Goodrich Signs Agreement with SYPAQ to Represent DB-110 Surveillance System in Australia
Goodrich Corporation's (NYSE: GR) ISR Systems team in Westford, Mass. has signed an agreement with SYPAQ Systems Pty. Ltd., based in Melbourne, Australia to represent and provide program management for the Goodrich DB-110 reconnaissance system.
This agreement allows Goodrich to offer direct local representation in Australia and New Zealand. This is the second agreement for Goodrich and SYPAQ, adding the DB-110 surveillance system offering to the Goodrich intelligence exploitation system agreement already in place.
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Andrew Chrostowski, general manager of Goodrich's ISR Systems team said, "We now have the team in place to offer a full reconnaissance system with complete local resources in Australia and New Zealand."
George Vicino, SYPAQ's managing director commented, "Culminating two years of close collaboration, this agreement marks a significant milestone in the relationship between SYPAQ and Goodrich, and we look forward to our joint success in the region."
The DB-110 system comprises an airborne pod containing a long-range, dual-band EO/IR imaging sensor, and fixed and mobile intelligence exploitation systems. The day/night sensor is suitable for use on fast-jets, large UAVs and business jets. Ten countries worldwide have already selected the DB-110 for operation, and it has been used very successfully for operations in Afghanistan and Libya.
Source : Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR)