One of five companies to receive the "Supplier of the Year" award from GDLS-C, KVH was recognized for excellence in several performance areas, including on-time delivery, r" />

Issue: Jan 2008


KVH Named 'Supplier of the Year' by General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada



KVH Industries selected based on outstanding delivery, responsiveness, and product success rate for its TACNAV military vehicle navigation systems

by Rob White

KVH Industries, Inc. was recognized as a "Supplier of the Year" by General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada (GDLS-C) during a recent award presentation at KVH's Tinley Park, Illinois facility. KVH supplies TACNAV(R) tactical navigation systems to GDLS-C for a variety of military vehicles that are fielded worldwide.

One of five companies to receive the "Supplier of the Year" award from GDLS-C, KVH was recognized for excellence in several performance areas, including on-time delivery, responsiveness to technical information requests, repair status updates, quotes, and other monthly performance metrics. The GDLS-C award follows a similar "Vendor of the Year" award presented to KVH by the U.S. Army Tank and Automotive Command.

"We are extremely proud of the role that KVH and our products play in keeping U.S. and allied soldiers safe and on course through precision navigation systems on vehicles built by GDLS-C and are gratified to receive this recognition," said David Laird, KVH's Defense Program Manager, who attended the awards ceremony. "Our military manufacturing and quality team in Tinley Park and our military staff in Middletown, Rhode Island, do great work every day. We've been named Supplier of the Year by GDLS-C because of our employees' dedication to keeping everything running smoothly, maintaining on-time delivery, making sure requests are turned around as fast as possible, answering many technical questions, and for keeping up exceptional manufacturing and quality standards. It's a group effort, and these folks have earned the great honor they've received from GDLS-C."

KVH TACNAV tactical navigation systems are installed on a wide range of vehicles, both U.S. and international. The company's Illinois facility produces TACNAV systems and a full line of fiber optic gyros used for a variety of commercial and military applications. Visit www.tacnav.com for complete details regarding KVH's family of military navigation, stabilization, and guidance systems.

KVH Industries, Inc., is a premier manufacturer of systems to provide access to live mobile media ranging from satellite TV to telephone and high- speed Internet for vehicles and vessels as well as a leading source of navigation, pointing, and guidance solutions for maritime, defense, and commercial applications. The company's products are based on its proprietary mobile satellite antenna and fiber optic technologies. An ISO 9001-certified company, KVH is based in Middletown, Rhode Island.

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