Telephonics to Supply MMR for India's P-8i Maritime Patrol AircraftFARMINGDALE, NEW YORK, November 22, 2010- Telephonics Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon Corporation (NYSE:GFF), announced today that its Radar Systems Division has received a contract from The Boeing Company to supply APS-143C(V)3 Multi-Mode Radar (MMR) for India's P-8i aircraft. The contract includes systems to support (8) P-8i Aft Radar installations integration and support services.
"We are very pleased to have been selected for this important program", said Kevin McSweeney, President of the Radar Systems Division. "We are looking forward to supporting Boeing on this program and to further serving the Indian Defence Force on future programs."
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The Telephonics APS-143C(V)3 has become the performance standard in maritime patrol aircraft and multi-mission maritime helicopters. In addition to the aft radar on the P-8i, the APS-143C(V)3 is performing on the USCG HC-144A Maritime Patrol Aircraft, and HU-25D Falcon Jet. The APS-143 is featured on most international S-70 Naval Hawk helicopters and certain NH-90, Super Lynx and other Maritime Helicopters.
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