Business

August 15, 2012

TeleCommunication Systems Torrance facility receives AS9100C certification

TeleCommunication Systems, Inc., a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, announced Aug. 14 its Torrance, Calif., facility has received the prestigious AS9100C quality certificate from the National Quality Association.

As part of TCS’ Government Solutions Group, the Space & Component Technology Division manufactures rugged solid-state drives, performs parts management for spacecraft and launch vehicles and is a full-service provider of integrated launch tracking, telemetry and command solutions.

Tier-1 aerospace companies, who are prime customers for the products and services provided by the Torrance facility, demand that their supply chains pay close attention to customer/regulatory compliance, product traceability, configuration management and other key criteria regarding the quality and safety assurances involved in supplying highly reliable aerospace products and services – all elements reviewed in TCS’ AS9100C certification. The AS9100C certification demonstrates TCS’ focus on, and commitment to the highest level of quality process control for each business and production process. The AS9100C auditor also received first-hand evidence of TCS’ quality improvement processes, demonstrating a commitment to increasing its existing high-quality standards.

“Receiving the AS9100C certification shows that TCS is committed to manufacturing reliable aerospace components in a facility that meets some of the most rigorous quality standards in the world,” said Bill Bettencourt, vice president, of TCS’ Space & Component Technology Division, Government Solutions Group. “TCS’ customers can trust that they will receive top-of-the-line components, and the staff of the Torrance facility has received a tremendous affirmation that they are among the best in the world at what they do.”

In addition to producing ultra-rugged SSDs for the most demanding environments, TCS’ Space & Component Technology Division serves the space community with high-reliability components and a broad range of engineering services essential to spacecraft and launch vehicles of all types. TCS has provided high reliability parts, program management and engineering services for nearly every major space agency worldwide and to more than 150 spacecraft manufactured in Europe, Asia and the Americas.

 




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
Raytheon photograph

Raytheon completes key Air, Missile Defense Radar reviews

Raytheon photograph Partially-populated, full-sized Air and Missile Defense Radar array. Raytheon has completed two critical program reviews for the new Air and Missile Defense Radar, the U.S. Navy’s next generation integ...
 
 
Insitu photograph

Insitu demonstrates long endurance capabilities of Integrator unmanned aircraft

Insitu photograph Insitu’s Integrator unmanned aircraft recovers via SkyHook; the aircraft recently completed a 24-hour endurance flight. Insitu announced July 22 the successful 24-hour flight of its Integrator unmanned a...
 
 

U.S. Navy selects Northrop Grumman for ship self-defense system

The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman a $12 million task order for a full range of engineering services to continue modernizing the Ship Self-Defense System Mark 2. The contract has a potential value of $61 million over five years, if all options are exercised. SSDS MK2 is a combat system designed for anti-air defense...
 

 
Lockheed Martin photograph

Lockheed Martin selected for U.S. Air Force’s satellite hosted payload initiative

Lockheed Martin photograph Lockheed Martin has a long history of developing and integrating hosted payloads onto spacecraft. Since 2000, the company has delivered 84 payloads on 16 different types of satellites from multiple ma...
 
 
boeing-france

Boeing delivers upgraded French AWACS aircraft

Boeing on July 17 delivered on schedule the first of four upgraded French Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft. The upgraded aircraft will increase the fleet’s surveillance, communications and battle management ca...
 
 

Lockheed Martin demonstrates JAGM dual-mode guidance section in second flight test

Lockheed Martin recently demonstrated its Joint Air-to-Ground Missile dual-mode guidance section during a second internally funded flight test at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. During the test, the rail-mounted JAGM flew 6.2 kilometers and initially acquired the target using its precision strike, semi-active laser. The dual-mode guidance section then engaged its millimeter wave radar, and...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>