Teledyne Microwave Solutions is Awarded $7.5 Million Sole Source Contract from U.S. Navy – NAVSUP


Teledyne Microwave Solutions (TMS), a business unit of the Teledyne Defense Electronics Group and its parent company, Teledyne Technologies (NYSE: TDY), has been awarded a $7,509,891 sole source contract from the Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support (NAVSUP) in Philadelphia, PA.

The contract is for the repair of Traveling Wave Tubes (TWTs) used on the ALQ-99 system in support of the EA-18G Growler aircraft. Teledyne, a long-time world leader in the design and production of advanced TWTs, has supported the ALQ-99 system and its associated aircraft since the 1970s. Teledynes engineering innovations in TWT technology continue to be deployed today to meet the stringent requirements of the U.S. Navy and other military purposes.

Execution of this firm-fixed-price contract award will be performed at Teledynes 160,000 square foot production facility in Rancho Cordova, California. TMS is expected to complete the contract work by November 2021. One source was solicited for this non-competitive requirement pursuant to the authority set forth in 10 U.S. Code 2304 (c)(1).

TMS manufactures a broad range of Traveling Wave Tube technologies and applications for use in diverse markets. Teledyne TWTs are found on nearly all major Electronic Warfare, Radar, and Communication platforms of the U.S. and its allies throughout the world. Our various product lines also include TWTs used for instrumentation, satellite communications, and other mission critical applications.


Serving Defense, Space and Commercial sectors worldwide, Teledyne Defense Electronics offers a comprehensive portfolio of highly engineered solutions that meet your most demanding requirements in the harshest environments. Manufacturing both custom and off-the-shelf product offerings, our diverse product lines meet emerging needs for key applications for avionics, energetics, electronic warfare, missiles, radar, satcom, space, and test and measurement. TDE is a business unit of Teledyne Technologies, Inc.


Teledyne Technologies is a leading provider of sophisticated instrumentation, digital imaging products and software, aerospace and defense electronics, and engineered systems. Teledyne Technologies operations are primarily located in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Western and Northern Europe. For more information, visit Teledyne Technologies website at

Darrek Porter, Director of Marketing
Teledyne Defense Electronics
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