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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 27, 1997 |
While the children at Langdon Avenue Elementary School are not the only ones in the Los Angeles Unified School District to benefit from donated computer equipment, they may be the only ones who are actually taking the computers home. To date, 84 Langdon students have received surplus computers as part of a 3-year-old partnership between a local aerospace company and the school's LA's BEST after-school program.
March 18, 1997
ITT Gilfillan in Van Nuys was awarded a $10-million contract for radar systems from the Brazilian Air Force. This type of product, called PAR-2000 radar, is the latest in air traffic technology developed by the company. ITT Gilfillan is a unit of ITT Industries, a manufacturing company headquartered in White Plains, N.Y.