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48 The PCB Design Magazine • January 2015 Mil/Aero007 News Highlights ACE Recertified as Northrop Grumman Preferred Supplier ACE has held this prestigious certification for the last five years and is extremely honored to have again been certified by NGC's Supplier Quality Team. Eltek Suffers from Defense Sector Decline Yitzhak Nissan, chairman of the Board and CEO, commented, "Eltek's revenues in the third quar- ter were still weak. We experienced a decline in the demand by the domestic defense sector for printed circuit boards manufactured locally. This decline was not sufficiently compensated by sales to the domestic civilian market. In addition, there was a reduction in orders received from the United States." Murrietta Recognized as Raytheon Three Star Supplier After receiving their second 5 Star award earlier this year, another Raytheon division, Space and Airborne Systems, awarded Murrietta their 3 Star Supplier Excellence Award. The annual award was instituted to recognize suppliers who have pro- vided excellent service and exceeded customer re- quirements. Invotec Enjoys Strong Demand from Space Sector In addition to NADCAP and AS9100 Rev C accredi- tation, Invotec is one of the very few PCB manu- facturers to have been awarded two separate ESA approvals: one for sequential rigid circuits and one for sequential flex-rigid circuits. Multicircuits Earns UL Cert for Bergquist Metal-clad Materials Mike Thiel, director of Operations at Multicircuits, announces his company achieved UL Certification for a number of Bergquist thermal-clad materials including high temperature (HT) and multi-pur- pose (MP). PEC Debuts Contest to Spur Manufacturing Innovation At a meeting of the President's Export Coun- cil (PEC), President Obama will announce nearly $400 million to help improve the competitiveness of American businesses and workers by spurring new manufacturing innovations and giving Amer- ica workers additional opportunities to improve and expand their skill sets for middle-class jobs. Global Business Aviation Reaches Cruising Altitude Global business aviation activity saw modest gains in Q3 2014, with 2% growth quarter-over-quarter and 2.2% growth year-over-year, according to JS- SI's most recent Business Aviation Index. Security, Economic Concerns Fuel Military Radar Market The worldwide market for military radar was worth US $6,900 million in 2012 and will reach US $8,440 million in 2019, registering a 2.9% CAGR during the forecast period. Military Radar Market Continues on Growth Trajectory "The total number of radar shipments is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 4.1% through 2023, to reach 1393 units," notes Eric Higham, North American director for ADS. 2014-2024 Electronic Warfare Market Forecast The global electronic warfare (EW) market is cur- rently going through a period of growth, as many countries are realising its benefits and attempting to expand their capabilities therein. 48 The PCB Design Magazine • January 2015

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