Microwave Solutions: Integrated Microwave Assemblies

Brand Expertise: MERRIMAC, SIGNAL TECHNOLOGY

Microwave Solutions: Integrated Microwave Assemblies

Brand Expertise: MERRIMAC, SIGNAL TECHNOLOGY

  1. Home
  2. Microwave Solutions
  3. Microwave Solutions: Integrated Microwave Assemblies

Integrated Microwave Assemblies

Crane designs and manufactures integrated microwave assemblies including beamformers, complex oscillator assemblies, frequency converter assemblies, and switch matrix systems for defense, satellite and commercial end-use customers. Crane’s extensive expertise in component manufacturing allows us to deliver an exceptional breadth of capability to our customers.

RF Converter Miniaturization Using Multi-Mix®

RF Converter Miniaturization Using Multi-Mix® - Miniature Footprint with Maximum Flexibility and Performance

Our multilayer MMIX technology enables us to meet your most complex RF converter needs.

  • Wideband RF converter assembly in package less than 5"x2"x0.5". Offers 5X—10X reduction over traditional converters
  • Multi-Layer Multi-Mix motherboard with double-sided SMT populated in a lightweight housing frame that provides excellent RF channelization & isolation
  • 4 integrated coherent wideband synthesizers
  • Embedded pre-select frequency filters
  • Fast tuning & settling times
  • Low phase noise
  • Over 55dB dynamic range with low spurious

Learn More

Beamformers

Beamformers

MERRIMAC

  • Antenna Backplane
  • Butler Matrix
  • Custom Beamformer Technology
  • Monopulse Coupler
Complex Oscillator Assemblies

Complex Oscillator Assemblies

SIGNAL TECHNOLOGY

  • Master Oscillator Assemblies
  • Synthesizers
  • Multiplier Assemblies
Frequency Converter Assemblies

Frequency Converter Assemblies

SIGNAL TECHNOLOGY

  • Transmit Receive Modules
  • Up and Down Converters
Switch Matrix Systems

Switch Matrix Systems

SIGNAL TECHNOLOGY

  • Switch Matrices

Markets | Applications

Aircraft

  • AH-64 Apache
  • B-2B Lancer
  • B-2 Spirit
  • B-52 Stratofortress
  • E-2c Hawkeye (AWACS)
  • F-14 Tomcat
  • F-16 Fighting Falcon
  • F-18E/F Super Hornet
  • F-22 Raptor
  • F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
  • Nimrod 2000
  • RC-135 Rivet Joint
  • RQ-4A – Apache
  • RQ-4A Global Hawk
  • Typhoon (Eurofighter)
  • U-2
radar system

Radar by Platform

  • AEGIS
  • APG-63
  • APG-66 & 68
  • APG-71
  • APG-73 & 65
  • APG-77
  • APG-79
  • APG-81
  • APG-164
  • APG-181
  • AWACS  
  • B-1 Lancer
  • B-2 Spirit
  • E-2C Hawkeye
  • F-14 Tomcat
  • F-15 Eagle
  • F-16 Fighting Falcon
  • F-18 Hornet
  • F-18E/F Super Hornet
  • F-22 Raptor
  • F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
  • Firefinder/Sentinel
  • PQ-36/37
submarine

Naval Platforms

  • CVN-68 – Nimitz Class
  • DDG-51 – Arleigh Burke Class
  • LHD & LHA Amphibious Assault Ship (Wasp & Tarwara Class)
  • SSN- 774 Virginia Class New Attack Submarine (NSSN)
  • Trident Class Ballistic Missile Submarine
electronic warfare

Electronic Warfare

  • ALQ-99
  • ALQ-131
  • ALQ-161
  • ALQ-165 ASPJ
  • ALQ-178
  • ALQ-184
  • ALQ-187 ASPIS
  • ALQ-211 SIRFIC
  • ALR-56
  • ALQ-212
  • SLQ-32
  • SPEWS
patriot missle

Precision Munitions

  • AGM-88 HARM
  • AMRAAM
  • Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM)
  • Harpoon
  • Hawk
  • IRIS-T
  • Patriot/PAC-3
  • Standard Missile
  • Tomahawk
radar

C4ISR

  • FAB T
  • MSSCT
  • WIN T

Multi-Mix® Integration into IMAs

multi-mix

Multi-Mix Microtechnology is the ideal solution to the high levels of integration needed for today’s demanding microwave assembly requirements. Multi-Mix allows signal routing, switched filters and similar devices to be integrated into a smaller, more functional hybrid package. This unique product enables an unmatched reduction in size and weight and differentiates Crane from other manufacturers.