Micro Systems wins $16 million contract to supply avionics to Air Force

LANCASTER, Pa., 30 Dec. 2009. Herley Industries Inc. won a multi-year option contract with a potential value of $16M from Composite Engineering Inc. (CEi) of Sacramento, Calif., for its avionics suite for the Air Force Sub-scale Aerial Target (AFSAT), also designated as the BQM-167A.

Dec 30th, 2009

Posted by Courtney Howard

LANCASTER, Pa., 30 Dec. 2009. Herley Industries Inc. won a multi-year option contract with a potential value of $16M from Composite Engineering Inc. (CEi) of Sacramento, Calif., for its avionics suite for the Air Force Sub-scale Aerial Target (AFSAT), also designated as the BQM-167A.

Products to be provided under the contract include: Command and Control Transponders, Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) Transponders, Power Distribution Assemblies, Electro-Explosive Devices, and Integrated Flight Controllers.

The contract spans five years and is the second such award on the US Air Force target program, says a representative. Award of the option contract was followed by firm delivery orders for the sixth and seventh years of production that together are valued at approximately $6.4 million.

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