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 ( www.militaryaerospace.com), 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.