Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Selex Galileo Stennis acquired

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Tyonek Services Group, Inc. announced Tuesday the acquisition of Selex Galileo's Avionics System Integration facility in Stennis International Airport in Kiln, Miss. The company will be named Tyonek Services Overhaul Facility – Stennis LLC (TSOF-S) and is expected to create at least 26 new jobs over the next two years. TSOF-S offer avionics systems integration services by installing state-of-the art technology and C4ISR into aircraft platforms. The integrated Security Assistance Support Center provides a tailored SCIF and facility to support special operations training missions. The facility, built to withstand Category 4 hurricanes, can also serve as an emergency response center. "We are pleased to welcome Tyonek to Hancock County and to Stennis International Airport," said Bill Cork, CEO of the Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission. The general aviation airport is 1,691 acres with an 8,500-foot grooved runway and more than 340,000 square feet of surfaced aprons and taxiways. (Sources: AviationPros, PRNewswire, 05/10/16)