on the orders will be conducted in Caifornia by Cobham Microelectronic Solutions, part of the Cobham Advanced Electronics Solutions sector.