LOCKHEED MARTINThe company's A2100 commercial communications satellite has achieved its 15-year design life of on-orbit service (see photo). The satellite is one of 37 A2100 commercial communications satellites that are currently operational.
ANALOG DEVICES
Has received the 2009-2010 Bosch Supplier Award for superior service in the electronics category (application-specific integrated circuit and application-specific standard product ). The firm was recognized for supplying analog and mixed-signal products that are designed to meet the rigorous quality and reliability standards of the automotive industry. ADI was one of 60 suppliers from 14 countries to receive an award.
SCINTERA
Has received the ISO 9001:2008 certification for its Quality Management System. This certification acknowledges Scintera's compliance with management system requirements and regulations for the design and sale of semiconductors.
ROHDE & SCHWARZ UK
Is celebrating its 40th year of operation. Rohde & Schwarz initially entered the United Kingdom in 1954, appointing Aveley Electric as its distributor. The company purchased Aveley in 1971, committing to a long-term presence in the UK market.
NORTHROP GRUMMAN AND NASAHave received a NASA Group Achievement Award in recognition of the first successful civilian use of the Global Hawk aircraft for environmental-science research. In addition, a Northrop Grumman/US Navy team has received the 2011 James S. McDonnell Award for Outstanding Team Achievement in the Field of Flight Test Engineering. This award, which was given by the Society of Flight Test Engineers (SFTE), honored the team for its efforts in evaluating the X-47B aircraft's performance.
EUROCONSULT
Has announced the recipients of its 8th Annual Awards for Excellence in Satellite Management. Winners were selected in the following four categories: Global Satellite Operator of the Year (Inmarsat); Strategic Transaction of the Year (EchoStar Corp.); Regional Satellite Operator of the Year (AsiaSat); and Broadband Satellite Operator of the Year (Hughes Communications).