WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 25 // -- ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT) has successfully completed production testing of the first S3D radar system upgrade for Forsvarets Materielverk (FMV) of Sweden. This upgrade delivers new technology for the processor, transmitter, antenna, displays and built-in test, resulting in improved reliability, availability, and maintainability that extends the life of the S3D Radar an additional 15 years. Additional upgrades, currently in process, will provide added capability for weather detection processing. Work is being performed by ITT Electronic Systems Division, Radar Systems -- Gilfillan.
The S3D radar system is a 3-dimensional radar system, operating at S-band that automatically detects airborne targets and is a fundamental component of the Swedish Air Defense infrastructure.
Surveillance Radar Products Business Area Leader, Jeff Foster said "We're very proud that our team has been able to deliver these critical upgrades on schedule to Sweden. We look forward to continuing our excellent relationship with Sweden, enabled by our extensive portfolio of radar technologies."
ITT Electronic Systems is a leading supplier of information and electronic warfare (EW) technologies, systems and services that enable mission success and survivability for a broad range of military aircraft. Gilfillan radar systems provide state-of-the-art air defense, surveillance, multifunction and air traffic control radar systems for U.S. and international land and maritime applications. Offering more than 60 years of leadership in radar technologies and services, ITT is also a leader in the development of miniaturized active array antenna modules and subsystems for sensor and communications applications.
About ITT Corporation
ITT Corporation (http://www.itt.com/) supplies advanced technology products and services in several growth markets. ITT is a global leader in the transport, treatment and control of water, wastewater and other fluids. The company plays a vital role in international security through its defense communications and electronics products; space surveillance and intelligence systems; and advanced engineering and related services. It also serves the growing leisure marine and electronic components market with a wide range of products. Headquartered in White Plains, NY, the company generated $7.4 billion in 2005 sales. In addition to the New York Stock Exchange, ITT Corporation stock is traded on the NYSE Arca, Paris, London and Frankfurt exchanges.
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