SAN RAMON, Calif. -- November 1, 2011 -- Giga-tronics (NASDAQ:GIGA) announced an agreement with Liberty Test Equipment to offer rental and distribution of Giga-tronics’ high-performance RF and Microwave Test and Measurement equipment in the USA and Canada.

Liberty Test Equipment, a leader in electronic test equipment asset management will provide rental and distribution of Giga-tronics RF and microwave test solutions including fast-switching microwave signal generators, microwave power amplifiers, and high-accuracy power meters and sensors. The partnering agreement will include options for integrated promotion, advertising and sales of test solutions.

“Liberty Test Equipment is excited to embark on this new alliance with Giga-tronics. We believe that our customers will welcome their state-of-the-art product line and Giga-tronics’ clientele will benefit from our flexible rental solutions” said Jiuru Hu, VP of Business Development of Liberty Test Equipment.

John Regazzi CEO of Giga-tronics Inc. commented “we are extremely pleased to have concluded a relationship with Liberty Test Equipment that allows both of us the opportunity for further growth in our respective markets. Liberty Test Equipment has demonstrated extensive knowledge in the RF & microwave field allowing them to support our customers.”

“With the addition of Liberty Test Equipment, Giga-tronics significantly strengthens its business of delivering and supporting high performance test and measurement equipment to its customers,” said Malcolm Levy, Executive VP of Sales.

Giga-tronics is increasing its focus on providing flexible rental and leasing solutions. "We entered into the agreement with Liberty Test Equipment in order to develop business, and service customers with a dedicated commitment to fast response.” said Levy.