Tel-Instrument Electronics Corp. (TIK) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract modification by the U.S. Navy for its next generation AN/USM-708 (CRAFT) flight line test set. On February 27, 2008 the Department of Defense published the following announcement on its website.
“Tel Instrument Electronics Corp., Carlstadt, N.J., is being awarded a $10,000,000 firm-fixed-price modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract (N68335-05-D-0014) for the additional production of up to 450 air and shipboard/Identification Friend or Foe communication/navigation radio frequency avionics testers for the U.S. Navy. Work will be performed in Carlstadt, N.J., and is expected to be completed in Jan. 2012. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J., is the contracting activity.”
The Navy contract modification increases the number of units on the AN/USM-708 IDIQ contract from 750 units to 1,200 units. Depending on total quantities ordered, this could increase the maximum total contract size from over $17 million to approximately $27 million. Jeff O’Hara, the Company’s President and COO said, “Tel-Instrument remains at the leading edge of Mode 5 flight-line testing and this contract modification helps validate the significant investment made by Tel over the last several years in developing this new technology. ”
Tel-Instrument is a leading designer and manufacturer of avionics test equipment for the general aviation, commercial aviation, and government/military aviation markets, both domestically and internationally. Tel-Instrument provides instruments to test a wide range of identification, navigation, and communication test equipment. For further information please visit our website at http://www.telinstrument.com .
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