Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Systems

Our customer is a technologically advanced aerospace and defense products manufacturer that has contributed to significant advances in ground, air, space and imaging technology. The company has a significant and growing presence in global defense programs and is dedicated to serving Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) needs in those environments.

Service Provided by Sparton:

The longtime customer of Sparton partnered with the manufacturing team in Brooksville, FL to manufacture a part used in an early warning system that identifies a missile threat from the enemy in the battlefield, on military helicopters and more recently in tanks.

  • Full turnkey service
    • Circuit Card assembly
    • Sub-assemblies
  • Component engineering support
  • Process engineering support
  • PCB layout and design

Key Challenges

Throughout the course of the project, the engineering and production teams faced several crucial tasks including:

  • Supply chain expertise: procuring and expediting high reliability raw materials
  • Technical support: recommending alternative solutions to unforeseen issues
  • Quality control:
    • Implementing a system to ensure that fragile materials are not compromised in the production and materials handling processes.
    • Provide full traceability of completed assemblies


End Result

Sparton has been able to retain this customer long-term by continuously improving service. This has aided in avoiding production delays, improving product reliability and reducing the cost of components.

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