News | December 21, 2018

Tel-Instrument Electronics Corp. Announces $1.6M Mode 5 Test Set Order


Tel-Instrument Electronics Corp. (“Tel”, “Tel-Instrument” or the “Company”) (NYSE American: TIK), a leading designer and manufacturer of avionics test and measurement solutions, today reported the receipt of a $1.6 million follow-on order for Mode 5 test sets from a major U.S. defense contractor.

Jeff O’Hara, Tel’s President and CEO said, "We are pleased to report the receipt of a $1.6 million Mode 5 test set order from a major U.S. Defense contractor. Shipments on this order will commence in the fourth quarter of this fiscal year and will continue into the first quarter of the 2020 fiscal year. The Company already has the majority of the parts on hand to complete this order so these shipments will generate strong positive cash-flow. This most recent order brings our total bookings for this quarter to almost $10 million. These bookings and other large pending orders should result in a strong improvement in both revenues and profitability starting this quarter and continuing into the next fiscal year where we expect to see significant activity in the international Mode 5 market. We look forward to meeting interested shareholders at our Annual Meeting which is scheduled at our New Jersey office at 4:00 p.m. on January 16, 2019."

About Tel-Instrument Electronics Corp.

Tel-Instrument is a leading designer and manufacturer of avionics test and measurement solutions for the global commercial air transport, general aviation, and government/military aerospace and defense markets. Tel-Instrument provides instruments to test, measure, calibrate, and repair a wide range of airborne navigation and communication equipment. For further information please visit our website at

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