By Kimberley Donoghue
PBN Web Editor
Twitter: @ kdonog
MIDDLETOWN – KVH Industries Inc. said on Dec. 21 that it had received more than $2.5 million in new purchase orders for its precision DSP-3000 fiber optic gyros for stabilized remote weapon stations.
The order came from an “international military customer” and shipments will take place during the next two years, KVH said in a news release.
“Remote weapon stations play a critical role in improving crew safety and weapon accuracy in combat operations overseas. We are proud that KVH's fiber optic gyros remain the sensors of choice for the leading RWS manufacturers supporting U.S. and allied military forces,” said Jay Napoli, KVH's vice president of FOG and OEM sales.
Separately, on Dec. 20, KVH said it had received a $7.6 million order for its single-axis fiber optic gyros from an “international defense contractor;” delivery began immediately and will continue through 2013.