SWISSto12 Launches St12RF Solutions to Enhance Engagements with US Aerospace Customers

SWISSto12 Launches St12RF Solutions to Enhance Engagements with US Aerospace Customers

SWISSto12, Switzerland based aerospace company and a global provider of innovative RF solutions announced the incorporation of St12 RF Solutions, Inc. This new entity has business offices in Manchester, NH and will focus on engaging government and industry partners in the United States to commercialize advanced RF solutions.

SWISSto12 delivers RF cavity-based components, antennas, and antenna array solutions based on 3D additive manufacturing technology. Its unique and patented RF design, surface finishing and plating processes for the realization of complex RF solutions, together with advanced RF designs, are deployed in Aerospace missions including satellite communications, surveillance, and radar.

St12 RF Solutions, Inc. will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of SWISSto12, SA. Scott Wolf, an experienced executive in the US Aerospace market, has been appointed as operating executive for the entity and will report to a majority US citizens Board of Directors, allowing St12 RF Solutions, Inc. to engage seamlessly with US customers for export controlled and restricted programs and missions.

Frontgrade Technologies, a leading provider of RF technologies and related mission critical electronic solutions, collaborates with SWISSto12 in bringing these unique products to the US market and customers by leveraging a production facility in Exeter NH under a licencing agreement with SWISSto12. CAES was acquired by Veritas Capital in January 2023 and rebranded as Frontgrade Technologies.

Dr. Emile de Rijk, SWISSto12 (St12) founder and CEO, said: “This is a milestone in our strategy to engage customers in the US market with SWISSto12’s core capabilities. It is a clear sign of our commitment to the US market and our core mission of being a trusted partner for the development and delivery of differentiated RF solutions for critical missions. In concert with Frontgrade Technologies, our US partner, we will accelerate the introduction of highly responsive and competitive RF solutions to US customers.”

Scott Wolf, Managing Director of St12 RF Solutions, Inc, said: “The structure and proximity of St12 RF Solutions will enable us to seamlessly engage with our partner, Frontgrade Technologies, and US customers. We are well-positioned to address their most sensitive and challenging requirements and mission needs. St12 RF Solutions will unite experts in business, project management, engineering, and manufacturing technology to understand our customers critical needs and enable their next generation of critical systems based on the advantages of RF Additive Manufacturing (AM).”

Mike Elias, President and CEO of Frontgrade Technologies said: “Our long-standing partnership with SWISSto12 has delivered mission-critical RF solutions to the US aerospace market for many years. With the launch of St12 RF Solutions in New Hampshire, we are looking forward to deepening this collaboration and further pooling our expertise. I am confident that our combined capabilities will produce the new designs needed to meet the high performance requirements of future space and defence missions.”

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Satellite NameOrbit Date
BeiDou-3 G4Geostationary Orbit (GEO)17 May, 2023
BeiDou-3 G2Geostationary Orbit (GEO)09 Mar, 2020
Compass-IGSO7Inclined Geosynchronous Orbit (IGSO)09 Feb, 2020
BeiDou-3 M19Medium Earth Orbit (MEO)16 Dec, 2019
BeiDou-3 M20Medium Earth Orbit (MEO)16 Dec, 2019
BeiDou-3 M21Medium Earth Orbit (MEO)23 Nov, 2019
BeiDou-3 M22Medium Earth Orbit (MEO)23 Nov, 2019
BeiDou-3 I3Inclined Geosynchronous Orbit (IGSO)04 Nov, 2019
BeiDou-3 M23Medium Earth Orbit (MEO)22 Sep, 2019
BeiDou-3 M24Medium Earth Orbit (MEO)22 Sep, 2019


Satellite NameOrbit Date
GSAT0223MEO - Near-Circular05 Dec, 2021
GSAT0224MEO - Near-Circular05 Dec, 2021
GSAT0219MEO - Near-Circular25 Jul, 2018
GSAT0220MEO - Near-Circular25 Jul, 2018
GSAT0221MEO - Near-Circular25 Jul, 2018
GSAT0222MEO - Near-Circular25 Jul, 2018
GSAT0215MEO - Near-Circular12 Dec, 2017
GSAT0216MEO - Near-Circular12 Dec, 2017
GSAT0217MEO - Near-Circular12 Dec, 2017
GSAT0218MEO - Near-Circular12 Dec, 2017


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Kosmos 2569--07 Aug, 2023
Kosmos 2564--28 Nov, 2022
Kosmos 2559--10 Oct, 2022
Kosmos 2557--07 Jul, 2022
Kosmos 2547--25 Oct, 2020
Kosmos 2545--16 Mar, 2020
Kosmos 2544--11 Dec, 2019
Kosmos 2534--27 May, 2019
Kosmos 2529--03 Nov, 2018
Kosmos 2527--16 Jun, 2018


Satellite NameOrbit Date
Navstar 82Medium Earth Orbit19 Jan, 2023
Navstar 81Medium Earth Orbit17 Jun, 2021
Navstar 78Medium Earth Orbit22 Aug, 2019
Navstar 77Medium Earth Orbit23 Dec, 2018
Navstar 76Medium Earth Orbit05 Feb, 2016
Navstar 75Medium Earth Orbit31 Oct, 2015
Navstar 74Medium Earth Orbit15 Jul, 2015
Navstar 73Medium Earth Orbit25 Mar, 2015
Navstar 72Medium Earth Orbit29 Oct, 2014
Navstar 71Medium Earth Orbit02 Aug, 2014


Satellite NameOrbit Date
NVS-01Geostationary Orbit (GEO)29 May, 2023
IRNSS-1IInclined Geosynchronous Orbit (IGSO)12 Apr, 2018
IRNSS-1HSub Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (Sub-GTO)31 Aug, 2017
IRNSS-1GGeostationary Orbit (GEO)28 Apr, 2016
IRNSS-1FGeostationary Orbit (GEO)10 Mar, 2016
IRNSS-1EGeosynchronous Orbit (IGSO)20 Jan, 2016
IRNSS-1DInclined Geosynchronous Orbit (IGSO)28 Mar, 2015
IRNSS-1CGeostationary Orbit (GEO)16 Oct, 2014
IRNSS-1BInclined Geosynchronous Orbit (IGSO)04 Apr, 2014
IRNSS-1AInclined Geosynchronous Orbit (IGSO)01 Jul, 2013