Obsolescence. This is not a favorite word for most end users. Flexibility, options, extended product life - those words bring relief to the testing environments of end users. Yet, nonetheless, obsolescence is a factor that must be faced within the testing industry.
When the US Navy (NAVAIR) faced obsolescence with a major Test & Measurement OEM, they turned to Astronics Test Systems and Tabor Electronics to take on the challenge to customize the existing products to avoid obsolescence.