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TRANSTECHNOLOGY UNIT RECEIVES $3.2 MILLION CONTRACT FROM BELL HELICOPTER TEXTRON CANADA

 UNION, N.J., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- TransTechnology Corporation (NYSE: TT) today announced that its Breeze-Eastern Division, based in Union, had been awarded a contract for $3,225,000 to provide helicopter rescue hoist systems and mechanical and electrical equipment for Bell Helicopter Textron Canada (BHTC) of Mirabel, Quebec, Canada.
 Bell Helicopter Textron Canada, a division of Bell Helicopter Textron, Ft. Worth, Texas manufactures a full range of helicopters for government and commercial customers around the world.
 In April 1992, the Canadian government announced plans for a major procurement of 100 bell 412HP helicopters for the Canadian Forces Utility Transport and Technical Helicopter (CFUTTH) from Bell Helicopter Canada (BHTC) to be delivered between 1994 and 1998.
 Breeze-Eastern will produce 27 hoist systems for installation on the CFUTTH helicopters and will provide an additional 73 fixed provisions for installation on the other helicopters.
 Breeze-Eastern is a leading supplier of helicopter rescue hoists, winches, cargo hooks and other lifting and restraining products. TransTechnology Corporation is a diversified manufacturer of industrial products and aerospace products with over 850 employees in its seven facilities in the United States and those in England, Belgium and Australia.
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 /CONTACT: Michael J. Berthelot, chairman, president and chief executive officer of TransTechnology Corporation, 908-964-5666/
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CO: TransTechnology Corporation ST: New Jersey IN: ARO SU: CON

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