F-35 Lightning II Spirit Electronics Small Business

Small Businesses Support Big Programs: 5 Reasons to Go Small in Aerospace & Defense

Spirit Electronics sent a letter to the White House last week in support of an increased budget for the F-35 Lightning II program. The letter was co-signed by ten small businesses across the United States who are part of the F-35 supply chain. Lockheed Martin’s
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Spirit Veterans Team Spirit

Spirit’s Veterans Continue to Support the Military Mission: Veteran Owned, Veteran Driven

Phoenix Business Journal this week named Spirit Electronics as the #10 largest Veteran-Owned business in the City of Phoenix. Our CEO Marti McCurdy, a US Air Force veteran, leads the company, but a heavy veteran team presence also helps drive Spirit’s mission and business growth.
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MilesTek TVAC Cable Assemblies Vacuum-Rated Space

MilesTek Vacuum-Rated Cable Assemblies for Space Applications @ Spirit Electronics

A satellite orbiting Earth every 90 seconds cycles from extreme heat to extreme cold temperatures over and over. Whether you’re building a satellite for low-Earth orbit or an assembly for deeper space missions, temperatures, radiation, and the environmental vacuum of space pose unique challenges to
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TI Space EP @ Spirit rad-tolerant space grade for New Space applications

TI Space Enhanced Plastic Rad-Tolerant Products Offer Ready-to-Use Space-Grade Solution

A new space race is taking off, and Texas Instruments’ space-grade rad-tolerant Space Enhanced Plastics (Space EP) line is positioned to meet New Space mission needs. With private and commercial companies launching space programs and satellite constellations that build on decades of NASA experience, design,
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Laura Bowling Retires after 29 years with Spirit

Laura Bowling Retires, Celebrating 29 Years Working at Spirit Electronics

Every employer dreams of retaining star employees for their whole career, but we really think it was Laura who decided to keep us. Over time, Spirit has changed, shifted gears, and started to grow exponentially. Being our constant, and the keeper of our history, loyalty,
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4 Pillars of HEMP EMP Protection Transtector PolyPhaser Podcast Part 1 Post

The Four Pillars of Protection You Need Against EMP/HEMP Damage in Ep. 24

We’re talking high-altitude electromagnetic pulse (HEMP) on this week’s episode 24 of Spirit: Behind the Screen. HEMP is a particularly devastating type of electromagnetic pulse (EMP) caused by a nuclear detonation above the Earth’s atmosphere. Dan Rebeck, HEMP/EMP product expert with Infinite Electronics, explains this
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Electrical Test Behind the Screen Podcast

Ep. 23: Which Electrical Tests Do I Need for My Component?

Spirit’s Sean Macdonald is chatting with Marti this week on our Spirit: Behind the Screen podcast about how to determine the electrical testing and ranges you need to run a successful component test program. Tailor Electrical Tests to Application Requirements Product applications in aerospace and
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Supplier-Managed Inventory SMI Allocation Shortages Lead Times

Supplier-Managed Inventory (SMI) Offers Protection Against Shortages, Long Lead Times

Aerospace and Defense companies are already starting to see lead times 52 weeks and beyond. While the microchip shortage is front and center in the news, many related components are starting to extend as well. Supplier-Managed Inventory can be a tried-and-true strategy for avoiding allocation
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PolyPhaser RF Surge Protection HEMP EMP

PolyPhaser RF Surge Protection Added to Spirit Line Card

Spirit Electronics is now an authorized reseller for PolyPhaser, an Infinite Electronics brand offering radio frequency surge protection. PolyPhaser products include surge protectors, interconnect cable protection, grounding adapters and hardware, fiber optic protection, and data surge protection for industrial, commercial and military applications. Similar to
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XRF Analysis Nick Pb scan

XRF Analysis Adds to Spirit’s Test Services

Spirit has expanded our testing and screening services to include X-ray fluorescence (XRF) testing and analysis. Spirit’s new Hitachi EA6000VX bench analyzer can inspect the material composition of your product. XRF inspection is essential in military and aerospace supply chains to verify that leads and
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