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AYDIN Selected For Delta IV Launch Vehicle Program.

NEWTOWN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 29, 1999--AYDIN TELEMETRY, a Division of AYDIN CORPORATION (NYSE:AYD), has been selected as subcontractor by Boeing, Huntington Beach, California, to provide Test Instrumentation for the Delta IV Launch Vehicle Program.

The Boeing Delta IV/Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle Program (EELV) is a multi-year U.S. Air Force effort aimed at reducing space launch costs by more than 25 percent. To meet these requirements, Boeing is offering the Delta IV family of vehicles. The family includes five launch vehicles: Medium, Heavy, and three variants of the Medium vehicle, know as Medium-plus, which have been introduced to meet the needs of the commercial market.

AYDIN TELEMETRY (Vector Products) will manufacture the Test Instrumen-tation equipment, and deliver the equipment for use in vehicle integration and launch monitoring at both Kennedy Space Center, FL and Vandenberg AFB., CA.

The Data Acquisition System is based on the AYDIN TELEMETRY Model PCU-816 Master and Remote Signal Conditioning and Encoding Systems. The equipment, configured as a distributed data acquisition system, will be implemented using a fiber optic communications network.

Delivery on the contract is expected to start in June 1999 and extend through the first quarter of the year 2000.

Located in Newtown, PA, AYDIN TELEMETRY is a recognized world leader in the design, manufacture and systems integration of flight test and flight certification instrumentation for both commercial and military applications.

They also design and manufacture a complete line of ground telemetry, analog and digital data acquisition, synchronization, decommutation, modulation, data processing and display products for signal recovery, processing and control. Applications include satellite TT&C (telemetry, tracking and control), space data, range telemetry and SIGINT (signal intelligence).

AYDIN CORPORATION is a world-class provider of products and systems for the acquisition and distribution of information over electronic communications media.

The Company designs, engineers, manufactures, markets, distributes and installs technologically advanced communications products and systems, from basic components to turnkey systems for military, space, government and commercial organizations around the world.

For further information, contact AYDIN TELEMETRY, 47 Friends Lane, Newtown, PA, 18940-0328. Tel. 215-497-8000; FAX 215-968-3214, Email: telemetry@aydin.com, Internet: www.aydin.com/telemetry.
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