Aeroflex and the U.S. Marine Corps. partner to expedite GRMATS approval, shipments

PLAINVIEW, N.Y., 26 July 2011. Officials at Aeroflex (NYSE:ARX), a global provider of microelectronic components and test and measurement equipment, and the U.S. Marine Corps. are working closely to expedite the final approval for delivery of Aeroflex’s Ground Radio Maintenance Automatic Test System (GRMATS) order. The GRMATS digital, software-defined automatic radio test system, based on the Aeroflex 7200 platform, will perform test and diagnostic functions for current and future software-defined, tactical radios.

Jul 27th, 2011
Posted by Courtney E. Howard
Posted by Courtney E. Howard

PLAINVIEW, N.Y., 26 July 2011. Officials at Aeroflex (NYSE:ARX), a global provider of microelectronic components and test and measurement equipment, and the U.S. Marine Corps. are working closely to expedite the final approval for delivery of Aeroflex’s Ground Radio Maintenance Automatic Test System (GRMATS) order. The GRMATS digital, software-defined automatic radio test system, based on the Aeroflex 7200 platform, will perform test and diagnostic functions for current and future software-defined, tactical radios.
This shipment is a $16 million initial release, provided under a $40.5 million contract award. Out of the company’s cooperation on the GRMATS, the Aeroflex 7200 will be capable of testing the next-generation radios, such as JTRS, for the U.S. military.

“We have been working with senior officers in the U.S. Marine Corps to ensure the efficient performance of this contract,” says Len Borow, chief executive officer of Aeroflex. “Our relationship with the U.S. Marine Corps is strong. Successful delivery has always been Aeroflex’s responsibility and we are committed to making sure our troops have the best tools available to meet their performance requirements.”

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