Sparton Navigation and Exploration Announces Webinar to Introduce New Advanced Navigation Sensors

For Immediate Release

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – December 2, 2011 – Sparton Corporation (NYSE: SPA) announced today it will hold a webinar on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. EST, to provide an overview of navigation sensor technology and introduce current and prospective customers to its new DC-4 and GEDC-6 digital compass navigation sensors.

“This product overview webinar will allow customers to become acquainted not only with our navigation sensor technology, but to see for themselves how Sparton’s navigation and exploration line can fulfill their challenging application needs” said Jim Lackemacher, Vice President and General Manager of Sparton Defense and Security Systems. “Our navigation sensors provide highly accurate heading and orientation information for a variety of applications, and offer exciting new features such as full user programmability,” he added.

Sparton’s navigation sensors product overview webinar will provide customers information on the following product features:

  • DC-4 and GEDC-6 Features, Benefits, and Architecture
  • The Importance of 3-D In-Field Calibration
  • Advantages of AdaptNavTM Sensor Fusion Algorithms
  • Overview of Sparton Factory Sensor Calibrations
  • Introduction to NorthTekTM Enabled User Customized Navigation Sensors
  • The Importance of Gyro-Enhancement in Navigation Sensors
  • Overview of the Sparton Navigation Development System for Navigation Sensor Evaluation and Application Integration

We cordially invite you to our interactive webinar. The product overview will be followed by a Question and Answer period whereupon customers are welcomed to participate.

Sparton DC-4 and GEDC-6 Product Overview Webinar Schedule

The one-hour webinar will be held on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 4:00 PM Eastern Standard Time.

To register, please send your name, title, company name and email address to no later than 12/12/2011. A confirmation email will be sent shortly thereafter with all information necessary to attend.

These best-in-class navigation sensors are now available for shipment and can be purchased at a new,ly launched gateway devoted to Sparton’s proprietary line of products for use in the Navigation and Exploration markets. The website contains product literature, access to product guides, application notes and Sparton coded NorthTekTM application program downloads.

About Sparton Navigation and Exploration

Sparton Navigation and Exploration, a provider of market leading sensors for commercial and defense applications globally, designs, tests and manufactures its digital compasses and hydrophones for the most demanding customer environments with a unique user programmable feature that allows these sensors to be customized to solve unique challenges and requirements for unparalleled heading accuracy. For more information, visit

About Sparton Corporation

Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA), now in its 111th year, is a provider of complex and sophisticated electromechanical devices with capabilities that include concept development, industrial design, design and manufacturing engineering, production, distribution, and field service. The primary markets served are in the Medical Device, Defense & Security Systems, and Electronic Manufacturing Services industries. Headquartered in Schaumburg, IL, Sparton currently has five manufacturing locations worldwide. Sparton’s Web site may be accessed at

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Safe Harbor statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: To the extent any statements made in this release contain information that is not historical, these statements are essentially forward-looking and are subject to risks and uncertainties, including the difficulty of predicting future results, the regulatory environment, fluctuations in operating results and other risks detailed from time to time in Sparton’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The matters discussed in this press release may also involve risks and uncertainties concerning Sparton’s services described in Sparton’s filings with the SEC. In particular, see the risk factors described in Sparton’s most recent Form 10K and Form 10Q. Sparton assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking information contained in this press release.

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