FREEDOM Joins Astronics Test Systems

Freedom Communication Technologies, a leading provider of radio test solutions for the public safety and commercial Land Mobile Radio (LMR) market, announced today that it has joined Astronics Corporation as a part of its Test Systems division.

Peter J. Gundermann, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Astronics commented, “FREEDOM is a leader in wireless communications testing, primarily for the civil land mobile radio market. Their market focus and technology complements those we already have, and together, we will offer a broader range of test solutions to an expanded market. The acquisition gives us a stronger market position in the radio test arena, a strong brand for our offerings and a larger addressable market. We are excited to expand our test capabilities and to bring FREEDOM on board with our Test business.”

Ricardo Viloria, FREEDOM President and Chief Executive Officer said, “We are thrilled to join the Astronics team.  Their extensive technology base, deep presence in the defense and aerospace markets, and dynamic corporate culture make them a perfect fit for FREEDOM.  We’re very proud of the leading market position we have built, and as part of Astronics we know we will make even greater strides in the years ahead. “


Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq: ATRO) serves the world’s aerospace, defense, and other mission critical industries with proven, innovative technology solutions. Astronics works side-by-side with customers, integrating its array of power, connectivity, lighting, structures, interiors, and test technologies to solve complex challenges. For 50 years, Astronics has delivered creative, customer-focused solutions with exceptional responsiveness. Today, global airframe manufacturers, airlines, military branches, completion centers, and Fortune 500 companies rely on the collaborative spirit and innovation of Astronics.

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