March 26, 2007
Vectron International Furthers Commitment to HI–REL Space Industry with DSCC Class S Qualification for its MIL-PRF-55310/16 Clock Oscillator
Qualification of the Mount Holly Springs Facility Provides Market's Only Class S MIL-PRF-55310 Component; Enhances Ability to Meet Customer Requirements for Performance and Reliability in Demanding Environments
MOUNT HOLLY SPRINGS, PA — Vectron International, a leader in the design, manufacture and
marketing of Frequency Control, Sensor, and Hybrid Product solutions, today announced that the
MIL-PRF-55310/16 Crystal Oscillator (XO) produced at its Mount Holly Springs facility has received
the highest qualification by the Defense Supply Center, Columbus (DSCC). Vectron's XO, a hybrid
design housed in a standard 14 pin dual in-line package, has earned DSCC Class S qualification,
making it the only such component on the HI–REL space market and assuring customers that
the component conforms to the stringent quality guidelines laid out by DSCC for mission-critical
"For more than 50 years we have been dedicated to quality-driven innovation that meets
evolving customer needs and leads to tangible bottom-line impact," said Alan Mond, vice president,
global sales, Vectron. "We are pleased to be recognized by the leading qualification authority in
the military component industry. This further demonstrates to our customers that the MIL-PRF-55310/16
with S Product Level designation will provide the quality, performance and reliability needed for
their mission-critical space applications."
DSCC is the Lead Inventory Control Point for Maritime and Land-Based weapons systems under the
Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). It is the largest supplier in the world of weapon systems parts to
the United States Forces and its allies and manages more than 700,000 different supply items for
more than 10,000 customers world-wide.
Vectron's proven, high quality, HI–REL space solutions are represented in space programs
of industry leaders including Lockheed/Martin, JPL, General Dynamics, Harris, Raytheon, ITT, Boeing,
NASA, Honeywell and others, and have been designed in various space, communication and earth
observation satellite applications including the Mars Pathfinder, Iridium satellites and Globalstar
satellites, as well as in various space shuttle and manned space station projects.
For additional information on Vectron's offerings for space applications or any other Vectron products please contact a customer service representative at 1-88-VECTRON-1.
About Vectron International
Vectron International is a world leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of frequency control, sensor,
and hybrid product solutions. Vectron solves complex timing, filtering and sensor challenges by delivering
customized solutions that speed time to market and offer low total cost of ownership. Vectron uses the very
latest techniques in both bulk acoustic wave (BAW) and surface acoustic wave (SAW) based designs from DC to
microwave frequencies. Committed to the industry's highest quality service standard and complete satisfaction,
Vectron International leverages its global footprint and 50 years of experience to help customers achieve
competitive differentiation and improve their bottom line. Vectron International is headquartered in Hudson, NH,
and has operating facilities and sales offices in North America, Europe and Asia.