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US Navy awards $7,7m tube contract to Econco

27 February 2002 News

Rebuilt power tube specialist, Econco, has received a $7,7m US Navy contract to provide rebuilt power tubes for the AEGIS weapon system. State-of-the-art navy AEGIS ships employ power tubes to pulse powerful radar in the first fully integrated radar and missile defence system developed.

In addition, the US Navy recently presented Econco a second Award for Excellence for support to the AEGIS weapon system. Econco was first honoured for producing rebuilt tubes with 30% longer life than production tubes. The most recent award recognises the high quality engineering support as was dedicated to both the customer and the product.

Econco rebuilt tubes are available in South Africa from Denver Technical Products, 011 626 2023, [email protected]



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