LANDENBERG, Pa. (November 17, 2016) – W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) announced today that its GORE-FLIGHT™ Microwave Assemblies, 6 Series line was recognized by the judges of the annual Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovators Awards program. The judging panel consisted of a panel of senior third-party expert professionals.

GORE-FLIGHT™ Microwave Assemblies earned the highest recognition with a platinum award for product innovation. The assemblies are lightweight solutions that provide a true 'fit-and-forget' installation option and ensure reliable performance for the life of the system. GORE-FLIGHT™ Microwave Assemblies, 6 Series were recognized for providing the most cost-effective solution that ensures mission-critical system performance for military and civil applications.

"It is a great privilege to be named among the other esteemed members of the aviation industry to receive one of the prestigious Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovators Awards," said Jim Foreman, Gore Product Specialist. "The dedication and hard work of our Associates make this product's continued success and recognition possible."

Alan Bergstein, publisher of Military & Aerospace Electronics (, said, "This prestigious program allows Military & Aerospace Electronics to celebrate and recognize the most innovative products and services in the military electronics industry. Our 2016 Honorees are an outstanding example of companies who are making an impact."

The Innovators Awards are judged based on the following criteria: Innovation; Value to the User; Sustainability; Meeting a Defined Need; Collaboration; and Impact.

The 2016 Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovators Awards Honorees are featured in the November Issue of Military & Aerospace Electronics magazine as well as on

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About The Military & Aerospace Electronics 2016 Innovators Awards program

The Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovation Awards celebrates the most innovative applications of aerospace and defense electronics technology products and systems. Awards are presented to organizations that demonstrate excellence in the use of a product or system. Submissions are accepted from designers and integrators. Users of military and aerospace electronics systems are also permitted to nominate products.

About W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

Gore is a technology-driven company focused on discovery and product innovation. Well known for waterproof, breathable GORE-TEX® fabric, the company’s portfolio includes everything from high-performance fabrics and implantable medical devices to industrial manufacturing components and aerospace electronics. Founded in 1958 and headquartered in Newark, Del., Gore posts annual sales of more than $3.2 billion and employs approximately 10,000 associates with manufacturing facilities in the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, Japan and China, and sales offices around the world. Gore is one of a select few companies to appear on all of the U.S. "100 Best Companies to Work For" lists since the rankings debuted in 1984. The company also appears regularly on similar lists around the world.

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