Cobham plc (LSE: COB) announced a new US military contract win this morning. Cobham’s Defence Systems Division received two Delivery Order releases valued at US$40m for the ongoing supply of its ROVIS digital vehicular intercom systems.
Cobham is a global technology and engineering company, engaged in the development of aerospace and defence systems in the air, on land and at sea. The Company has four divisions employing more than 12,000 people on five continents, with customers and partners in over 100 countries and annual revenue of more than £1.4bn / $2.1 billion.
Cobham’s Defence Systems Division designs, develops and manufactures technology for network centric and intelligence operations, enabling information to be moved around and managed on the digital battlefield.
The intercom system provides enhanced communication and situational awareness to users of armoured and light tactical vehicles including Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles (MRAPs). The orders are scheduled to be completed and delivered by the end of the first quarter 2010.
Cobham Chief Executive, Allan Cook commented on the growing demand for their Defence technology;
“The demand for our digital vehicle intercom systems continues to grow, with more than 120,000 systems fielded with 18 armies around the world. This award builds on the success of the ROVIS (AN/VIC-3) product line which we have achieved through our ongoing relationship with Northrop Grumman in satisfying the US Army's intercom requirements.”