Telephonics Receives Radar Contract for US Navy’s Fire Scout Unmanned Air System

A subsidiary of Griffon Corporation, Telephonics, has received an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract from the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) worth $23.5 M. Under the contract, Telephonics will be supplying its AN/ZPY-4 maritime and overland surveillance radar system for use on the U.S. Navy's MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). Also, the AN/ZPY-4 will transition from a Rapid Deployment Capability (RDC) to a Program of Record for the Fire Scout platform.

Designed to maximize situational awareness for UAV platforms, the AN/ZPY-4 multi-mode radar (MMR) is capable of tracking and classifying multiple targets of interest in a wide range of applications. The AN/ZPY-4 has a comprehensive collection of radar modes which, together with its space, weight and power attributes, offers proven performance.

Telephonics, founded in 1933, is recognized globally as a leading provider of highly sophisticated intelligence, surveillance and communications solutions that are deployed across a wide range of land, sea and air applications. Telephonics designs, develops, manufactures and provides logistical support and lifecycle sustainment services to defense, aerospace and commercial customers worldwide.