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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 space applications.

"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.