Introduction: Imagine the incidents such as an aircraft failing when in
the air with boarded passengers, the medical equipment blurs off in the
middle of the surgery, the missile misses the target and hits the own
camp and a heavily invested satellite fails reaching its destiny.
Lawmakers are worried about the vulnerabilities of the Defense
Department’s supply chain and the risk of adversaries inserting
malicious material into Pentagon weapons systems.
The Pentagon has awarded an almost $100 million contract to provide state-of-the-art technology to the US military.
The defense industry’s concerns regarding microelectronics is expanding
beyond counterfeit components and into the realm of cybersecurity,
according to a report issued this month by the Defense Science Board Task Force.
As the amount of semiconductor content in cars, medical and industrial
applications increases, so does the concern about how long these devices
will function properly—and what exactly that means.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (Mar. 2, 2017) – Rockwell Collins
has become the first company in the world to achieve Counterfeit
Avoidance Accreditation Program (CAAP) accreditation for its supply
chain management procedures.
An international electronics trading company with its U.S. office in
downtown Miami sits at the center of a federal indictment alleging
violations of the Syrian trade embargo by exporting airplane equipment
with both a civilian and military use.Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/miami-dade/article135662408.html#storylink=cpy
former employee of a Houston electronics exporting company was
sentenced on Tuesday to 11 years and three months in prison for his role
in a scheme to illegally export about $50 million of microelectronics
The electronics distribution industry is at an inflection point. In a series of
admittedly subjective articles, I'm going to take a look at how
distribution relationships have changed over the years and why it
matters in 2017 and beyond.
examined how certain distribution industry compensation practices
evolved; Part 2 looks at how globalization and outsourcing impacted