AN/USM-708 Common Radio Frequency Tester (CRAFT)
AN/USM-708 Common Radio Frequency Tester (CRAFT)

Tel Awarded $24 Million US Navy Contract to Upgrade AN/USM-708 and AN/USM-719

Tel-Instrument Electronics Corp., (Tel) East Rutherford, New Jersey, is awarded a $24,622,145 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. This contract provides for a one time modification and upgrade of three AN/USM-708 Common Radio Frequency Tester (CRAFT) systems and two AN/USM-719 ramp test sets, maintenance and repair of existing CRAFT systems, as well as the procurement of 682 CRAFT full rate production kits and installations in support of the Navy and Marine Corps aircraft and support equipment requirements. Work will be performed in East Rutherford, New Jersey, and is expected to be completed in August 2027. The U.S. Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.

The AN/USM-719 is the next generation in ground support aviation ramp test equipment. Based on entirely new up-to-date technology and digital architecture; the AN/USM-719 large 4.75″ x 3.5″ in. color LCD screen and surrounding soft-keys and keyboard provides easy and quick access to a multiple of test screens menus, and display options affording single man operation, instant results, and a host of pre-programmed and manually variable parameters to meet the most demanding requirement s for testing of advabced airborne avionic and transponder/interrogator systems. A license from the U.S. Department of State is required prior to the export of this product from the United States. The AN/USM-719 can be factory upgraded to the AN/USM-708.

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Tel-Instrument Electronics Corp AN/USM-719 Ramp Test Set
Tel-Instrument Electronics Corp AN/USM-719 Ramp Test Set

The AN/USM-708 is the next generation in ground support equipment test equipment. The AN/USM-708 large 6.0 in. color LCD (NVG compatible) screen and surrounding soft-keys and keyboard provides easy and quick access to a multiple of test screens menus, and display options affording single man operation, instant results, and a host of pre-programmed and manually variable parameters to meet the most demanding requirements for testing of airborne avionic and communication equipment. The AN/USM-708 Multi-Function Test Set provides unsurpassed reliability and ruggedness designed by an established and well recognized company with 50 years in the design and manufacture of aviation ground support and bench test equipment.

The AN/USM-708 large 6.0 in. color LCD (NVG Compatible) screen and surrounding soft-keys and keyboard provides easy and quick access to a multiple of test screens menus, and display options affording single man operation, instant results, and a host of pre-programmed and manually variable parameters to meet the most demanding requirement s for testing of airborne avionic and communication equipment. The AN/USM-708 Multi-Function Test Set provides unsurpassed reliability and ruggedness designed by an established and well recognized company with over 45 years in the design and manufacture of aviation ground support and bench test equipment.

Tel-Instrument Electronics Corp AN/USM-708 Common Radio Frequency Tester (CRAFT) system
Tel-Instrument Electronics Corp AN/USM-708 Common Radio Frequency Tester (CRAFT) system

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