Micronetics Inc. announced that it has been awarded an initial production order valued at approximately $2.4 M from a leading precision antenna system manufacturer for the supply of high performance microwave subsystems. Each subsystem, which consists of a transceiver, on board computer, power supply, and a high power amplifier (HPA), will help satisfy the demanding need for a reliable, high speed broadband satellite based connection into commercial and military aircraft for a broad range of uses. Hardware deliveries are targeted to commence in this fiscal year with a six-month period of performance.

David Robbins, Micronetics' CEO, stated, "We are happy to have secured this initial contract. This product and design win reflects our latest in engineering expertise and we are optimistic that demand for this product will contribute to our growth. We targeted airborne high speed data links based on the strength and diversity of commercial and military applications, consistent with our strategy to leverage our strong technology capabilities and breadth of product offerings across multiple end markets.”

Micronetics manufactures microwave and radio frequency (RF) components and integrated subassemblies used in a variety of defense, aerospace and commercial applications. Micronetics also manufactures and designs test equipment and components that test the strength, durability and integrity of communication signals in communication equipment. Micronetics serves a diverse customer base, including BAE Systems, Boeing, Cobham, EADS, General Dynamics, ITT, L-3 Communications, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, Rockwell, Teradyne, and Thales.