ITT Awards Autotest Company $3 Million Contract for Night Vision Program
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS (October 7, 2006) Autotest Company, San Antonio, Texas, today announced that ITT Power Solutions in West Springfield, Massachusetts has awarded Autotest a new contract for multi-functional Automated Test Equipment (ATE) units for High Voltage application associated with the Night Vision program.
The new award includes multiple standalone ATE's for High Voltage Power Supplies Gen I, Gen II, and Gen III Series power supplies. This contract is worth well over $1 million dollars and represents a departure from in-house testers to specialized Automated Test Equipment supportable by ITT. The ITT power supplies are gated and non-gated NV Series image intensifier tubes.
The ITT Night Vision Gen I, Gen II, and Gen III image intensifier tubes are the choice of the U.S. Army and Marines and around the world. The million dollar project involves the integration of military critical tasks and codes with proven industry standardized test scenarios. The multi-faceted project includes hardware interfaces and software application programming using Autotest’s Automated Program Generator (APG) for Windows software. Real time control and display capabilities are utilized for testing, troubleshooting and characterization. With the Autotest system, a NV Unit Under Test (UUT) program can be enhanced with dialogue control and the seamless integration of non-standard resources and standard instrumentation.
Michael McGregor, Autotest Vice President for Sales and Marketing, noted: "Autotest Company is pleased to work with a military contractor of the caliber of ITT Power Solutions on this very technical and life critical Night Vision project. This reinforces our commitment to provide our military with integrated, sensitive and complex requirements with time tested industry accepted tests and protocols in a seamless, cost-effective and timely manner."
ITT Power Solutions www.ittpowersolutions.com is an ISO9001:2000 certified company located in West Springfield, Massachusetts founded in 1974 and is owned by ITT Corporation (www.itt.com). ITT Power Solutions manufactures custom power supplies and electronic components for military, medical and commercial markets in its 150,000 square foot facility. The company is a recognized innovator and supplier of night vision power supply technology and channel electron multipliers (CEMs) for mass spectrometry instrumentation.
ITT Corporation, Inc. (http://www.itt.com) supplies advanced technology products and services in key markets including: fluid and water management including water treatment; defense communication, opto-electronics, information technology and services; electronic interconnects and switches; and other specialty products. Headquartered in White Plains, NY, the company generated $7.4 billion in 2005 sales. In addition to the New York Stock Exchange, ITT Industries stock is traded on the Midwest, Pacific, Paris, London and Frankfurt exchanges.
Autotest Company designs, manufactures and markets Automated Test Equipment (ATE), power supply, Fuel Cell and UPS test products and systems for the power source industry. AUTOTEST, the AUTOTEST logo, and APG for Windows are trademarks of Autotest Company. Windows is a trademark of Microsoft Corp.