RF Power Solutions for Defense


Freescale RF has launched a major initiative dedicated to serving the RF power needs of the U.S. defense sector, and has established a team of specialists dedicated to supporting defense customers.

Freescale's commercial products can meet the requirements of applications such as:

  • Battlefield communications
  • Avionics
  • Primary Radar (HF through L- and S-Band)
  • Secondary Radar (IFF Transponders)
  • Electronic warfare
  • Jammers

Freescale RF Defense value proposition


  • Device technologies (LDMOS, GaAs, GaN)
  • Extensive existing COTS portfolio of RF power devices
  • Applications knowledge and support
    • Reference designs
    • Applications circuits
    • Specialized characterizations
  • Freescale product longevity program — 10 or 15 years warranted supply availability
  • Well positioned to enable SWaP (size, weight and power) upgrades
    • Industry-leading plastic packaging platforms
    • Airfast product performance improvements

Freescale's dedicated team of specialists will also offer ITAR customer support including technical data, applications support and circuits and reference designs.


Freescale Competitive Advantages


  • Highest ruggedness capability in the industry — > 65:1 VSWR
  • Highest gain figures in the industry — up to 26 dB
  • Highest efficiency in the industry — up to 80% at P1dB
  • Cost-effective, over-molded plastic packaging options
  • Low thermal resistance air cavity packaging options
  • Backed by Freescale's secure volume manufacturing capability
  • Proven reliability, quality and consistency
  • Integrated ESD protection with greater negative gate-source voltage range for improved Class C operation
  • World-class, global applications and design support
  • Available to participate in Freescale's product longevity program (10 year or 15 year lifetime guarantee — more information)
  • Field-proven high-voltage LDMOS process

What's New

  • Freescale RF military transistor portfolio added to RF product selector guide June 2014
  • Get Selector Guide >

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