VAN NUYS, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- ITT Gilfillan, a unit of ITT
Defense & Electronics, has been awarded a radar contract from the South Korean
Defense Procurement Agency. The award, valued at approximately $40 million,
calls for the production and installation of ITT Gilfillan mobile and fixed
site RAPCON air traffic control and air defense surveillance systems, to be
used by the Republic of Korea Army and Air Force.
This contract award follows several other awards to ITT Gilfillan by the
Republic of Korea for these high performance radar systems. ITT Gilfillan
President and General Manager Jim Cameron stated, "This latest contract from
the Republic of Korea confirms ITT Gilfillan's leadership in advanced military
Air Traffic Control radar systems and further establishes ITT Gilfillan as the
leading supplier of military RAPCON systems in the international marketplace."
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
ITT Defense & Electronics is a business unit of ITT Industries
(NYSE: IIN), a leading worldwide diversified manufacturing company, with
1996 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) is traded on the New York, Midwest, Pacific,
London, Frankfurt, and Paris exchanges.
SOURCE ITT Gilfillan
CONTACT: Dianne K. Davis of ITT Gilfillan, 818-901-2428, or fax,