Sparton to Display at DARPA “Wait, What” Future Technology Forum

DE LEON SPRINGS, FLA.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 13, 2015–Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA) technology will be on display at the upcoming Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) “Wait, What Conference” being held in St. Louis on September 9 – 11, 2015. DARPA’s Wait, What Conference:

“is a forum on future technologies … on their potential to radically change how we live and work, and on the opportunities and challenges these technologies will raise within the broadly defined domain of national security”

The conference will be attended by:

“forward-thinking scientists, engineers and other innovators.”

A DARPA Demo dedicated to Enhancing Maritime Agility and the Upward Falling Payload (UFP) program will contain Sparton technology. The UFP program concept centers on a system that will reside on the sea floor and release payloads on-demand to provide a game changing capability to mission commanders. “Sparton is proud to support the DARPA mission of creating breakthrough technologies that facilitate advances in maritime security,” said Jim Lackemacher, Group Vice-President, Engineered Components and Products.

About Sparton Corporation

Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA), now in its 115th year, is a provider of complex and sophisticated electromechanical devices with capabilities that include concept development, industrial design, design and manufacturing engineering, production, distribution, field service, and refurbishment. The primary markets served are Medical & Biotechnology, Military & Aerospace, and Industrial & Commercial. Headquartered in Schaumburg, IL, Sparton currently has twelve manufacturing locations and five engineering design centers worldwide. Sparton’s Web site may be accessed at

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Mike Osborne
Sparton Corporation
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