Monday 20 November 2023
German reliance on 'special funds' highlights the challenge of sustainable investment
Following a November 15 decision from Germany's Federal Constitutional Court against the transferring of EUR60 billion - granted during the Covid-19 pandemic but unspent in fiscal...
Friday 10 November 2023
SkyWater foundry anticipates production ramp in 2025 amid US defense R&D boom
US foundry SkyWater Technology has released its financial results for the third quarter of 2023 on November 8. On a GAAP basis, the foundry saw US$72 million in revenue, marking another...
Monday 6 November 2023
PA MMIC supplier Transcom sees recorded October sales figure as defense procurement peaks
Transcom Inc., Taiwan's only compound semiconductor IDM and a manufacturer of power amplifier monolithic microwave integrated circuit (PA MMIC), released its October sales figures...
Thursday 19 October 2023
Geosat's military surveillance drone successfully passes navy testing with domestic engines
Geosat announces the recent successful navy testing of its prototype commercial-grade land-based reconnaissance drone. Responding to the specific requirements made by the Navy, Geosat...
Tuesday 17 October 2023
Flexible PCB makers diversify into automotive sector
Leading Taiwanese flexible PCB (FPCB) producers all see automotive as their next target market, market sources believe.
Friday 6 October 2023
Taiwan III-V IC firms eyeing military drone PA opportunities
Taiwan-based III-V compound semiconductor companies are actively extending their niche-market product offerings, such as drone power amplifiers (PA), looking to capitalize on the...
Friday 22 September 2023
GF secures US$3.1 billion, 10-year contract from US government
The US Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded GlobalFoundries (GF) a new 10-year contract for the supply of chips for a wide range of critical aerospace and defense applications,...
Monday 18 September 2023
Taiwanese drone makers strive to conquer the global defense market
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) technology has been a prominent feature at the Taiwan Aerospace and Defence Technology Exhibition (TADTE) 2023. The event gathered leading international...
Monday 18 September 2023
Taiwanese IPC suppliers need to maintain low profile as they venture into the military-industrial chain
Ever since tensions between the US and China started to intensify, countries around the world have been adjusting their military spending. The Russia-Ukraine war further brought these...
Friday 15 September 2023
GaAs makers eyeing aerospace, military and satellite communications opportunities
Taiwanese gallium arsenide (GaAs) manufacturers are looking to capitalize on prospects in aerospace, defense, and satellite communications, according to industry sources.
Friday 15 September 2023
Taiwanese civilian drone suppliers are tapping into the defense sector
At the Taiwan Aerospace & Defense Technology Exhibition (TADTE) 2023, drone technology has become the main features, as the war in Ukraine demonstrated how UAVs have come to dominate...
Friday 8 September 2023
Transcom targets four application areas as defense orders continue to grow
Despite the sluggish state of the consumer electronics end market, various players are strategically positioning themselves in niche markets. Aerospace and defense industries remain...
Monday 4 September 2023
Transitioning EV tech to drones, Taiwan's self-sufficiency at 70%
The initial challenge in Taiwan's drone industry stemmed from its small domestic market. It wasn't until the outbreak of the Russia-Ukraine war that drone technology gained global...
Monday 28 August 2023
III-V semiconductor players see increased orders for niche applications
Against modest demand for compound semiconductors used in mobile phone power amplifiers (PA), there is still stable demand for defense and other niche applications, and Taiwan's major...
Friday 18 August 2023
Brinno's military-industrial orders to account for up to 40% of its revenue
Taiwan's leading time-lapse camera manufacturer, Brinno, has set its sights on shipping image-processing modules to US military-industrial clients. Starting from November, the delivery...