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78 DESIGN007 MAGAZINE I DECEMBER 2021 Monitoring the High Seas at High Altitude E Raytheon Intelligence & Space demonstrated the SeaVue MR and DAS-4 on the SeaGuardian for the United Kingdom, e Netherlands and 12 other NATO member and partner nations as part of the Joint Warrior demonstration in the fall of 2021. Honoring Those Who Served E On this Veteran's Day holiday, the I-Connect007 staff takes a moment to honor those men and women over the years who served to protect and defend their country. Just on the I-Con- nect007 staff, we have loved ones who served in the military, ranging from World War I to pres- ent-day active-duty. e holiday isn't intended to be a political statement, but rather a reflec- tion on service, duty, and personal sacrifice. Defense Speak Interpreted: What Happened to Our Defense JEDI? E When columnist Dennis Fritz last wrote about the Defense's JEDI program (not JEDI knight) back in June, he had high hopes for its success. JEDI stands for Joint Enterprise Defense Infra- structure and is the backbone cloud computer system for Defense to tie the service branches together. Boeing Forecasts Africa's 20-year Commercial Aviation Market Opportunity E Boeing forecasts that Africa's airlines will require 1,030 new airplanes by 2040 valued at $160 billion and aermarket services such as manufacturing and repair worth $235 billion, enabling growth for air travel and economies across the continent. The Government Circuit: How Can Government Help or Hurt You in 2022? E e seasons may be changing, but IPC's com- mitment to advocating for the electronics man- ufacturing industry remains the same. Nanoracks, Voyager Space, Lockheed Martin Teaming to Develop Commercial Space Station E Nanoracks, in collaboration with Voyager Space and Lockheed Martin, has formed a team to develop the first-ever free flying com- mercial space station. Blue Canyon Delivers CubeSats to NASA for Starling Technology Demonstration E Small satellite manufacturer and mission ser- vices provider Blue Canyon Technologies LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Technologies, delivered the first of four 6U CubeSats to NASA's Ames Research Center in California's Silicon Valley. Army Grants to Bolster Unique, New Semiconductor Fab Facility E More than $5 million in total funding from the Army Research Office and the Army Research Laboratory will go toward a unique silicon carbide semiconductor fabrication facility at the University of Arkansas. e grants—$4.5 million from the Army Research Office and $900,000 from the Army Research Labora- tory—come on the heels of an $18 million grant from the National Science Foundation to fund construction and operation of the unique national fabrication facility.

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