Communications Antenna, Arrays, RF Electronics & Optical

Component and system-level design, analysis, and testing for maximized time in service, increased safety, and significantly reduced malfunction rates.

Communication Systems Are Imperative For Mission Success. Harness Our Expertise.

The COMM team is composed of systems engineers and hardware specialists in antenna systems, microwave hardware, optical systems, and RF components to meet all of your system architecture, design, full hardware build, and performance requirements. The COMM team consistently upholds excellence in all aspects, guaranteeing exceptional performance of your systems when it’s needed most.

COMM Support Scenarios

When developing or executing mission concepts, you need a team of communication system and product engineers who ensure the best hardware choices, project execution, compliance, and system performance. The COMM team provides experience in various commercial and government satellite systems including communications, navigation, and sensor satellites.

Communications engineers working on project together

Find the right expertise to fit your program needs.

RF Systems Design, Analysis & Test

  • Payload Subsystem Engineering, Spec Development
  • Passive Microwave, Filters, Switches, Horns, & Feeds
  • System Performance Analysis & Simulation
  • RF Link Budgets, End-to-End Performance Analysis
  • EIRP, G/T, Special Waveforms
  • Composites & Stable Mechanical Design & Analysis
  • High Power, Multipactor, Corona (Ionization Breakdown)
  • PIM Elimination & Testing
  • Anechoic NF/FF Range Testing

Phased Arrays/Antenna Analysis & Test

  • GRASP Analysis
  • Phased Array Subsystem & Component Design
  • Antenna Design & Analysis
  • Reflector Antennas, Axial Symmetric, Offset
  • Multiple Apertures
  • Feed Component Design
  • Amplifiers, Linearizers, Converters
  • Payload Electronics

Optical & Cross-Functional Solutions

  • Optical Systems Design, Optical Benches
  • Beam Waveguide Systems
  • Thermally Stable Structures
  • Payload Performance Optimization
  • Laser Communications & Cross-Links
  • Complex Deployable Systems


“ Several difficult issues arose and CREAN quickly brought in additional personnel on an ad-hoc basis with the expertise to define a solution and the technical gravitas to convince the customer it was the right approach. ”

Leading Aerospace Company

Find the Space Expertise to Fit Your Program Needs

Interim Experts

Have a specific expertise gap that you need to fill fast? Or maybe just a seasoned professional for QA/QC and testing?

Project Consulting

Have an idea and need the team to see it through? CREAN® has dedicated teams across multiple space and manufacturing disciplines at the ready to help you bring your ideas to fruition.