Aerospace & Defense
Tower Semiconductor’s extensive capabilities bring a broad range of commercially available technologies and services to the A&D community.
Tower Semiconductor Newport Beach is an ITAR registered supplier providing an expanded technology portfolio including 65nm technology access for next-generation ROICs.
Tower Semiconductor supplies strategic, on-shore foundry services for critical U.S. Aerospace and Defense (A&D) applications through its industry and segment expertise. Additionally, Tower, through its joint venture in Japan, TPSCo, can supply advanced node fabrication and services for the A&D community with ITAR compliant protocol.
Tower is the single supplier serving the widest range of technologies that may be used by A&D customers for Government, Military, and Defense requirements, including Large Die ROICs, Imagers, Silicon Photonics, CMOS on SOI for RH applications, MEMS and Millimeter Wave devices, among others.
With capacity expansion and new technologies in areas such as high-speed SiGe, Readout Integrated Circuits (7ML and 8ML ROICs, 130nm isolated TSVs), Imaging, Silicon Photonics, 65nm & 45nm technology for RF CMOS and CIS, MEMS and our newest technology addition – advanced Interposer processes, Tower Semiconductor continues to demonstrate its ongoing commitment to its A&D customers.
Jazz Semiconductor Trusted Foundry (JSTF)
U.S. DoD’s DMEA Category 1A & 1B Trusted Supplier
To further meet aerospace and defense customers’ needs, in July 2013, Jazz Semiconductor Trusted Foundry (JSTF), a wholly owned subsidiary of Tower Semiconductor Newport Beach, Inc., was created and accredited as a Category 1A Trusted Supplier by the United States Department of Defense’s (DoD’s) Defense Microelectronics Activity (DMEA) as a manufacturer of semiconductors that may be used in trusted applications. In addition, as of October 2014, JSTF has been accredited with Category 1B.
JSTF joins a small list of companies accredited by the DoD Trusted Program, established to ensure the integrity of the people and processes used to deliver national security critical microelectronic components, and administered by the DoD’s Defense Microelectronics Activity (DMEA). JSTF is proud to join the DoD Trusted Program to enable trusted access to a broad range of on-shore technologies and manufacturing capabilities.
Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ: TSEM, TASE: TSEM) and its wholly owned U.S. subsidiary Jazz Semiconductor Inc., operate collectively under the brand name Tower Semiconductor, the global specialty foundry leader. Tower Semiconductor also owns 51% of Tower Semiconductor Panasonic Semiconductor Company, Ltd. TPSCo through a joint venture with Panasonic Corporation.