October 6, 1998
The U.S. House and Senate have agreed to spend $12 million with a Van Nuys-based defense firm to fund work on two defense programs. The U.S. Air National Guard will spend $8 million on an air traffic control radar system from ITT Gilfillan. The other $4 million will go to Gilfillan to continue development of a new military antenna that will allow simultaneous communication between several military platforms, including satellites, aircraft and unmanned vehicles.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 19, 1998 |
Two Valley defense industry firms soon might provide the federal government with new radar, antenna and minesweeping devices. The House Appropriations Committee recently approved $8 million for the Air National Guard to purchase a type of air traffic control radar system developed by ITT Gilfillan of Van Nuys.
December 30, 1997
ITT Gilfillan has been awarded a $7-million research and development contract by the U.S. Navy to upgrade radar systems on its aircraft carriers and other warships. ITT Gilfillan, based in Van Nuys, is a maker of air traffic control systems and radar defense systems used by the U.S. military. It has been a maker of radar systems for half a century.
November 18, 1997
ITT Gilfillan, a Van Nuys-based unit of ITT Defense & Electronics, has received a $4-million contract from the Ministry of Defense of the United Kingdom for its PAR-2000 Precision Approach Radar, the company said. The radar system, which will be used by the Royal Air Force, is able to operate in high winds and provide multirunway coverage on digital color displays. Along with PAR-2000 hardware and software, ITT Gilfillan will provide training and contractor logistics support for five years.
November 11, 1997
The U.S. Air Force has awarded a $10-million contract to ITT Gilfillan for an air-traffic control system. The contract is for a tactical air-traffic control and landing system that will help the Air Force handle air traffic during bad weather. The system will be installed at Hanscom Air Force Base in Concord, Mass. ITT Gilfillan in Van Nuys is a unit of the conglomerate ITT Industries, based in White Plains, N.Y.