07 Giu Wave releases 0,2-18GHz wide band receiver for Electronic Warfare
Wave has successfully designed and prototyped a wide band 0,2 – 18GHz receiver dedicated to Electronic
Warfare. Developed in the frame of a public funded contract named GANIMEDE the FrontEnd is tought to
be used in UAV dedicated ELINT systems. Compact and lightweight the FrontEnd has multiple low spurs
synthesizers, high linear LNAs and a low loss filter bank for interference mitigation. Designed to have a
selectable IF bandwidth up to 1GHz, ready to drive high speed ADCs.
Together with a pool of Italian SMEs and University a complete ELINT system has been prototyped covering
The ELINT has been embarked on an ultra-light aircraft for on-field testing with simulated radar sources.
Successful in-flight validation of the whole system has been made in the countryside near Rome Italy.
The 0,2-18GHz FrontEnd is the first one of a new line of wide-band receivers dedicated to Electronic
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