MIDDLETOWN, R.I., Nov. 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq:KVHI) announced today that it has received a $4.3 million order for its TACNAV® tactical navigation systems from a new customer who is a major defense contractor providing armored vehicles for an international military client. With a short delivery requirement, shipments for this order are expected to be substantially completed in the fourth quarter of 2014.
"KVH is extremely pleased to be selected by another major defense contractor to provide the tactical navigation solution for their new armored vehicles. Providing precise navigation as well as coordination of vehicles in critical situations is an important tool that helps keeps soldiers oriented wherever they operate," explains Dan Conway, executive vice president of KVH's Guidance and Stabilization group.
KVH's TACNAV military vehicle navigation systems provide unjammable precision navigation, heading, and pointing data for vehicle drivers, crews, and commanders. TACNAV can also serve as a heading and position source for situational awareness.
TACNAV systems are currently in use by the U.S. Army and Marine Corps, as well as many allied customers including Canada, Sweden, Great Britain, France, Germany, Spain, Egypt, Botswana, Australia, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Romania, Poland, Turkey, Malaysia, Switzerland, South Korea, Singapore, Brazil, and Italy.
Note to Editors: For more information about KVH's TACNAV tactical navigation systems, please visit the KVH website, www.kvh.com/tacnav. High-resolution images of KVH's products are available at the KVH Press Room Image Library, www.kvh.com/press-room/image-library, for download and editorial use.
About KVH Industries, Inc.
KVH Industries is a premier manufacturer of high-performance sensors and integrated inertial systems for defense and commercial guidance and stabilization applications, having sold more than 18,000 TACNAV systems and 80,000 fiber optic gyros. The company is also a leading provider of in-motion satellite TV and communications systems, having designed, manufactured, and sold more than 175,000 mobile satellite antennas for applications on vessels, vehicles, and aircraft. KVH is based in Middletown, RI, with research, development, and manufacturing operations in Middletown, RI, and Tinley Park, IL. The company's global presence includes offices in Belgium, Brazil, Cyprus, Denmark, Hong Kong, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, and the United Kingdom.
This release may contain certain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements include, for example, KVH's financial goals for 2014 and 2015; the functionality, characteristics, quality, and performance of KVH's products and technology; and the potential value of military contracts. The actual results could differ materially. Factors that may cause such differences include, among others, lack of reliable vendors, delays in customers' qualification processes for our products or other delays in shipping, uneven military sales cycles, changes in military fielding and equipment requirements, the ability of the government and its contractors to cancel orders at their convenience, and changes in international situations. These and other risk factors are discussed in more detail in KVH's most recent annual report on Form 10-K 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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