Telephonics Expands its IFF Market Presence

Telephonics Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon Corporation (NYSE:GFF), announced today that it has been awarded a contract for its AN/UPX-44 Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) Interrogator for use in the Republic of Korea. The IFF system will be integrated into ground radar air defense systems.

With the global market for IFF systems growing, Telephonics is establishing itself as the leader in this market space and becoming the partner of choice. Our family of IFF products is providing affordable solutions with high reliability, exceeding all performance standards.

“Telephonics is excited about this award. We have a distinguished history of supplying cutting edge IFF technology to users worldwide and look forward to enhancing the security of the Republic of Korea’s airborne and ground forces,” says Mr. Kevin McSweeney, Telephonics’ Chief Operating Officer.

The Telephonics’ family of interrogators is the only IFF system to achieve All-Mode DoD AIMS certification including MARK XIIA, Mode 5, Mode S, and multi-channel ADS-B and provides users with the capability for timely and accurate display of civil and military air traffic. It also delivers state-of-the-art cooperative engagement capabilities using the most advanced combat identification techniques.

The AN/UPX-40/43/44/505 family of IFF products can be found on various platforms throughout the world, including the U.S. Navy’s MH-60R Maritime Helicopter, the P-8A Poseidon Multi-Mission Aircraft, and the fleet of AWACS aircraft. The IFF family of products is also used on the Canadian Navy’s CP-140 Aurora, Halifax-Class Frigates, CH-148 Maritime Helicopter, and the U.S. Marine Corps Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) system.

Source: Telephonics Corp.
Date: Nov 2, 2012