Spectrum Microwave Awarded Multi-Year Contract for Power Amplifiers Used in Joint Tactical Radio Systems — Press Release
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Spectrum Microwave Awarded Multi-Year Contract for Power Amplifiers Used in Joint Tactical Radio Systems
FAIRVIEW, Pa., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Spectrum Control, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPEC) , today announced that its Spectrum Microwave Business Unit has been selected by Thales Communications, Inc. in Clarksburg, Maryland as the Supplier for the RF Power Amplifier for the Extended Band Manpack, an accessory to the AN/PRC-148 JTRS Enhanced Multiband Inter/Intra Team Radio. Production of the RF Power Amplifier will be performed at Spectrum Microwave’s Palm Bay, Florida operation and is currently expected to commence in early 2010.
Dick Southworth, Spectrum Control’s President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, “This is a major win for our Microwave Group. The selection by Thales for the development and production of the RF Power Amplifier for their Extended Band Manpack Radio highlights our technical design and production capability strengths for the military market. We look forward to a successful and continuing relationship with Thales on this and future projects.”
This press release contains statements that are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections about the Company’s business based, in part, on assumptions made by management. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict. Therefore, actual outcomes and results may differ materially from what is expressed or forecasted in such forward-looking statements due to numerous factors and risks discussed from time to time in the Company’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings and reports. Such forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and the Company does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this release.
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According to DefenseLink.mil, yesterday the US Air Force awarded Spectrum Communications of Hampton, VA a ID/IQ contract with a possible value of $74.5 M. This contract will support the 560th Aircraft Sustainment Group and provide development, management and sustainment of the various reconnaissance assets and communication networks of the US Air Force. These include the U-2, Global Hawk, Predator and a variety of data links and communication systems.