October 30, 2008
KVH Receives Approval to Begin Shipping Fiber Optic Gyros for Use in Remote Weapon Stations
MIDDLETOWN, R.I., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- KVH Industries, Inc., announced today that it received permission from its primary customer to begin shipments of its DSP-3100 fiber optic gyros (FOGs) for use in remote weapons stations, and has initiated full rate production.
With its all-fiber design and patented Digital Signal Processing (DSP) technology, KVH's DSP-3100 FOG offers high reliability, superior accuracy and performance, and exceptional vibration, shock, and acceleration survivability at an affordable cost. KVH's fiber optic guidance and sensor systems are used in an array of commercial and defense-related stabilization, navigation, autonomous vehicle, and precision guidance applications.
About KVH Industries, Inc.
KVH Industries, Inc., is a premier manufacturer of systems to provide access to live mobile media ranging from satellite TV to telephone and high-speed Internet for vehicles and vessels as well as a leading source of navigation, pointing, and guidance solutions for maritime, defense, and commercial applications. The company's products are based on its proprietary mobile satellite antenna and fiber optic technologies. An ISO 9001-certified company, KVH is based in Middletown, Rhode Island.
This release may contain certain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements include, for example, the functionality, characteristics, quality and performance of KVH's products and technology; and customer preferences, requirements and expectations. The actual results could differ materially. Factors that may cause such differences include, among others, further delays in customers' qualification processes for our products or other delays in shipping, uneven military sales cycles, changes in military fielding and equipment requirements, and changes in international situations, as well as those discussed in KVH's most recent Form 10-Q filed with the SEC. KVH does not assume any obligation to update its forward-looking statements to reflect new information or developments.
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KVH Industries, Inc.
CONTACT: Chris Watson of KVH Industries, +1-401-845-8138,[email protected]
Web site: http://www.fiberopticgyro.com/