EDO Corp. Awarded $4.9 Million U.S. Air Force Contract.
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 12, 2001
EDO Edo: see Tokyo, Japan. Corp. (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange :EDO) today announced that it has been awarded a $4.9 million contract from the United States Air Force United States Air Force (USAF)
Major component of the U.S. military organization, with primary responsibility for air warfare, air defense, and military space research. It also provides air services in coordination with the other military branches. U.S. for 70 Field Test Simulator (FTS FTS
facteur thymique sérique. ) test sets, to be delivered in the next fifteen months, including options for up to 890 units through 2005.
EDO's FTS test sets, which have been designated the AN/PLM-4 Radar Signal Simulator, replace the older AN/APM-427 as the primary flight line Radar Simulator for testing Electronic Warfare (EW) systems. The new FTS is a commercial-off-the-shelf design, which has been previously sold to the United States Department of Defense and to several other international defense customers. The test sets were designed by EDO Technical Services Operations and will be produced at its Lancaster, Calif., facility.
James M. Smith, president and chief executive officer of EDO Corp., said, "This is a significant award for the company and further solidifies our Technical Services Operations as a premier supplier of flight line EW systems test sets. We believe that this contract will generate additional orders from the Army and Navy to test ground, airborne and shipboard ship·board
1. The condition of being aboard a ship: on shipboard.
2. Archaic The side of a ship.
adj. EW systems and will enable the company to increase foreign military sales That portion of United States security assistance authorized by the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, and the Arms Export Control Act of 1976, as amended. This assistance differs from the Military Assistance Program and the International Military Education and Training Program of its EW systems products.
"EDO won this award based on its 50 years of EW design expertise acquired through the company's merger with the former AIL AIL 1. Angiocentric immunoproliferative lesion 2. Angioimmunoblastic lymphadenopathy Systems Inc. We are particularly excited about this contract because it demonstrates the breadth of skills in the newly merged company and our ability to capture new business in a broad range of defense-oriented markets worldwide," Smith added.
About EDO Corp.
EDO Corp. (www.edocorp.com) supplies highly engineered products for governments and industry worldwide, including advanced electronic, electromechanical The use of electricity to run moving parts. Disk drives, printers and motors are examples. Electromechanical systems must be designed for the eventual deterioration of moving components that wear over time. The first TVs were electromechanical systems (see video/TV history). and information systems and engineered materials, which are critical to the mission success of its customers. The company's Defense Segment provides integrated front-line war fighting systems, including radar countermeasure systems, aircraft weapons storage and release systems, airborne mine countermeasure systems and sonar systems. EDO's Space and Communication Segment addresses the needs of the remote sensing, communication, navigation and electronic warfare industries with ultra-miniature electronics and a very broad line of antennas. The company's Engineered Materials Segment supplies piezoelectric The property of certain crystals that causes them to produce voltage when a mechanical pressure is applied to them such as sound vibrations. This technique is used to build crystal microphones, phonograph cartridges and strain gauges, all of which turn mechanical movement into voltage. and advanced composites for the communication, navigation, chemical, petrochemical, paper and oil industries, for civilian infrastructure and for the military.
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