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December 2008

AS-2167/TPX-46(V) Antenna Upgrade

Antenna Associates Inc. of Brockton, MA has designed and developed a form, fit, function replacement for the AS-2167/TPX-46(V) and AS-2167A/TPX-46(V) Antennas.

Antenna Associates previously manufactured the AS-2167/TPX-46(V) and AS-2167A/TPX-46(V) Antennas for the military.  Since many of the parts of these antennas are now obsolete, Antenna Associates decided to incorporate current manufacturing and performance improvements that have evolved since the original antenna was designed over twenty years ago.  Antenna Associates’ AA2400 Antenna is the result of our efforts.

The AA2400’s performance is identical to that of the AS-2167/TPX-46(V) and AS-2167A/TPX-46(V) Antennas while the antenna’s mechanical properties near identical.  The AA2400 comes complete with optical sights and is boresighted at the factory per the AS-2167/TPX-46(V) and AS-2167A/TPX-46(V) Antenna’s specifications.

Antenna Associates, Inc. is innovative in the design, development, manufacture, repair and refurbishment of microwave antennas and antenna systems for defense and commercial markets worldwide.  From our headquarters located in Brockton, MA, Antenna Associates distributes our products to market leaders in both the defense and commercial markets.

April 2008

Weather Radar Antenna System

Antenna Associates Inc. of Brockton, MA has designed and developed a new Full Time Dual Linear Polarized Weather Radar Antenna System named the WS42C System.  The equipment consists of a 4.2 M antenna operating at 5.2 to 5.8 MHz with active Horizontal and Vertical Linear Polarizations and a dual axis antenna positioner.

The WS42C System Dual Polarized Weather Radar Antenna System utilizes DC Brushless Motors and is accurate to .01 Degrees in both Azimuth and Elevation.  Its antenna provides an exceptional 45dBi of Gain in both Horizontal and Vertical Linear Polarizations.

Antenna Associates, Inc. is innovative in the design, development, manufacture, repair and refurbishment of microwave antennas and antenna systems for defense and commercial markets worldwide.  From our headquarters located in Brockton, MA, Antenna Associates distributes our products to market leaders in both the defense and commercial markets.

January 2008

Antenna Associates receives order for ADS-B Antennas

January 2008

Hill AFB Contracts Antenna Associates to Repair and Refurbish Antennas for the AN/TPS-75 Radar System

December 2007

AAI Contracted for Repair and Refurbishment of approximately 50 X Band Antennas of various sizes

December 2007

Hill AFB Contracts Antenna Associates to produce Waveguide Assemblies for the AN/TPS-75 Radar System

September 2007

Antenna Associates receives add-on order for ADS-B Antennas

May 2007

US Navy places order for complete SSR Antenna System

May 2007

Antenna Associates awarded order for ADS-B Antennas

February 2007

Antenna Associates awarded contract for repair and refurbishment of miscellaneous Aircraft Antennas

February 2007

2/20/2007 AA-9 Rotating Pedestal / Positioner

Antenna Associates Inc. of Brockton, MA has developed a dual function rotating pedestal called the AA-9.  This pedestal is capable of BOTH rotating in azimuth at a fixed speed and “point and shoot” at a requested position.  This unit can be used as for pointing antennas or optical equipment.

Rotational accuracy is another huge benefit to this rotating pedestal.  The AA-9 monitors, verifies and corrects its own position thousands of times per second maintaining an extremely high degree of accuracy.

The torque of the AA-9 is another selling point.  The compact unit has the torque capable of rotating a 14 foot, 200 lb. antenna at 60 RPM while maintaining rotational speed within 1/100th of a radian/second.

Antenna Associates, Inc. is innovative in the design, development, manufacture, repair and refurbishment of microwave antennas and antenna systems for defense and commercial markets worldwide.  From our headquarters located in Brockton, MA, Antenna Associates distributes our products to market leaders in both the defense and commercial markets.

January 2007

Antenna Associates Inc. of Brockton, MA was awarded a repair and overhaul contract for the AN/TPS-70 Antenna System’s Omni Directional IFF/SSR (Identification Friend or Foe / Secondary Surveillance Radar) Antennas with Hill AFB

Antenna Associates Inc. will repair, retune and range test the AN/TPS-70 Identification Friend or Foe Antennas bringing them back to original state.  The antennas will then be returned to Hill AFB where they will rejoin the rest of the AN/TPS-70 Radar System.

