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64 SMT Magazine • May 2015 Mil/Aero007 News Highlights 64 SMT Magazine • May 2015 Insitu: Moving Mountains in a Mountain Community Nearly 800 employees build and support Insitu's UAS line of ScanEagles, Integrators and ground stations. Boeing's cameras captured the first im- ages inside of Insitu's new production facility, Ea- gle Point. Watch the video for a peek inside and learn more about where high-tech meets moun- tain height. IPC Survey Assesses Pb, Pb-free Issue in Military Electronics IPC launched a "fast facts" survey today to assess the current state of the supply chain for military electronics suppliers and the issues surrounding the trend toward lead-free electronics. All manu- facturers of printed circuit boards (PCBs) and elec- tronic assemblies for military or aerospace applica- tions are invited to participate. Plexus Secures Accreditation from U.S. DoD Plexus Corp. today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Plexus Aerospace, Defense and Security Services LLC, has received accreditation as a Microelectronics Trusted Source by the De- fense Microelectronics Activity (DMEA). Navitas to Provide Circuit Card Assemblies to US Navy Navitas Systems LLC has been awarded an Indefi- nite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract by the Department of the Navy, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Crane Division. BAE Systems Installs Second ACE Soldering System BAE Systems has invested in a second KISS-103IL inline selective soldering system from ACE Produc- tion Technologies Inc. The KISS-103IL selective sol- dering system has been installed at the BAE Systems facility located in Endicott, New York and is the sec- ond selective soldering machine BAE Systems has ordered from ACE Production Technologies. Kitron AS Secures Contract from Lockheed Martin Kitron AS, a subsidiary of Kitron, has received a contract from Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training for production of Integrated Back- plane Assembly, for deliveries to the F-35 low rate initial production program, LRIP 9 and 10. Sypris Electronics' Revenue Down on U.S. DoD Funding Uncertainties Revenue for our electronics group was $7.1 million in the fourth quarter of 2014 compared to $10.0 million in the prior year, reflecting lower product sales to overseas customers and budgetary and funding uncertainties within the U.S. Department of Defense. TT Electronics-IMS Earns Cubic Global Defense Award TT Electronics was recognized for exceptional qual- ity and customer service by a leading provider of realistic training systems and highly specialized sup- port services for national military and security forces. Sparton Expands Offering; Acquires "The addition of the business meets the criteria of our growth strategy by further ex- panding our engineered components and prod- ucts offering in the ruggedized electronics space," stated Cary B. Wood, president and CEO of Spar- ton. " complements our existing offer- ings under Aydin Displays and KEP Marine, allow- ing us to serve a wider breadth of customers with a greater variety of products and services." Nortech Systems to Move to New Corporate Headquarters Nortech Systems, Inc., a leading provider of full- service electronic manufacturing services, will be moving to a new corporate headquarters by early July 2015. The company signed a lease for a 19,000-square-foot facility in Maple Grove, Minnesota.

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