Tag Archives: defense

Trump’s FY2020 Budget Plan Kicks Off U.S. Policy Debates

by Ken Schramko, senior director, North American Government Relations Within the last week, U.S. President Trump released his $4.7 trillion fiscal 2020 budget plan, kicking off the annual federal budget process. IPC is watching several budget debates that could impact the electronics industry and its supply chain. It’s important to remember that Congress has the […]

First Export Control Reform Rule Follows IPC Advocacy for PCB Enumerations

On Tuesday, April 16, the U.S. Departments of Commerce and State published rules implementing initial Export Control Reform. The rules will amend the ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations) by revising USML (U.S. Munitions List)  Categories VIII (Aircraft and Related Articles), XVII (Classified Articles, Technical Data, and Defense Services Not Otherwise Enumerated), and XXI (Articles, […]

Is your company up-to-date on recent and proposed changes to International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)?

The U.S. State Department recently made changes to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), which govern work with U.S. Munitions List (USML) items that are considered critical to national security. A new exemption to allow the “hand carrying” of ITAR regulated data was announced in the Federal Register on August 27, 2010. This exemption, […]

Director of DoD Industrial Policy announced as keynote speaker for upcoming IPC conference

Brett B. Lambert, Director of Industrial Policy in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, will be the keynote speaker at an upcoming IPC Conference for the North American EMS Industry: What it Takes to Supply the Military. Mr. Lambert serves as the principle advisor on all matters relating to the defense […]

More on the PCB Military Technology Interchange

Nice interview today with attendee Ray Rasmussen on the meeting last week. The industry has definitely raised its visibility for future R&D support. Listen in to the audio interview. thanks  milaer007.com