US AIR FORCE EAGLE VISION PROGRAMWas presented with the 2010 William T. Pecora group award by NASA and the US Department of the Interior in recognition of contributions in the US and abroad to homeland security, humanitarian aid, and natural-disaster recovery efforts. The Eagle Vision program consists of five ground stations. They are capable of retrieving real-time satellite imagery from numerous commercial, Earth-observing satellites to deliver precision images in support of US global crisis response.
DIGI-KEY CORP.
Surpassed $1.5 billion in global sales for the first time in 2010, generating a half-billion dollars in the fourth quarter alone. The total represents a 64-percent year-over-year sales increase, with the largest annual gains over 2009 sales in Europe (120 percent), Africa (118 percent), Asia-Pacific (115 percent), and the Middle East (78 percent).
BTC ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS, INC. (BTC)
Has received its International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) Registration. BTC is now able to fully support military and defense-related projects around the globe.
ANRITSU CO.
Has announced that its MS272xC Spectrum Master handheld spectrum analyzers have earned Frost & Sullivan's 2011 New Product Innovation of the Year Award. The award was presented to Anritsu during Frost & Sullivan's 2011 Excellence in Best Practices Awards Banquet.