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86 SMT Magazine • April 2015 Mil/Aero007 News Highlights 86 SMT Magazine • April 2015 Frost Lauds Jabil's Excellence in Aero & Defense Industry Despite the cutbacks in defense, Jabil's indus- try-specific suite of anti-counterfeit procedures, dedicated industry design expertise, and obsoles- cence management solutions have set the com- pany apart from its peers. Its tailored solutions efficiently meet the niche and dynamic needs of the A&D industry with their quality, reliability, and cost-efficiency. Kitron AS Secures F-35 Lightning II Contract Kitron ASA's subsidiary Kitron AS will develop a test program set (TPS) for evaluating and trou - bleshooting F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft avionics under a four-year development contract awarded by Northrop Grumman Corpo- ration. The contract has a total value of NOK 16 million. Ducommun Nets $7.3M Tomahawk Cruise Missile Contract Ducommun Incorporated has received contracts valued, in aggregate, at approximately $7.3 million from Raytheon to continue producing a variety of interconnect and electronic assem- blies for the U.S. Navy's Tomahawk cruise missile through 2016. Naprotek Earns ISO 13485, Recertifies to AS9100C Naprotek, Inc. has received ISO 13485:2003 certification. The company also completed AS9100 Rev. C recertification. Its Registrar for ISO 13485 was TUV SUD America Inc., and for AS9100 it was NSF International Strategic Reg- istrations. API Technologies Appoints Tavares as President and CEO API Technologies Corp., a leading provider of high-performance RF, microwave, millimeterwave, power, and security solutions, announced today that Robert Tavares has been named president and CEO, effective immediately. Electronics Group Pulls Down Orbit's Q4 Results Mitchell Binder, president and CEO, stated, "Our earnings for the quarter were adversely impacted by lower revenues at our Electronics Group which were attributable to weak bookings in the first half of 2014, which directly impacted delivery sched - ules in our fourth quarter." Libra Industries Completes ISO Recertification Renewal Mike Lynch, Libra Industries' Quality Manager, commented, "This renewal maintains Libra In- dustries' continuous approval of ISO certification since it was first achieved in March 1993. Libra Industries was one of the earliest ISO approved electronic contract manufacturers in the region." Sparton, Ultra Electronics JV Nets $57M Sonobuoy Contract Sparton Corporation and Ultra Electronics Hold- ings plc (ULE) announce the award of subcon- tracts valued at $57 million to their ERAPSCO joint venture, for the manufacture of sonobuoys for the United States Navy. TT Electronics-IMS Facility Earns Nadcap Accreditation TT Electronics Integrated Manufacturing Services (IMS) announces that its Fairford facility (formerly New Chapel Electronics Ltd) has received Nadcap accreditation for Electronics Cable and Harness Assemblies (AC7121). Nortech Systems Posts Positive Q4, FY 2014 Results "We're pleased with our increased net income for the year and increased sales in the fourth quarter," said Rich Wasielewski, Nortech Systems' president and CEO. "Sales to medical customers rose for the year, offsetting lower sales to defense customers."

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