Astronics Awarded Contract for US Army Radio Test Set TS-4549/T Valued at Approximately $215M

June 17, 2024


Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq: ATRO), a leading provider of advanced technologies for global aerospace, defense and other mission critical industries, announced today it has been awarded the production contract for the U.S. Army Radio Test Set TS-4549/T. The award provides for the program management, engineering, and product manufacturing to support the operational readiness of the Army's extensive range of radio communication devices.

The firm-fixed price, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract has a total value of up to $215 million with an expected period of performance of five years. The contract was awarded with an initial delivery order of $15.5 million to cover qualification and low-rate initial production. The Company expects this effort will generate revenue of approximately $10 million to $12 million in 2024 of which $5 million to $7 million is expected in the second quarter.

Peter J. Gundermann, President and CEO of Astronics Corporation, commented, "We are honored by the U.S. Army's confidence in our capabilities with this critical opportunity. Our advanced testing solutions are designed to ensure the Army maintains optimal force readiness across its communication infrastructure. This contract validates our commitment to supporting our defense customers and substantiates the investments made in our radio test technology. A significant milestone for our Test business, we expect that financial performance for the segment will improve considerably as production ramps."

This award corroborates Astronics Corporation's dedication to delivering innovative solutions that meet the stringent requirements for critical applications and further solidifies Astronics Test Systems as a leader in tactical radio test solutions.

Source : Astronics

Astronics Awarded Contract for US Army Radio Test Set TS-4549/T Valued at Approximately $215M