EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Tel Instrument Electronics Corp. (“Tel” or “Company”) (NYSE MKT: TIK) announced today that it has received an additional contract for the CRAFT program with a maximum value of $9.5 million.
The order is a not-to-exceed $9.5 million fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (“IDIQ”) contract for the manufacture and delivery of communications/navigation radio frequency avionics flight line tester (“CRAFT”) AN/USM-708 and/or AN/USM-719. This contract is in support of the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Army and various Foreign Military Sales customers under the Foreign Military Sales program.
Mr. Jeff O’Hara, President and CEO, commented “this follow-on contract further strengthens our position in the industry as the predominant supplier of Mode 5 test equipment. The CRAFT unit has been well received by the end users and we look forward to working with the U.S. Navy on this program, and believe it will be the Mode 5 test set of choice for a number of years. The Company expects delivery orders to be issued on this IDIQ contract in the current fiscal year.”
About Tel-Instrument Electronics Corp
Tel-Instrument is a leading designer and manufacturer of avionics test and measurement solutions for the global commercial air transport, general aviation, and government/military aerospace and defense markets. Tel-Instrument provides instruments to test, measure, calibrate, and repair a wide range of airborne navigation and communication equipment. For further information please visit our website at www.telinstrument.com
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