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Telephonics Delivers Multi-mode Radar to Canadian Air Force

 - July 9, 2012, 2:20 PM

Telephonics Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon Corp., has delivered its first production AN/APS-508, an advanced multi-mode imaging radar system (IRS), to the Canadian Department of National Defense (CDND) for installation on the CP140 Aurora long-range maritime patrol and surveillance aircraft.

Jointly developed and built by Telephonics and MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates (MDA), and manufactured by Lockheed Martin (Canada), the AN/APS-508 provides multi-mode surveillance/imaging capability. An initial quantity of nine radar systems and lifecycle spares will be delivered to CDND.

Separately, the Telephonics (Chalet C25) has revealed that its RDR-1700B radar is to be installed on the new Saab 340 maritime surveillance aircraft demonstrator. The radar enables critical maritime missions.