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KVH Announces $3.8 Million in Fiber Optic Gyro Sales

April 8, 2009

The orders include $2.9 million for use in remote weapon stations and $0.9 million for integration in continuous navigation systems. The purchases emphasize the growing strategic value of fiber optic gyro technology.

MIDDLETOWN, RI /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- KVH Industries Inc., announced that it has received a total of $3.8 million in new orders for its precision fiber optic gyro (FOG) systems. A total of $2.9 million in new orders was received for KVH's DSP-3100 FOGs from a major remote weapons station manufacturer. In addition, a $0.9 million order was placed for KVH's CNS-5000 continuous navigation system for use in commercial applications.

"These new orders emphasize the growing strategic value of our fiber optic gyro technology to KVH's long-term growth," said Jay Napoli, KVH's Vice President of Sales for FOG and OEM products. "Thanks to our digital signal processing technology and end-to-end control of our FOG development and manufacturing process, we are able to offer military and commercial systems integrators an outstanding combination of precision performance, field-proven reliability, and affordability."

KVH's fiber optic guidance and sensor systems are used in an array of commercial and defense-related stabilization, navigation, autonomous vehicle, and precision guidance applications. Visit the company's Web site for more information, including technical details and customer case studies.

About KVH
KVH Industries Inc. is a leading manufacturer of solutions that provide global high-speed Internet, television, and voice services via satellite to mobile users at sea, on land, and in the air. KVH is also a premier manufacturer of high-performance sensors and integrated inertial systems for defense and commercial guidance and stabilization applications. The company is based in Middletown, RI, with facilities in Tinley Park, IL, and Kokkedal, Denmark.

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