Dongbu HiTek gets U.S. Defense Logistics Agency Certifies to Manufacture Military/Aerospace ICs per MIL-PRF-38535 Standard
Specialty Korean foundry earns essential certification to fabricate high-reliability ICs for demanding defense, aircraft and outer space applications
Dongbu HiTek announced its certification to implement high-reliability ICs per the rigorous MIL-PRF-38535 standard using its specialized mixed-signal, BCDMOS process at both the 0.18- and 0.35-micron nodes. Granted by the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), this performance certification adds the specialty Korean foundry to a list of subcontractors eligible to produce ICs per the applicable MIL-PRF-38535J and MIL-STD-883H specifications.
With today’s announcement, Dongbu HiTek’s specialized mixed-signal, BCDMOS processing promises to become a preferred option for the Qualified Manufacturer’s List (QML) of contractors developing products for DLA-managed programs.According to a company spokesperson, “We have already begun implementing mixed-signal ICs for a world leading fabless company specializing in the design of high-performance, high-reliability, radiation-hardened ICs for defense, aircraft and outer space applications. We continue to differentiate our foundry services by focusing on specialized processing that adds high-value to ICs demanding the highest levels of quality and reliability.”