Frontgrade standard products and custom microelectronic solutions include antennas and apertures, frequency converters, synthesizers, signal processors, power ICs, preselectors, waveguides, cables and rotary joints as well as radiation hardened and high reliability microelectronics.
Size, Weight and Power (SWaP) Optimization
When mission requirements lead to challenging SWaP constraints, Frontgrade is the industry’s leading partner for designing technology solutions leveraging innovative techniques.
Frontgrade is an industry leader in SWaP Optimization with many examples of achievements.
High Frequency (Microwave through Millimeter Wave)
Frontgrade provides leading technologies through millimeter wave to enable innovative uses of the electromagnetic spectrum from the low 100 MHz range to W-Band.
Frontgrade is an industry leader in providing solutions for RF, microwave and millimeter wave bands for the radar, missile, space and communications markets.
Frontgrade doesn't just profess to have millimeter wave expertise, we deliver it every day. Thousands of unique standard and custom products have been designed, manufactured, tested and shipped from our operations centers. Across Frontgrade’s enterprise, the company is able to provide solutions for small quantities to high production volumes (thousands) as well as boutique-level to large scale engineering and design efforts.
Frontgrade's products include RF, microwave and millimeter wave components, cable assemblies, rotary joints, waveguides, RF subsystems and antennas.
Frontgrade is able to meet our customers’ exacting requirements for benign and harsh environments. Our frequency expertise covers low 100 MHz range to W-Band.
When the mission demands that innovative technology works in challenging environments
Frontgrade has been providing high reliability (HiRel) design, manufacturing and support services to the world's defense, space and satellite industry for more than 60 years.
In space, Frontgrade solutions can be found in human spacecraft and a diverse array of satellites and robotic spacecraft, including the NASA Orion, the International Space Station, NASA Perseverance Mars rover and the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Solar Orbiter Mission.
Frontgrade solutions also have been widely designed into non-space applications including missiles and munitions, military and civilian aircraft, X-ray cargo scanners, nuclear power controls and networking and telecommunications equipment.
Offering a complete portfolio of HiRel solutions, Frontgrade serves as the foundation on which many high-availability and safety-critical applications are built. Our radhard technology suite includes memory, processors, interconnects, IP cores, power ICs, ASICs, reference designs and development boards, simulation tools and verification and debug software – all optimized for space, as well as commercial, medical and industrial applications.