Astronics DME to convert taxiway lights at Air Force bases to LED lighting in potential $7.4 million contract
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., 26 Aug. 2011. The Astronics DME Corp. Airfield Lighting Systems & NavAids segment in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., will use advanced light-emitting diode (LED) lighting to replace taxiway light fixtures at Air Force bases in the continental U.S., Alaska, and Hawaii under terms of a potential $7.4 million five-year contract announced Thursday. LED lighting experts from Astronics DME will begin the indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract immediately by replacing 600 lights in a $72,000 order. Astronics DME Airfield Lighting Systems designs and builds airfield taxiway and runway lights, including state-of-the-art LED fixtures, such as the blue LED omni-directional taxiway edge light to delineate the edges of airport taxiways, holding bays, and aprons.
Astronics DME Airfield Lighting Systems & NavAids also designs and builds aircraft approach and navigational aids systems, navigational aids lighting, elevated lights, guidance signs, heliport lights, in-pavement lights, markers, obstruction lights, power and control equipment, solar lights, temporary lights, tools and accessories, and tower equipment.
For more information contact Astronics DME Airfield Lighting Systems & NavAids online at www.astronics.com.