ALISO VIEJO, Calif., March 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today extends its congratulations to Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) on the U.S. Navy's 158th, 159th and 160th successful test launches in March of the Trident II D5 Fleet Ballistic Missile (FBM). Microsemi has supported Lockheed Martin, the Navy's strategic missile prime contractor, with a number of strategic designs and product offerings catered to this national defense program.
Microsemi products are used in the U.S. Navy's Trident II D5 missile under the D5 Life Extension program, which encompasses the most up-to-date electronics suite for navigation and control of missiles. The Trident II D5 FBM, built by Lockheed Martin, is the world's most reliable large ballistic missile and is a strategically important part of the national defense and global nuclear deterrent network.
"Microsemi is pleased to have been a supplier of strategically important products to the Trident Missile Program since its inception," said Mark Swanson, Microsemi's global account manager for Lockheed Martin. "We would like to extend our congratulations to Lockheed Martin for the Navy's successful testing of the Trident II D5. We are extremely pleased to have played such an important role in supporting the Trident II Program and its continued success over the years. Microsemi will continue to partner with the U.S. government and the defense contracting community to deliver robust solutions for the most demanding applications."
About Microsemi's Defense and Security Product Portfolio
Microsemi is a strategic supplier of critical and technologically advanced products used in defense-based applications. The company provides secure field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) and system-on-chips (SoCs), security software, anti-tamper solutions, FIPS-197 certified 1 Gigabit Ethernet and 10 Gigabit Ethernet PHYs with AES-256 MACsec support (IEEE 802.1AEbw-2013), radio frequency (RF) transceivers, embedded memory, monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), transient voltage suppression (TVS) devices, power switching devices, high voltage diodes, high voltage transistors, Zener voltage regulators, NPN and PNP transistors and signal diodes. For more information about Microsemi's portfolio for defense applications, visit http://www.microsemi.com/applications/defense.
About Lockheed Martin
Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that – with the addition of Sikorsky – employs approximately 126,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.
Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC) offers a comprehensive portfolio of semiconductor and system solutions for communications, defense & security, aerospace and industrial markets. Products include high-performance and radiation-hardened analog mixed-signal integrated circuits, FPGAs, SoCs and ASICs; power management products; timing and synchronization devices and precise time solutions, setting the world's standard for time; voice processing devices; RF solutions; discrete components; enterprise storage and communication solutions, security technologies and scalable anti-tamper products; Ethernet solutions; Power-over-Ethernet ICs and midspans; as well as custom design capabilities and services. Microsemi is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, Calif., and has approximately 4,800 employees globally. Learn more at www.microsemi.com.
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