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AYDIN Selected For Delta IV Launch Vehicle Program.

NEWTOWN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 29, 1999--AYDIN TELEMETRY telemetry

Highly automated communications process by which data are collected from instruments located at remote or inaccessible points and transmitted to receiving equipment for measurement, monitoring, display, and recording.
, a Division of AYDIN CORPORATION (NYSE NYSE

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AYD American Youth for Democracy
), has been selected as subcontractor by Boeing, Huntington Beach, California Huntington Beach is a seaside city in Orange County in southern California. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 189,594. It is bordered by the Pacific Ocean on the west, by Seal Beach on the north, by Costa Mesa on the south, by Westminster on the northeast, and by , to provide Test Instrumentation for the Delta IV Launch Vehicle Program.

The Boeing Delta IV/Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle Program (EELV EELV Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle
EELV End-Expiratory Lung Volume
EELV Extended Expendable Launch Vehicle
) 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 Kennedy Space Center (Cape Canaveral) U.S.

launch site for manned space missions. [U.S. Hist.: WB, So:562]

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, FL and Vandenberg AFB AFB
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., 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 Noun 1. SIGINT - intelligence information gathered from communications intelligence or electronics intelligence or telemetry intelligence
signals intelligence
 (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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