Tue, Mar 09, 2004
BAE Systems Seeks Relays, Switches For Raptor
Incorporated announced that it has been awarded two contracts
totaling $2.5 million by BAE Systems to supply solid state relays
and solid state input and output switches for the Vehicle
Management System and the Stores Management System used on the U.S.
Air Force F/A-22 Raptor. The F/A-22 is touted an air dominance
fighter and the world's first truly stealth, multi-mission combat
The relays and switches function as the interface between the
F/A- 22's central computer and the vehicle's control surface
actuators in the Vehicle Management System and the control of
weapons release mechanisms in the Stores Management System. The
F/A-22 program is sponsored by the Aeronautical Systems Center,
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
"Teledyne is pleased to be selected for this important
contract," said Robert Mehrabian, chairman, president and chief
executive officer of Teledyne Technologies. "We are committed to
providing the United States Air Force with advanced solutions to
support America's defense and security programs."
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