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Telephonics Corporation receives first Russian contract award for search and rescue, and weather avoidance radar systems

Telephonics Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon Corporation (NYSE:GFF), announced today that it has signed a multi-million dollar contract for 93 RDR-1600 Search and Rescue, and Weather Avoidance Radar Systems for the new Kazan's built Mi-17 helicopters.

The RDR-1600 radar systems state-of-the art features include very lightweight, extremely low-power consumption, exceptional sensitivity, and field-proven reliability. Weather detection and avoidance radar are critical to successful offshore missions. Their exceptional performance includes multiple modes of operation, and enables detection and tracking of targets at long range, in high clutter and low visibility.

"This first ever contract between Telephonics and a Russian customer affords us the opportunity to open a new chapter in company's expansion into the worldwide market", said Joseph J. Battaglia, President of Telephonics.

Press release issued by Telephonics Corporation on June 23, 2009


 Contact details from our directory:
Kazan Helicopters JSC Airframer
Telephonics Corporation Radio Communications Equipment, Onboard Intercom Systems, Weather Mapping Radar, Surveillance/Air Defense Radar, Reconnaissance Radar, IFF Interrogators


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MIL Mi-17/171


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Imaging and Visual Systems

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