Telephonics Expands Identification Friend or Foe Market Presence

Farmingdale, N.Y. - Telephonics Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon Corporation, has been awarded a contract for its AN/UPX-44 Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) Interrogator for use in the Republic of Korea. The IFF system will be integrated into ground radar air defense systems.

With the global market for IFF systems growing, Telephonics is establishing itself as the leader in this market space and becoming the partner of choice. Our family of IFF products is providing affordable solutions with high reliability, exceeding all performance standards.

“Telephonics is excited about this award. We have a distinguished history of supplying cutting edge IFF technology to users worldwide and look forward to enhancing the security of the Republic of Korea’s airborne and ground forces,” says Mr. Kevin McSweeney, Telephonics’ Chief Operating Officer.
The Telephonics’ family of interrogators is the only IFF system to achieve All-Mode DoD AIMS certification including MARK XIIA, Mode 5, Mode S, and multi-channel ADS-B and provides users with the capability for timely and accurate display of civil and military air traffic. It also delivers state-of-the-art cooperative engagement capabilities using the most advanced combat identification techniques.

The AN/UPX-40/43/44/505 family of IFF products can be found on various platforms throughout the world, including the U.S. Navy’s MH-60R Maritime Helicopter, the P-8A Poseidon Multi-Mission Aircraft, and the fleet of AWACS aircraft. The IFF family of products is also used on the Canadian Navy’s CP-140 Aurora, Halifax-Class Frigates, CH-148 Maritime Helicopter, and the U.S. Marine Corps Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) system.

About Telephonics
Telephonics' high-technology engineering and manufacturing capabilities provide integrated information, communication and sensor system solutions to military and commercial markets worldwide. Telephonics specializes in aircraft intercommunication systems, wireless communication systems, radars, identification friend or foe products, integrated security systems, air traffic management systems, aerospace electronics, and the performance of threat and radar system analyses.

About Griffon Corporation
Griffon Corporation (NYSE:GFF), headquartered in New York, N.Y., is a diversified management and holding company that conducts business through wholly-owned subsidiaries. The company oversees the operations of its subsidiaries, allocates resources among them and manages their capital structures. The company provides direction and assistance to its subsidiaries in connection with acquisition and growth opportunities as well as in connection with divestitures. Griffon also seeks out, evaluates and, when appropriate, will acquire additional businesses that offer potentially attractive returns on capital to further diversify itself.

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