Vaisala Oyj : Vaisala Signs Significant Radiosonde Contract

Vaisala Corporation

Vaisala has signed a significant contract for upper air observation products to a long standing customer. The EUR 6.3 million contract includes radiosondes and accessories. The deliveries will take place in 2012.

Radiosondes are meteorological devices that are used to measure pressure, temperature, humidity, wind speed and direction in the upper atmosphere. The radiosonde reaches an altitude of up to 30 kilometers and transmits continuous data to ground equipment during its ascent. The ground-based sounding system processes the data and converts it into meteorological weather messages.

Further information:

Kai Konola, Executive Vice President, Weather

Tel. +358 40 502 4900,

Vaisala is a global leader in environmental and industrial measurement. Building on 75 years of experience, Vaisala contributes to a better quality of life by providing a comprehensive range of innovative observation and measurement products and services for chosen weather-related and industrial markets. Headquartered in Finland, Vaisala employs approximately 1400 professionals worldwide and is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki stock exchange.

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