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30 SMT Magazine • August 2014 Mil/aero007 News highlights 30 SMT Magazine • August 2014 sparton Earns Raytheon 5-star supplier Excellence award Sparton Corporation was recognized for their out- standing performance as a supplier to Raytheon integrated Defense Systems (iDS) at the Supplier Excellence Conference held in Waltham, Massa- chusetts on June 4, 2014. tt Electronics-IMs Earns Nadcap accreditation With the recent certification in its Perry, ohio operation, the company has achieved Nadcap accreditation in its factories across Europe, asia, and North america. The Nadcap accreditation has been awarded in the category of Electron - ics—AC7120, for printed circuit board assembly, strengthening its commitment to the growing aerospace market. Modernization Drives Man-portable Military Electronics Market The global man-portable military electronics mar- ket is expected to grow at a CagR of 3.8% during the forecast period from 2013–2019 to reach a market size of uS $19,674.5 million by 2019. $12.6B Market for Battlefield Management systems by 2019 land-based bMS has the highest CAgr across the three platforms and will account for 80.33% of the market size during the forecast period. There will be an increasing demand in command and control (C2), soldier modernization, and armored vehicles. DoD spending Driven by geospatial tech Innovation The DoD is leveraging innovations in geospatial technologies to ensure commanders at every lev- el have a deeper understanding of evolving op- erational environments. "after engineering and integration, improvements in dissemination and targeting will command the most attention, with spending in 2018 likely to stand at $712.6 million and $579.4 million, respectively," said industry analyst John Hernandez. Power gaN Market to see 80% CagR through 2020 overall, 2020 could see an estimated device mar- ket size of almost $600 million, leading to approxi- mately 580,000 x 6 wafers to be processed. ramp- up will be quite impressive starting in 2016, at an estimated 80% CagR through 2020, based upon a scenario where Ev/HEv begins adopting gaN in 2018–2019. global Commercial satellite Imaging Market Forecast This report analyzes the commercial satellite imag- ing market on a global basis, with further break- down into various sub-segments. it provides thor- ough analysis and market growth forecast of the global commercial satellite imaging market, based on its applications, end-use industry, and geogra- phy for the period from 2013–2019. Passive Radars gain Popularity in aviation sectors This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Ra- dars in uS$ million by the following end-use Seg- ments: land based Surveillance, Air Defense Sur- veillance, naval Surveillance, and others. aPI technologies Lands amplifier Orders from u.s. DoD aPI Technologies has received a new order to sup- ply high-power amplifier systems as part of a DoD maritime requirement. Nasa Launches Mission to Monitor Earth's Breathing nASA's orbiting Carbon observatory-2 (oCo- 2) aims to locate earth's sources of and storage places for atmospheric carbon dioxide, the lead- ing human-produced greenhouse gas responsible for warming our world and a critical component of the planet's carbon cycle.

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