16-Jan-2013 Source: Telephonics
Telephonics Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon Corporation (NYSE:GFF), announced today that the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Command (AMCOM) in Huntsville, AL has awarded a five (5) year, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for its TruLink® Wireless Intercommunication System with a value of $33M. This contract is for full-rate production of the Encrypted Aircraft Wireless Intercom System (EAWIS) for Product Manager Air Warrior in the U.S. Army.
With TruLink, operational safety is enhanced by removing cumbersome communication cables that tether crew members to a platform. Mission effectiveness is enhanced through full-duplex communications and noise reduction to maximize intelligibility in the high noise helicopter aviation environment. NSA certified Type 1 security maximizes information assurance and enhances soldier safety by precluding communications interception.
“I am extremely proud to have the Telephonics’ TruLink secure wireless intercommunication solution approved for full-rate production under this multi-year award as it enhances the ability of our Nation’s Army Aviators for safe and secure execution in their mission, which is so critical to our National Security at home and abroad,” said Joseph Battaglia, President and CEO of Telephonics Corporation.