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AMS Wins Pentagon ILS Contracts (Dec. 9)

AMS - ASI has recently signed several major contracts to support U.S. DOD Navaid requirements at multiple international locations.

Three of the contracts are in support of the U.S. Air Force (USAF) Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program managed by the USAF Electronic Systems Center (ESC) at Hanscom Air Force Base (AFB). Under one of these FMS contracts, AMS will supply three Category II Instrument Landing Systems (ILS) and two VHF Omni-Directional Range (VOR)/TACAN (VORTAC) systems, including installation and training, for two Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) air bases. The other FMS contracts are for the supply of nine marker beacons and four complete ILS/Distance Measuring Equipment (DME) for Polish Air Force bases nationwide.

According to Mike Warner, CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of AMS – ASI, “AMS was chosen based on a “best value” approach, by providing technically superior products at a competitive price. We look forward to supporting Hanscom on these and future FMS programs”.

In addition to the FMS projects, AMS - ASI received awards to provide a total of five ILS/DME, one VORTAC and one Doppler VOR/DME for several U.S. military bases in the Middle East.

Mr. Warner continued, “AMS - ASI has implemented major product enhancements over the past three years which have significantly improved the reliability and performance of our navaid products. When combined with our comprehensive RMMC system which enables maintenance, monitoring and control of all airport navaids from a single location, and multiple airport facilities from a remote location, AMS navaids provide the most advanced maintainability features, highest reliability, and lowest acquisition/lifecycle costs available on the market today”.

AMS has 7,000 employees worldwide, a turnover of some EUR 1.3 billion and a healthy order book in excess of EUR 3 billion, which underpins ambitious growth plans for the next four years.

AMS is a major European company in systems’ integration owned by BAE Systems of the UK and Finmeccanica of Italy, with a combined annual turnover of some EUR 27billion.

AMS - ASI Announces Major Contracts to Support U.S. DoD Navaid Requirements