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8 December 2011

e2v achieves STACK certification for military and aerospace semiconductor products and services

e2v has announced that STACK International, the consortium of defence and aerospace peers committed to sharing experience, market intelligence, emerging initiatives and best practice, has certified e2v’s hi-rel semiconductor products and services to STACK Specification S/0001.

STACK certification was achieved following an extensive independent audit conducted by member companies and demonstrates e2v’s commitment to delivering high reliability semiconductor products, with extended lifecycle, to the aerospace and defence marketplace.

STACK certification also adds to e2v’s existing ISO 9001, AS 9100, ESCC (European Space Components Coordination) standards for European Space Agency (ESA) projects and QML Certifications for compliance with the US Department of Defense MIL-PRF-38535 performance specification.

“e2v is very proud to join the select group of companies certified to STACK Specification S/0001”, said Laurent Monge, Head of Engineering for e2v’s high reliability semiconductor solutions, adding “our comprehensive suite of quality processes and certifications is key to our proactive strategy, under our SliM programme, of ensuring the long-term supply of semiconductor products and services to the global aerospace and defence industry”.

Zia Fatherazi, Managing Director, STACK International said “Qualification to STACK Specification S/0001 is a tough process designed to ensure that the mark is one of assured quality for aerospace and defence companies and it is a great achievement for e2v to secure it”.

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Notes to Eds

e2v is a leading global provider of specialist technology for high performance systems and equipment; delivering solutions, sub-systems and components for specialist applications within medical & science, aerospace & defence, and commercial & industrial markets. e2v has its headquarters in the UK, employs approximately 1500 people, has design and production facilities across Europe and North America, and has a global network of sales and technical support offices. For the year ended 31 March 2011, e2v reported sales of £229m and is listed on the London Stock Exchange. For more information visit e2v.com.

STACK International is a group of multinational, independent electronic equipment manufacturers who share experience, “know how” and workload and co-operate in non-competitive areas with each other and their suppliers to reduce individual members’ cost and risk of component ownership. For additional information about STACK International contact Zia Fatherazi at STACK International, Tyttenhanger House, Courser Road, Colney Heath, Herts AL4 0PG, United Kingdom. Telephone: +44 (0) 1727 829100. Internet: http://www.stackinternational.com