Lattice Semiconductor Corporation today announced the transfer of its Standard Military Drawing (SMD) product portfolio to Arrow Electronics Inc., effective immediately. Lattice’s SMD products include the GAL® family (GAL16V8, GAL20V8 and GAL22V10) of simple PLDs and the ispLSI®1000 family (ispLSI 1016, ispLSI 1024, ispLSI 1032 and ispLSI 1048) of complex PLDs. Lattice’s SMD products were formally discontinued by Lattice via its Product Change Notification (PCN) process in 2011. A copy of PCN 05A-10 can be found here. By transferring the SMD product family to Arrow Electronics, Lattice SMD customers now have a new supply channel that can support the ongoing demand for these popular devices.
Arrow Electronics has a strong history of providing support for discontinued SMD products, and supports a broad array of military-grade products in the Programmable Logic, Memory and Analog market segments. “This agreement and others like it make it possible for Arrow to fulfill our commitment to long-term support for our aerospace and defense customers. By acquiring finished goods, die-level products, and the necessary test equipment, Arrow Electronics will support delivery of these critical components for many years to come,” said Tyler Moore, Director of Supply Assurance for Arrow Electronics.
“This is great news for Lattice customers, who now have an ongoing source of supply for the SMD versions of the GAL and ispLSI 1000 device families,” said Steve Stark, Lattice’s Director of Business Group Operations. “Importantly, this new source of supply is Arrow Electronics, an industry leader in the support of discontinued products to the military marketplace.”