• Electronic Warfare

    Drawing on a rich heritage in the design and manufacturing of frequency control and timing components and sub-systems stretching over 40 years – Quantic Wenzel is today pushing the technological boundaries to help bring a new set of advanced capabilities for electromagnetic attack, electromagnetic warfare support, and electromagnetic protection applications.

    Quantic Wenzel - Warfare Industry
    Quantic Wenzel - Warfare Industry

    Trusted by the largest Defense prime contractors, our frequency control and timing solutions are installed on multiple land, sea, and air-based platforms:

    • Truck mounted Counterfire Target Acquisition radars.
    • AWACS and E-2D Hawkeye early warning aircraft.
    • Naval and Airborne digital electronic warfare systems.

    Solutions for Electronic Warfare Applications

    The future of electronic warfare demands high performance frequency control and timing solutions in smaller, lighter, more power-efficient, and cost-effective form factors. Quantic Wenzel innovates by developing low-phase noise and low-g sensitive technologies into SWaP-C efficient, affordable solutions:

    • Master Reference Crystal Oscillators
    • Local Oscillators
    • Precision Timing Clocks
    • Ultra-Low Noise, Ultra Stable Oscillators
    • Frequency Synthesizers and Sub-Systems
    • Custom Frequency Solutions
    • Integrated Microwave Assemblies
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    Why Partner with Quantic Wenzel for your Electronic Warfare Application?

    At Quantic Wenzel we know that your mission-critical program needs are financially and strategically important to your organization, and we take the responsibility to help you achieve your goals very seriously. From prototype to production, we consistently provide proactive, world-class customer service in our efforts to research, design and deliver innovative frequency control and timing solutions with industry-leading performance.

    Our solutions allow you to:
    • Maintain high-frequency stability
    • Withstand intense vibration
    • Endure low-g sensitive environments
    • Significantly reduce phase noise
    • Withstand changes in temperature deviations

    News & Resources

    February 20, 2024

    Press Release: Quantic Wenzel to Deliver Key Electronic Assemblies in Support of Northrop Grumman’s AN/SLQ-32(V)7 SEWIP Block 3 Program

    Austin, TX.— February 20th, 2024—Quantic Wenzel, an industry leader in crystal oscillators, frequency sources, and integrated microwave assemblies has been selected to engineer and manufacture key electronic assemblies for Northrop Grumman’s AN/SLQ-32(V)7 SEWIP Block 3 Program. The program is the third in a series of incremental upgrades that adds an electronic attack (EA) capability to the AN/SLQ-32 electronic warfare system to defend ships against anti-ship missiles. Northrop Grumman chose Quantic Wenzel for the multi-year program in part because of the company’s […]

    Quantic Wenzel Associates Blog Banner Graphic | 5 Critical Questions to Ask When Selecting Fixed-Frequency Sources for Digitally Reprogrammable Multifunction AESA Systems
    January 16, 2023

    Blog: 5 Critical Questions to Ask When Selecting Fixed-frequency Sources for Digitally Reprogrammable Multifunction AESA Systems

    Today’s Multifunction Active Electronically Scanned Array systems are engineered and manufactured to simultaneously perform different operations, such as RADAR, electronic warfare (EW), and communications functions. One of the most critical elements of digitally reprogrammable multifunction AESA systems are the fixed-frequency sources.

    Case Study - Oscillator Dynamic Phase Noise
    October 4, 2022

    Technical Article: Improving Oscillator Dynamic Phase Noise with Passive Vibration Isolation and Accelerometer-Based Vibration Compensation

    Expand Your Crystal Oscillator Vibration Mitigation Knowledge In this Microwave Journal article, we present an accelerometer-based vibration compensation system that mitigates the effects of vibration on OCXO dynamic phase noise. We examine the use of this active compensation system as well as passive vibration isolation and discuss challenges and design considerations related to these techniques. Complete the form below to access the technical article. *Posted with permission from Microwave Journal.