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40 PCB007 MAGAZINE I NOVEMBER 2019 MilAero007 Highlights SMTAI 2019: To the Moon and Beyond E W. Michael Hawes, D.Sc., gave a great keynote at SMTAI 2019 titled, "To the Moon! Orion's Next Giant Leap Into Deep Space." Dr. Mike Hawes is currently the VP for human space ex- ploration and the Orion Program manager for Lockheed Martin. Barry Matties spoke with him afterward to discuss the technology in- novations that empower the next-generation spacecraft to take astronauts to explore farther than humankind has ever ventured. Raytheon to Provide Future Air and Missile Defense Radar E Raytheon Company has been selected to pro- vide the U.S. Army with its next-generation, 360-degree capable radar—the lower-tier air and missile defense sensor (LTAMDS). Ray- theon will receive more than $384 million to deliver six production representative units of the advanced LTAMDS radar under an Other Transactional Authority U.S. Army agreement. Nano Dimension Marks Major Sales Milestone E Nano Dimension Ltd., a leading additive elec- tronics provider, has reached a major mile- stone of selling more than 50 systems world- wide since the launch of its commercials sales in Q4 2017. Boeing Building the Future of Space at In- ternational Astronautical Congress 2019 E Boeing will participate in International As- tronautical Congress (IAC) 2019 next week at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., to celebrate our shared mission with NASA and global partners in this new age of space exploration and trans- formation. Arlon EMD and U.S. Air Force Academy Establish CRADA E Arlon EMD—a privately held, veteran-owned, specialty laminate manufacturer—has entered into an agreement with the United States Air Force Academy to collaborate efforts in re- searching and developing technology plat- forms for electronic materials, resin systems, and copper-clad laminate products. Astronics Acquires Mass Transit Test Solu- tion Provider Diagnosys Test Systems E Astronics Corporation—a leading provider of advanced technologies for the global aero- space, defense, and other mission-critical in- dustries—has acquired the primary operating subsidiaries from mass transit and defense market test solution provider, Diagnosys Test Systems Limited (Diagnosys). Prototron Receives Mil-31032 and AS9100 Certifications E Kim O'Neil, general manager of Prototron Cir- cuits in Tucson, Arizona, discusses the com- pany's recent MIL-31032 certification and how this experience prepared them for the AS9100 certification. He also explains why auditing is a good thing for any company's processes and highlighted some of the areas that the auditors inspected. SMTAI 2019: Company Updates amd Future J-STD-001 Changes E Nolan Johnson speaks with Graham Naisbitt, chairman and CEO of Gen3 Systems, and An- dy Naisbitt, operations director, about how they just signed an agreement with a new dis- tributor. Graham also discusses upcoming J- STD-001 changes and Gen3's shift to a more consultative customer model.

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