Boeing orders electromagnetic test center for South Korea

COLUMBIA, Md., 3 February 2005. Rohde & Schwarz, Inc. announced today its commitment to provide electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) measurement equipment, in partnership with ETS-Lindgren L.P. and MI Technologies, to fulfill a $20 million contract from The Boeing Company to deliver a turnkey Electromagnetic Test Center to the Agency for Defense Development (ADD) in South Korea.

COLUMBIA, Md., 3 February 2005. Rohde & Schwarz, Inc. announced today its commitment to provide electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) measurement equipment, in partnership with ETS-Lindgren L.P. and MI Technologies, to fulfill a $20 million contract from The Boeing Company to deliver a turnkey Electromagnetic Test Center to the Agency for Defense Development (ADD) in South Korea.

The comprehensive Electromagnetic Test Center will consist of a full-size aircraft test chamber, along with various support chambers, shielded rooms, system measurement equipment, lightning/EMP simulation, and training. This new test center -- the first of its kind in South Korea -- will give ADD the unique multifunctional capability to perform EMC measurements, antenna characterization, and lightning, electrostatic discharge, and electromagnetic pulse simulations.

"We are pleased to have been selected for this project," said Wolfgang Schmittseifer, CEO of Rohde & Schwarz, Inc. "Our reputation as a global leader in custom EMC test and measurement projects provided Boeing and its customer, ADD, with the confidence to make Rohde & Schwarz their vendor of choice."

Rohde & Schwarz is a worldwide leader in test and measurement and communications equipment and systems. Over 70 years experience and 6000 employees provide customers with innovative solutions and comprehensive service in the fields of RF test equipment, mobile radio, broadcasting, information security, and radio monitoring, location, and communications. Rohde & Schwarz's net revenue in fiscal year 2004 was in excess of $1 billion. For more information, see www.rohde-schwarz.com/USA.

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