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Protecting Pilots: Next-Generation Electronic Warfare

Atlanta, GA — When U.S pilots encounter enemy air defenses, onboard electronic warfare (EW) systems protect them by interfering with incoming radar signals — a technique known as electronic attack (EA) or jamming. Conversely, electronic protection (EP) technology prevents hostile ...

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In Korea: Fuel Cells to Replace Nuclear Power Plants

Seoul, South Korea — It's a worldwide phenomenon: nuclear power plants are being viewed with increased suspicion and unease — especially in the wake of the 2011 earthquake/tsunami Fukushima nuclear plant disaster in Japan. The mood in South Korea is increasingly moving away from favoring nuclear ...
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Huge Mobile Radiation Detectors Deployed at Ports

Albuquerque, NM — A Sandia National Laboratories team completed acceptance testing on an enormous mobile scanner that makes smuggling radiological materials more difficult, the eighth such unit that Sandia has deployed worldwide.
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Nihon Superior: New R&D Facility

Ipoh, Malaysia — Nihon Superior has opened its newest research and development (R&D) center in Malaysia, and has begun its joint research project with UniMAP, one of Malaysia's highest-ranking universities.
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SMTA “Members of Distinction” Award Winners Announced
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - During the 2016 Annual Meeting at SMTA International, the SMTA honored members who have shown exceptional service to the association and the electronics assembly industry.

The FOUNDER'S AWARD honoring members who have made exceptional contributions to the industry as well as support and service to the SMTA, was presented to Gary Tanel, McDonald Technologies. SMTA and the electronics industry have benefited immensely from Gary’s ardent support and leadership over the years.

World PCB Production in 2015 Estimated at $58.6 Billion
BANNOCKBURN, IL - The world market for printed circuit boards (PCBs) reached an estimated $58.6 billion in value in 2015 according to IPC’s  World PCB Production Report for the Year 2015. This represents a nominal decrease of 2.7 percent from 2014, but factoring out the effects of exchange rate fluctuations, the growth of PCB output was actually up 2.0 percent in real terms.

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