Azure Summit Technology Secures more than $10M in Delivery Orders for Intelligent SWITCHBLADE Transceiver


PRESS RELEASE — Fairfax, VA, December 12, 2018 – Azure Summit Technology, provider of high-performance RF electronics hardware, firmware, and software products for the Department of Defense, announced today that it has received third and fourth delivery orders on its five-year, $48.5 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract with the US Navy to support the AN/ZLQ-1 V2 Common Chassis for the Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft (MPRA), Persistent Maritime Unmanned Aircraft Systems (PMUAS), and Submarine Sensor Systems Programs.

Through these new delivery orders, totaling more than $10 million, the Navy is procuring additional four, five, and eight-channel radio frequency (RF) transceivers and 16×12 fully non-blocking RF Switch Matrices for systems deployed on submarines, manned aircraft, and unmanned air vehicles (UAVs). With these delivery orders, the Navy has ordered more than $20 million in Azure Summit’s intelligent SWITCHBLADE transceiver line of products using the IDIQ contract.

“Azure’s SWITCHBLADE transceivers are core elements of mission systems that are being integrated today onto multiple Navy platforms. They are multi-channel software defined radios that provide the Warfighter with next generation RF capabilities that support current missions and have the flexibility to provide new RF capabilities and functions for emerging missions in the future,” stated Azure Summit Technology CEO, Dr. Thomas Green, Jr.

Azure Summit Technology is a mature, growing small business with locations in Fairfax, Virginia, and Melbourne, Florida, that develops and delivers high-performance RF hardware, firmware, and software products, and innovative, practical, multi-function RF systems solutions that address emerging missions of national importance for customers across the Department of Defense.


For more information on Azure Summit Technology, please contact CEO Dr. Thomas Green, Jr., at (571) 308-1400 or visit