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ITT Gilfillan Awarded $10 Million Radar Contract From Brazil

    3/6/1997

        VAN NUYS, Calif., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- ITT Gilfillan, a unit of ITT
    Defense & Electronics, has received a contract to provide the Brazilian Air
    Force with several PAR-2000 precision approach radar systems.  ITT Gilfillan
    was selected over other radar manufacturers by the Brazilian Air Force upon
    completion of a formal and highly competitive international tender which
    included an extensive flight test and a rigorous operational demonstration of
    the PAR-2000.
        The PAR-2000 is the latest technology in all-weather precision approach
    radar developed by ITT Gilfillan.  The PAR-2000 is fully solid state, offers
    digital color displays and improved system reliability and availability.  The
    active array architecture utilizes advanced Gallium Arsenide (GaAs)
    transmit/receive (T/R) modules, which are manufactured under ITT Defense &
    Electronics' patented production process.
        This fully ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) compliant
    system provides high accuracy for guiding aircraft in adverse weather, and
    remotely controlling multi-runway coverage.  Included is an extensive BIT
    (Built-In-Test) program for simplified on-line maintenance.
        ITT Gilfillan, a unit of ITT Defense & Electronics, designs and
    manufactures state-of-the-art air traffic control and air/battlefield defense
    radar systems which are deployed around the world.  The company has been
    producing advanced radar systems for more than 50 years.
        ITT Defense & Electronics is a leading supplier of high technology
    commercial and defense electronic systems, semiconductors, standard and
    customized connectors, and operations and maintenance services, with customers
    in avionics, data, communications, information systems, military/space and
    transportation.
        ITT Defense & Electronics is a business unit of ITT Industries (NYSE:
    IIN), a leading worldwide diversified manufacturing company, with 1995 sales
    of $8.4 billion from its three primary business segments: automotive, defense
    and electronics, and fluid technology.  ITT Automotive is one of the world's
    largest independent suppliers of systems and components to automotive
    manufacturers.  ITT Fluid Technology is one of the world's leading
    manufacturers of products, systems and services for the movement, measurement
    and control of fluids.
        ITT Industries' stock (IIN) (http:\\www.ittind.com) is traded on the New
    York, Midwest, Pacific, London, Frankfurt, and Paris exchanges.
    
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    SOURCE  ITT Industries
    
    

    CONTACT: Dianne K. Davis of ITT Industries, 818-908-2428

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ITT is a diversified leading manufacturer of highly engineered critical components and customized technology solutions for the transportation, industrial, and oil and gas markets. Building on its heritage of innovation, ITT partners with its customers to deliver enduring solutions to the key industries that underpin our modern way of life. ITT is headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., with employees in more than 35 countries and sales in a total of approximately 125 countries. The company generated 2016 revenues of $2.4 billion.

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