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When we talk about Aerospace and Defence, in today’s world, we mean the commercial avionic, space and defence business. These are all demanding industries each with their own unique technical and commercial challenges. Today we take for granted a flight on a new efficient aeroplane or an internet connection in a remote location but behind these technical achievements stands a dedicated group of customers and suppliers. 

Whether it is ground based, sea based, avionic or space, whether is an earth observation satellite, a telecomm or Global Positioning Satellite or even a trip to Mars and beyond - Avnet Silica has a wide range of products and expertise to support your needs. We offer the very best in technical and commercial support combined with world class logistics. Space graded parts and other semiconductor products supplied by Avnet Silica can be found in many applications where highest reliability is a must.

We are the partner of most of the biggest component suppliers to this markets enabling us to support a complete system level solution to our aerospace and defence customers.    

New Space / Space 2.0 – The Business of Space

New companies are entering the space market with plans for low earth orbit constellations offering world wide internet, earth observation or private networks

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AVS Aerospace Defence Linecard (MM)

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Aerospace and Defence linecard and capability insights

Whether it is ground based, sea based, avionic or space, whether is an earth observation satellite, a telecomm or Global Positioning Satellite or even a trip to Mars and beyond - Avnet Silica supplies parts for applications where very high reliability and radiation requirements are a must.

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Renesas New Space Whitepaper Teaser (MM)

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Taking advantage of GaN in small satellite “New Space” applications

This white paper discusses how GaN FETs are an optimal fit for satellite applications, and how together, they allow more efficient switching, higher frequency operation, reduced gate drive voltage, and smaller solution sizes compared to traditional silicon counterparts.

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AVS Space SI5 Related Article (MM)

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Low-Earth-Orbit Satellites and IoT: The Next Space Revolution

Over the past few decades, small satellites and IoT have dramatically changed the future of humans in space. The big money, that is now on business and space exploration, has moved from one-of-a-kind systems performing specific missions to satellite constellations working in concert to achieve a larger purpose.

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