e2v technologies, a specialist developer and manufacturer of high technology components and sub-systems, has been awarded a UK Ministry of Defense (MoD) contract worth a total of £5.7 M.

Phase one of the contract, worth £2 M, was placed in June of this year, with phase two, worth £3.7 M, now secured. This win is a follow-on contract to supply vital defense electronic subsystems, which utilize the company's electronic tube technology. Deliveries against the contract will begin immediately, with completion within two months.

Keith Attwood, chief executive of e2v, commented, “The award of this contract further underlines our position as a strategic supplier into key defense programs and helps underpin anticipated trading in the current financial year.”