Globalsecurity.org describes the AN/TPS-70 as, “The Westinghouse (now Northrop-Grumman) AN/TPS-70 3-Dimensional phased array radar is a single-channel, search and secondary mobile system that provides the operator with the capability to track 500 targets, displaying target range, height, azimuth, Identification Friend/Foe (IFF) information from an altitude of 0 to 100,000 feet to a maximum range of 240 nautical miles”. Reference more on the AN/TPS-70 Radar System at: http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/systems/aircraft/systems/an-tps-70.htm

Antenna Associates, Inc. is innovative in the design, development, manufacture, repair and refurbishment of microwave antennas and antenna systems for defense and commercial markets worldwide.  From our headquarters located in Brockton, MA, Antenna Associates distributes our products to market leaders in both the defense and commercial markets.

January 2007

Antenna Associates Inc. of Brockton, MA was awarded a repair and overhaul contract for the AN/TPS-70 Antenna System’s Omni Directional IFF/SSR (Identification Friend or Foe / Secondary Surveillance Radar) Antennas with Hill AFB

Antenna Associates Inc. will repair, retune and range test the AN/TPS-70 Identification Friend or Foe Antennas bringing them back to original state.  The antennas will then be returned to Hill AFB where they will rejoin the rest of the AN/TPS-70 Radar System.

Globalsecurity.org describes the AN/TPS-70 as, “The Westinghouse (now Northrop-Grumman) AN/TPS-70 3-Dimensional phased array radar is a single-channel, search and secondary mobile system that provides the operator with the capability to track 500 targets, displaying target range, height, azimuth, Identification Friend/Foe (IFF) information from an altitude of 0 to 100,000 feet to a maximum range of 240 nautical miles”. Reference more on the AN/TPS-70 Radar System at: http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/systems/aircraft/systems/an-tps-70.htm.

Antenna Associates, Inc. is innovative in the design, development, manufacture, repair and refurbishment of microwave antennas and antenna systems for defense and commercial markets worldwide.  From our headquarters located in Brockton, MA, Antenna Associates distributes our products to market leaders in both the defense and commercial markets.

December 2006

Antenna Associates Inc. of Brockton, MA successfully delivers five hundred and nine Altimeter Antennas to the US Navy.  The Altimeter Antennas are part of the US Navy’s AN/APN-194(V) Altimeter

The AN/APN-194(V) Altimeter designed by Honeywell Military Avionics, is in use in many countries around the world including the US, Japan, Spain, New Zealand, Korea, Australia, Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom to name a few.  Antenna Associates also manufactures antennas for the AN/APN-209(V) Altimeter, also a Honeywell product.

Honeywell is the OEM of the AN/APN-194(V) and the AN/APN-209(V) Radar Altimeters.  Antenna Associates is the only Honeywell Licensed manufacturer of the AN/APN-194(V) and AN/APN-209(V) Altimeter Antennas.  Antenna Associates Inc. is in its tenth year of production for the AN/APN-194 and the AN/APN-209 Altimeter Antennas.

Antenna Associates, Inc. is innovative in the design, development, manufacture, repair and refurbishment of microwave antennas and antenna systems for defense and commercial markets worldwide.  From our headquarters located in Brockton, MA, Antenna Associates distributes our products to market leaders in both the defense and commercial markets.

October 2006

Antenna Associates Inc. of Brockton, MA was awarded a repair and overhaul contract for the AN/TPS-75 Antenna System’s IFF/SSR (Identification Friend or Foe / Secondary Surveillance Radar) Antennas with Hill AFB

Antenna Associates Inc. will repair, retune and range test the AN/TPS-75 Identification Friend or Foe Antennas bringing them back to original state.  The antennas will then be returned to Hill AFB where they will rejoin the rest of the AN/TPS-75 Radar System.  Antenna Associates has been performing overhauls and providing new antennas for the AN/TPS-75 IFF Antennas since 1985.

Antenna Associates has much experience with the AN/TPS-75 Identification Friend or Foe Antennas.  Antenna Associates had a previous contract to manufacture new IFF Antennas for the AN/TPS-75 Radar System.  Antenna Associates has also designed a replacement IFF Antenna for the AN/TPS-75 Radar System.

