Telephonics Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon
Corporation (NYSE:GFF), announced today that the U.S. Army Aviation and
Missile Life Cycle Command (AMCOM) in Huntsville, AL has awarded a five
(5) year, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for its
TruLink® Wireless Intercommunication System with a value of
$33M. This contract is for full-rate production of the Encrypted
Aircraft Wireless Intercom System (EAWIS) for Product Manager Air
Warrior in the U.S. Army.
With TruLink, operational safety is enhanced by removing cumbersome
communication cables that tether crew members to a platform. Mission
effectiveness is enhanced through full-duplex communications and noise
reduction to maximize intelligibility in the high noise helicopter
aviation environment. NSA certified Type 1 security maximizes
information assurance and enhances soldier safety by precluding
“I am extremely proud to have the Telephonics’ TruLink secure wireless
intercommunication solution approved for full-rate production under this
multi-year award as it enhances the ability of our Nation’s Army
Aviators for safe and secure execution in their mission, which is so
critical to our National Security at home and abroad,” said Joseph
Battaglia, President and CEO of Telephonics Corporation.
Telephonics` high-technology engineering and manufacturing capabilities
provide integrated information, communication and sensor system
solutions to military and commercial markets worldwide. Telephonics
specializes in aircraft intercommunication systems, wireless
communication systems, radars, identification friend or foe products,
integrated security systems, air traffic management systems, aerospace
electronics, and the performance of threat and radar system analyses.
About Griffon Corporation
Griffon Corporation (the “Company” or “Griffon”), headquartered in New
York, N.Y., is a diversified management and holding company that
conducts business through wholly-owned subsidiaries. The Company
oversees the operations of its subsidiaries, allocates resources among
them and manages their capital structures. The Company provides
direction and assistance to its subsidiaries in connection with
acquisition and growth opportunities as well as in connection with
divestitures. Griffon also seeks out, evaluates and, when appropriate,
will acquire additional businesses that offer potentially attractive
returns on capital to further diversify itself.
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occurrence of unanticipated events.
© 2013 Telephonics Corporation. 815 Broad Hollow Road, Farmingdale, NY
11735. All trademarks, trade names, service marks, and logos referenced
herein belong to their respective companies.
Anthony Gerstein, 646-277-1242
Carrie Petrocca-Aronson, 631-755-7583