KVH wins new order for fiber optic gyros for remote weapon stations

MIDDLETOWN, R.I., 25 Feb. 2010. KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI) announced that it received a new $3.1 million order for its precision fiber optic gyros (FOGs) for use in remote stabilized weapon stations (RWS). Shipment is expected to be completed by the summer of 2010.

Feb 25th, 2010

MIDDLETOWN, R.I., 25 Feb. 2010. KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI) announced that it received a new $3.1 million order for its precision fiber optic gyros (FOGs) for use in remote stabilized weapon stations (RWS). Shipment is expected to be completed by the summer of 2010.

KVH officials declined to name the purchaser due to contractual obligations.

Remote weapon stations allow gunners to operate, aim, and fire the weapon from inside the safety of their vehicles, taking the gunners out of turret positions where they are exposed to hostile fire. KVH's DSP-3100 FOGs provide precise optical stabilization and weapon recoil control for RWS units while ensuring that the weapon stays on target whether the vehicle is stationary or on the move.

"Thanks to their precision and rugged design, KVH fiber optic gyros play an integral role in the successful operation of remote weapon stations, which are critical to the safety and effectiveness of U.S. and allied soldiers around the globe, especially in light of the military surge in the Afghan theatre of operations," says Jay Napoli, KVH's vice president of FOG and OEM sales.

KVH's fiber optic guidance and sensor systems are used in an array of commercial and defense-related stabilization, navigation, autonomous vehicle, and precision guidance applications. For more information, visit http://www.fiberopticgyro.com.

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