Raytheon describes the AN/TPS-75 radar system as “a mobile, tactical radar system capable of providing radar azimuth, range, height and Identification Friend or Foe information for a 240-nautical-mile area. It is a deployable/transportable radar system that provides long range radar data to support operations and control of tactical aircraft. The AN/TPS-75 radar system provides a "real-time" radar airspace picture and data in support of the battle commander and the ground theater air control system via radio, telephone, microwave relay, or satellite communications link”

Antenna Associates, Inc. is innovative in the design, development, manufacture, repair and refurbishment of microwave antennas and antenna systems for defense and commercial markets worldwide.  From our headquarters located in Brockton, MA, Antenna Associates distributes our products to market leaders in both the defense and commercial markets.

October 2006

Antenna Associates Inc. of Brockton, MA has delivered our AA8930 Antenna System to BAE Systems Long Island.  The AA8930 Antenna System is an IFF/SSR (Identification Friend or Foe / Secondary Surveillance Radar) Antennas System that includes several components including the antenna, rotator and control unit

The AA8930 Antenna System was coupled with BAE’s AN/UPX-37 Digital Interrogator to act as a test bed and demonstration unit for BAE’s AN/UPX-37 Digital Interrogator.

Antenna Associates’ AA8930 Antenna System is a complete Identification Friend or Foe or Secondary Surveillance Radar Antenna System.  When coupled with an Identification Friend or Foe Interrogator the “system” operates as a stand alone IFF or SSR (Secondary Surveillance Radar) System.  Antenna Associates products have interfaced our products with BAE’s AN/UPX-37 Digital Interrogator on many occasions and applications.

Antenna Associates, Inc. is innovative in the design, development, manufacture, repair and refurbishment of microwave antennas and antenna systems for defense and commercial markets worldwide.  From our headquarters located in Brockton, MA, Antenna Associates distributes our products to market leaders in both the defense and commercial markets.

August 2006

Antenna Associates Inc. of Brockton, MA was awarded a repair and overhaul contract for the UTME (Unmanned Threat Emitter) Antennas from Hill AFB

DRS Technologies describes the UTME System that “a system that is excellent for mission rehearsal ranges where pilots can practice their tactics before encountering the real threat in actual combat.”

Antenna Associates Inc. will repair, refurbish, retune and range test the UTME Antennas.  They will then be returned to Hill AFB where they will be reunited with their respective UTME System.

Antenna Associates, Inc. is innovative in the design, development, manufacture, repair and refurbishment of microwave antennas and antenna systems for defense and commercial markets worldwide.  From our headquarters located in Brockton, MA, Antenna Associates distributes our products to market leaders in both the defense and commercial markets.

April 2006

Norway takes delivery of the first of the five new frigates utilizing Antenna Associates' AA8930 IFF Sytems.

October 2005

Antenna Associates receives contract for Countermeasure Antennas.

August 2005

Antenna Associates contracted by Canadian Government to provide antennas.

March 2005

Antenna Associates completes building addition doubling manufacturing space and improving facility efficiency and capabilities.

February 2005

Antenna Associates provides the US Navy’s AN/SPN-41 Antennas for aircraft landing system on many aircraft carriers.

December 2004

Antenna Associates selected to provide antennas to Australian Government.

October 2004

DSCC selects Antenna Associates to provide Airborne Direction Finding Antennas.

August 2004

Antenna Associates designs antenna for hand held missile launchers and receives first contract.

April 2004

Antenna Associates selected by Raytheon for complete antenna and antenna system refurbishment and of several MK74 Dual Parabolic Antennas.

February 2004

Antenna Associates receives contract for assisting Raytheon’s AN/TPS-75 Upgrade Program.

October 2003

Antenna Associates Inc. selected as supplier for equipment on Northrop Grumman’s JTE Program.

June 2003

Antenna Associates completes design of our AA-8 Rotator and begins international sales.

April 2003

DSCC selects Antenna Associates as supplier for RF Circulators.

January 2003

Antenna Associates’ Altimeter Antennas selected again by CECOM for providing antennas for Honeywell’s Altimeter System.

September 2002

Antenna Associates begins utilizing Solidwork’s GeoStar Software Module to assist in mechanical simulation and analysis.

May 2002

Antenna Associates’ product chosen to support several International ATC Multilateration Systems.

March 2002

Antenna Associates provides the last shipment of 150 Sonar Domes to NUWC completing a five year Basic Ordering Agreement.

February 2002

Antenna Associates’ product chosen for Lockheed Martin’s AN/TPS-77 Radar System.

September 2001

Antenna Associates Inc. selected as supplier for Air Force’s RIS Upgrade Program.

January 2001

Antenna Associates selected as supplier of IFF Antenna System for the Norwegian Naval Frigate Program.

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