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TMD takes share in GaN PA specialist Diamond Microwave


Strategic investment cements partnership in innovative, solid-state microwave products for aerospace and defence systems

Diamond Microwave Limited, a UK-based technology specialist in high performance microwave power amplifiers, has announced that TMD Technologies , a London based manufacturer of high-performance equipment for the microwave industry, has become a shareholder in DML.

Diamond Microwave has been a pioneer in the development and manufacture of advanced compact GaN-based microwave high-power solid-state power amplifiers (SSPA) for the radar, electronic warfare (EW), communications and aerospace sectors. DML’s chip and wire GaN technology is particularly suited to these demanding applications, where their power-to-volume performance is a leading-edge capability differentiator.

DML’s CEO, Richard Lang commented: “We are delighted to welcome TMD as an investor. This is a welcome step in enhancing our existing relationship and further developing our joint interests in world-class amplifier products. TMD is an ideal partner for DML, bringing the possibility of new channels through which to develop and exploit our solid-state power amplifier technology.”

Commented Dave Brown, TMD’s Group CEO: “We have been collaborating with Diamond Microwave for several years and are very pleased with this latest development, which is a logical step forward in our business relationship. Their specialised technological expertise has proved particularly successful across the aerospace and defence industries and complements our current technologies targeted at this market sector. We are looking forward to increased involvement with this forward-looking company – to our mutual benefit”.

Celebrating the partnership (above) with a virtual meeting are (left to right): Howard Belk, engineering director, Diamond Microwave; Richard Lang, CEO, Diamond Microwave; Dave Brown, group CEO, TMD Technologies; Nigel Hann, sales director, TMD Technologies Ltd

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