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    • Telephonics Showcases its Family of Integrated Surveillance Systems at the 2014 Border Security Expo

      Press Releases on March 17, 2014

    • Telephonics Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon Corporation (NYSE: GFF), announced today the presentation of its family of Integrated Surveillance Systems (ISS) at Border Security Expo in Phoenix, Arizona, March 18th and 19th. The family of advanced surveillance systems includes fixed, mobile, and man-portable configurations that provide small target detection and tracking, target classification and identification, and numerous agent safety features as they monitor diverse borders, critical infrastructures, exclusive economic zones, and other applications.

      Every configuration of the ISS suite has been user-tested globally. The systems can be deployed as standalone, turnkey system solutions or can be easily integrated with pre-existing ground-control shelters and/or surveillance towers using Telephonics’ ThreatSTALKER® Command and Control (C2) software. The systems are extremely robust as well as reliable, and provide the ISS operator flexibility when conducting his or her mission with a complete, continuous and common operating picture of the surveillance area.

      The ISS family is made up of Telephonics’ RaVEN®-Mobile, Portable, and Fixed Tower surveillance systems, all of which include an advanced radar surveillance system configurable for ground and maritime operations, and an advanced foliage penetration system capable of detecting targets through dense foliage and vegetation. Telephonics’ ISS family also offers plug and play sensors that enable deployment either independently or as a networked solution. The scalability and ruggedness of the suite supports a wide range of operations across varied environmental terrains. “We are extremely pleased to showcase our family of surveillance technologies that enhance the end user’s ability to monitor and protect critical areas of interest,” said Mr. Mel French, Corporate Vice President, Business Development and Strategic Planning for Telephonics Corporation. “The ISS suite was created with the global security marketplace in mind, and provides multiple surveillance options so that interdictions can be coordinated based on each individual threat.”

      RaVEN-Mobile was named the 2013 Platinum Award Winner for best integrated perimeter protection system by Government Security News.

      On-site ISS demonstrations are planned during Border Security Expo 2014 at Telephonics’ exhibit #701. To learn more about ISS and other Telephonics technologies, please contact Lisa Ahrens or visit www.telephonics.com.

      About Telephonics

      Telephonics' high-technology engineering and manufacturing capabilities provide integrated information, communication and sensor system solutions to military and commercial markets worldwide. Telephonics specializes in aircraft intercommunication systems, wireless communication systems, radars, identification friend or foe products, integrated security systems, air traffic management systems, aerospace electronics, and the performance of threat and radar system analyses.

      About Griffon Corporation

      Griffon Corporation, headquartered in New York, N.Y., is a diversified management and holding company that conducts business through wholly-owned subsidiaries. The Company oversees the operations of its subsidiaries, allocates resources among them and manages their capital structures. The Company provides direction and assistance to its subsidiaries in connection with acquisition and growth opportunities as well as in connection with divestitures. Griffon also seeks out, evaluates and, when appropriate, will acquire additional businesses that offer potentially attractive returns on capital to further diversify itself.

      Forward-Looking Statements

      “Safe Harbor” Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Certain statements other than statements of historical fact included in this release are forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs of the company’s management, as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to the company’s management. Actual results could differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements. Information concerning risks and uncertainties that may impact the company’s results and forward-looking statements are set forth in Griffon Corporation’s filings with the SEC. The company does not undertake to release publicly any revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect future events or circumstances or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

    • Border Security, Find and Track, Ground Surveillance