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KVH Announces $3.8 Million in New Orders for Fiber Optic Gyros


Orders for new KVH FOGs include $2.9 million for use in remote weapon stations and $0.9 million for integration in continuous navigation systems

MIDDLETOWN, R.I., -- KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI) announced today 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 for more information, including technical details and customer case studies.

About KVH Industries, Inc.

KVH Industries ( 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.

This release may contain certain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements include, for example, the functionality, characteristics, quality and performance of KVH's products and technology; and customer preferences, requirements and expectations. The actual results could differ materially. Factors that may cause such differences include, among others, uneven military sales cycles, changes in military fielding and equipment requirements, and changes in international situations, as well as those discussed in KVH's most recent Annual Quarterly on Form 10-K filed with the SEC. KVH does not assume any obligation to update its forward-looking statements to reflect new information or developments.

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