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ATLANTA, June 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Video Display Corporation (Nasdaq:VIDE), an internationally recognized leader in design and manufacture of specialty niche market and rugged displays for commercial, industrial and military requirements, announced that its Aydin Displays, Inc. subsidiary has received a follow-on production contract valued at approximately $3M for its 24" Airborne Display. This award was received from a leading Prime Contractor of military systems and is a continuation of a long term production program that is scheduled to last for several more years. Deliveries under this contract are expected to begin in the third quarter of 2013 and continue through the end of the year. An additional follow-on production order valued in excess of another $3.5M is expected later this year under the program expected to exceed a total of $30 million during its projected term.
Aydin's 24" Airborne Display was designed specifically to perform in a military airborne environment. The display also includes state of the art electronics for advanced signal processing, touch screen capabilities and optical enhancements including Aydin's proprietary optical bonding.
"Aydin continues to supply high end displays to many major military programs. This production contract for airborne displays validates Aydin's position in the airborne community," said Art Mengel, Divisional President of Aydin Displays.
About Aydin Displays
Aydin Displays is a leading provider in display manufacturing technology, servicing the industrial, military and air traffic control industries. Aydin offers a variety of industrial displays, rugged Military/COTS Flat Panel Displays, Military Panel PC Workstations, and Air Traffic Control Displays ranging in size from 6.4" to 65" and available in numerous mounting options. Many of its products comply with shock, vibration and EMI Military standards and can be customized to include options such as integrated touch screens. Aydin's unsurpassed commitment to quality creates unique solutions for their customers. For more information, visit Aydin's web site at
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