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MAY 2020 I SMT007 MAGAZINE 91 ControlTek Inc., Critical Manufacturer of Medical and Aerospace and Defense Products, Will Maintain Operations E Electronics manufacturer ControlTek Inc. announced its Vancouver, Washington, manu- facturing facility will remain open while imple- menting additional safety measures to maintain production support for critical manufacturing sectors, including medical and military. Lone Star Circuits Inc. Recognized by Raytheon With 4-star Honors E Lone Star Circuits Inc. was one of 86 com- panies recognized by Raytheon's Integrated Defense Systems business for 4-star honors. Lockheed Martin Chairman, President and CEO Marillyn Hewson On COVID-19 Response E At Lockheed Martin, we recognize that the rapid spread of COVID-19 and its wide-ranging impacts have caused severe disruption across society and the tragic loss of life around the world. We also recognize that the global pan- demic has created a need for urgent action by governments, businesses, communities, and citizens. U.S. Air Force Awards Lockheed Martin Avionics Tech Refresh Contract to Advance U-2's Capabilities for the Future Battlespace E Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® continues to evolve the U-2 Dragon Lady to support future battlespace needs under a recent con- tract award from the U.S. Air Force valued at $50 million. The contract underpins U-2's role in bridging capabilities needed for the next generation. What It Takes to Be a Milaero Supplier, Part 2 E The decision to pursue military and aerospace certification impacts every facet of the organi- zation, and not every shop is prepared to make this transformation. In Part 2, Anaya Vardya focuses on what it takes to be a milaero sup- plier in the areas of engineering and CAM. Defense Speak Interpreted: Be Prepared for CMMC E If you are a current or future Defense Depart- ment contractor or subcontractor, you need to be prepared for the next cybersecurity require- ments coming online during 2020. This is the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification, or CMMC, in Defense speak. Dennis Fritz explains how there will be five levels of cyber- security requirements for various amounts of Controlled Unclassified Information you han- dle, with increasing requirements from one (least) to five (most). U.S. Army Awards $339 Million Contract for M109A7 Self-propelled Howitzers E The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems a $339 million contract modification for the pro- duction of 48 vehicle sets of M109A7 Self-pro- pelled Howitzer (SPH) and its companion, the M992A3 Carrier, Ammunition, Tracked (CAT) vehicle, and includes post-delivery support and spare parts. Astro Aerospace Adds Med-evac Pod to the Fleet E Astro Aerospace—the company creating auton- omous, eVTOL (Electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing) aerial vehicles and drones—has added another new model to its ALTA platform line-up in the form of a med-evac/ambulance vehicle.

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