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92 SMT Magazine • February 2015 Mil/Aero007 News Highlights 92 SMT Magazine • February 2015 DoD Awards Accreditation of Trust to Hunter Technology The company announces that it is one of only 60 suppliers to achieve an Accreditation of Trust from Defense Microelectronics Activity (DMEA), and is the only accredited EMS provider owned and operated exclusively in the U.S. As an accredited trusted supplier, Hunter addresses counterfeit risk using a proprietary system that meets all 12 re- quirements set forth by DFARS. EMS Providers Could Ride on Aerospace Sector Growth Aerospace and defense (A&D) original equipment manufacturers increasingly depend on electronic manufacturing service providers to address risk management, logistics and aftermarket service needs. EMS providers with a global supply chain and advanced technological capabilities are in the best position to exploit this trend. Elbit Secures $106M Contract to Support Brazilian Army Elbit Systems of America LLC, a subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., has received a directed subcontract from the Brazilian Navy to upgrade four Grum- man C-1A aircraft. Global EMS Providers Market for Aerospace & Defense The study analyzes the opportunities that would open for EMS providers in the aerospace and de- fense industry. The trends that would shape the EMS providers market in this space have been discussed in detail, with a special focus on factors that are driving the market and an in-depth view on what is impeding market growth. Sparton Acquires Industrial Electronic Devices "Although not material in size, the addition of IED meets the criteria of our growth strategy by growing our ruggedized electronics platform with additional ruggedized display and touch screen offerings in the harsh and demanding sectors of the industrial and marine markets, diversifying our customer base, and increasing the utilization of our existing assets," stated Cary B. Wood, Sparton president and CEO. Colognori Joins Zentech's Mil/Aero, Space Market Initiative Zentech Manufacturing is pleased to announce that Jay Colognori has joined the team as director, Business Development, Mil/Aero and Space Mar- kets. He is widely respected in the Mid-Atlantic market and beyond for driving innovative engi- neering solutions to solve the most challenging of PCB requirements. Smart Electronics Offers Five-year Warranty for CCAs Expanding market opportunities and increased technology and manufacturing investments have resulted in Smart Electronics being able to offer an unprecedented 5-year warranty for its CCA and RFCCA products. Orbit's Power Group Nets New Orders Orbit International Corporation announced that its Power Group, through its Behlman Electron- ics Inc. subsidiary, has received two new orders valued in excess of $1,675,000 for its COTS divi- sion. Bright Future for Aerospace Industry 90% of aerospace industry respondents to a re- cent poll conducted by the Performance Review Institute feel confident about the long-term future of the aerospace industry. Survey Reveals Increase in National Security Spending The Aerospace Industries Association has released data from a study conducted on their behalf by Harris Poll showing that after discussing present and future security threats facing the U.S., more than two thirds of registered voters (69%) say that given the evolving and increased threats to Ameri- ca's security, the U.S. government should increase spending on America's national security relative to the caps set more than three years ago.

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