EDO Receives $9.9 Million Contract for Advanced Electronics on the Navy's P-3C Orion.
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 3, 2003
EDO Corporation EDO Corporation (NYSE: EDO) is an American company that designs and manufactures products for defense, intelligence, and commercial markets, and provides related engineering and professional services. It employs 4,000 people worldwide and had revenues of $715 million in 2006. (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange : EDO Edo: see Tokyo, Japan. ) has been awarded a $9.9 million contract by Lockheed Martin For the former company, see .
Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is a leading multinational aerospace manufacturer and advanced technology company formed in 1995 by the merger of Lockheed Corporation with Martin Marietta. (NYSE: LMT LMT left mentotransverse (position of fetus). ) to develop an enhanced Electronic Support Measures (ESM (1) (Enterprise Storage Management) Managing the online, nearline and offline storage within a large organization. It includes analysis of storage requirements as well as making routine copies of files and databases for backup, archiving, disaster recovery, ) sensor capability for the U.S. Navy's P-3C Orion maritime surveillance aircraft.
Designated the ALR-95(V)3 in military nomenclature, the sensor system will be based on a new receiver having a Digital Instantaneous Frequency Measurement (DIFM DIFM Do It for Me (as opposed to Do It Yourself)
DIFM Due-In From Maintenance
DIFM Digital Instantaneous Frequency Measurement
DIFM Distributed Interactive Fire Mission ) capability. This technology will improve the P-3C's performance even in the most dense and threatening electronic environments. It will be effective against modern frequency-agile radars, and significantly improve signal identification and accuracy in locating the emitter of interest.
"EDO continues to drive innovation in electronic support measures," said James M. Smith, EDO's chief executive officer. "Our ability to deliver the most advanced capabilities for air, land, and sea-based platforms is the basis of our continued leadership in this technology. Our objective is to strengthen this leadership position by developing the next generation of ESM products for use on military as well as Homeland Security platforms."
Lockheed Martin has awarded the contract to EDO's Reconnaissance and Surveillance Systems business unit, located in Morgan Hill, Calif. The RSS (Really Simple Syndication) A syndication format that was developed by Netscape in 1999 and became very popular for aggregating updates to blogs and the news sites. RSS has also stood for "Rich Site Summary" and "RDF Site Summary. unit is a world leader in the design and manufacture of ESM integrated systems and related technology, such as receivers, signal processors, digitizers, and signal-analysis software.
EDO Corporation provides military products and professional services to the US, UK, and other allied governments, and their prime defense contractors. EDO focuses on systems and subsystems that are integral to the success of long-term military platforms, such as the B-1B bomber, the F/A-22, the Joint Strike Fighter, and the Comanche helicopter. Examples of the company's highly engineered products include aircraft weapon-release systems, ship and aircraft self-protect systems, and high-performance composite structures. The company also has a number of commercial product lines. A disciplined acquisition program is diversifying the base of major platforms and customers. EDO is at the core of the transformation to lighter, faster, and smarter defense capabilities.
EDO (www.edocorp.com) was founded in 1925, and is headquartered in New York City New York City: see New York, city.
New York City
City (pop., 2000: 8,008,278), southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The largest city in the U.S. . The company had revenues last year of $329 million, and employs 2,800 people.
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