Projects

 

The Howland Company, an independent engineering firm, is engaged in the private practice of engineering by providing definition, design, analysis, development, installation assistance, troubleshooting, evaluation, and feasibility study services in the following fields:

  • Outdoor, Indoor, & Compact Antenna Range Design & Evaluation
  • Special Purpose Positioners for Telematics & System Evaluation Facilities
  • Radar Cross-Section Range Design & Evaluation
  • System Evaluation & System Integration Facilities
  • Telecommunications Transmission System Design & Evaluation
Upgrade of Existing Chamber--Add Spherical Nearfield OTA Test System One of the six Howland Wireless Test Labs in service at Motorola Mobility's new headquarters facility in Chicago. Two MQ-4C Triton UAS aircraft at Northrop Grumman's Palmdale facility. The BAMS Mission Control Complex at NAS Jacksonville will control a fleet of these unmanned aircraft.
 
Northrop Grumman photo
Addition of Multi-Axis Scanning OTA Test & Measurement Capability to an Existing RF Anechoic Chamber Motorola Mobility, Chicago

Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) Mission Control Complex,
NAS Jacksonville

     
RCS Range Field Probe, F-35 RCS Acceptance Test Facility
 --Photo by Ted King AFRL Sensors Directorate compact range, Wright-Patterson AFB Motorola Outdoor Antenna Range Complex, designed by The Howland Company
 --THC Photo by Jim Howland
     
Field Probe for Advanced
RCS Imaging Facility
Sensor Lab Upgrade, Air Force
Research Lab - WPAFB
Multi-Purpose Outdoor
Antenna Range Complex
     
Radome Verification System (RAVS) for the MC-130H Combat Talon II Nose Radome
 --THC Photo by Jim Howland RCS Compact Range Facility, General Dynamics C4 Systems (originally Motorola Government Electronics Division) TACTS air combat maneuver instrumented range, off the Georgia coast
  Motorola GED photo US Navy photo
Compact Range for Precision
Radome Test and Measurement
Antenna and RCS
Measurement Facility
Troubleshooting & Upgrade of
a Digital Microwave Network
     
Dual reflector compact range for RCS measurements, Hughes Aircraft Radar Reflectivity Lab, Pt Mugu EA-18G tests in the Advanced Systems Integration Lab (ASIL)
Hughes Aircraft photo US Navy Photo US Navy photo
RCS Test & Measurement Facility--
2 Compact Ranges
Large Compact Range for Bistatic
RCS Measurements
Large Shielded Anechoic Chamber
for System Integration Testing
     
Electromagnetic Vulnerability Assessment Facility (EMVAF), White Sands Missile Range Electromagnetic shielding for telecomm switching facility
 --THC Photo by Jim Howland F-22 inside the Production RCS test facility, Lockeed Martin
US Army photo   Lockheed Martin photo
Large Shielded Anechoic Chamber for
Electromagnetic Susceptibility Testing
Architecturally-Integrated Electromagnetic Shielding for a Communications Facility Aircraft Production/Functional Testing
RCS Measurement Facility
     
Boeing Near-Field Test Facility (NFTF) Missile Engagement Simulation Arena (MESA) 12m gantry positioning system, Nippon Antenna Co., Germany
 --Photo by Greg Hindman
Boeing photo US Navy photo  
Large Indoor RCS
Measurement Facility
Large Chamber for Missile Guidance
System Integration Tests
Spherical Nearfield Measurement System for Telematics Applications, 12m radius
     
Distributed axis scanner for vehicle-mounted antennas
 --THC Photo by Jim Howland Sandia National Lab Primary Standards Lab
 --THC Photo by Jim Howland Outdoor Antenna Range for Radar, Telecomm, and Earth Station Antennas, RSI Technical Products
     
Spherical Nearfield Measurement System for Telematics Applications, 9m radius Architecturally-Integrated Electromagnetic Shielding for a Large Precision
Metrology Lab
Outdoor Antenna Range
for Radar, Telecom, & Earth
Station Antennas
     
Microwave tower, Tennessee-Tombigbee Hydromet Network
 --THC Photo by Jim Howland F-22 Antenna Calibration Facility, Lockheed Martin
 --THC Photo by Jim Howland RCS Range, Sandia National Lab
    SNL photo
Terrestrial Microwave
Point-to-Point Network
Anechoic Chamber for LPI
Antenna Calibration
Indoor RCS Range
     
Inverted Vee Outdoor RCS Range, Sandia National Lab Gain Measurement System, JPL-Goldstone Digital microwave network for high speed data traffic, Pacific Missile Range Facility, Hawaii
 --THC Photo by Jim Howland
SNL photo JPL photo  
Outdoor RCS Range,
Sandia National Labs
5000-foot Antenna Range for Gain
Measurements of Large Antennas
Microwave Point-to-Point Network for
High Speed Data Transmission
     
Intelsat outdoor range, DUT enclosure
 --THC photo by Jud Lyon Bartlett Earth Station Microwave Link
 --COMSAT photo Compact Ranges for F-16 Fire Control Radar Antenna and Nose Radome Repair Facilities, Hill AFB
 --Scientific-Atlanta photo
     
Farfield Outdoor Antenna Range for Intelsat Satellite Antennas Microwave Link for Long-Distance Telephone Network Earth Station Radar & Radome Compact Ranges for
F-16 Depot Facility
     
Gabriel outdoor antenna range
 --Image from Bing Maps Large Anechoic Chamber (LAC), NAVAIR Radar Reflectivity Lab, Pt. Mugu LCSEC building addition with EMI/RFI shielding
 --Image from Bing Maps
  US Navy Photo  
Outdoor Antenna Range for High Gain Microwave Antennas Compact Range for
RCS Measurements
EMI/RFI Mitigation, Lifecycle Software Engineering Center (LCSEC)
     
Tapered Anechoic Chamber NSWC Dahlgren NRTF RAMS Sensor array inside the Hardware-In-Loop (HIL) anechoic chamber.
US Navy photo US Air Force photo Redstone Arsenal graphic
Field Probe & Troubleshooting, Tapered Anechoic Chamber Outdoor RCS Ranges (National RCS Test Facility RATSCAT/RAMS Sites) Technical Assistance on Millimeter/
Microwave Simulation Facility,
Redstone Arsenal
     
Boise National Forest, Idaho: Microwave Network
 --THC photo by Richard Hix Tower sites for microwave point-to-point network
 --THC Photo by Jim Howland Private Microwave Network, DeKalb Medical Center
 --THC photo by Jim Howland
     
Microwave Point-to-Point Networks,
US Forest Service
Terrestrial Microwave Digital
Voice/Data Network
Microwave Point-to-Point Network,
Metro Atlanta Hospital
     
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