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Tyonek acquires Selex Galileo Stennis facility

Tyonek Services Group Inc. announced Tuesday the acquisition of Selex Galileo's Avionics System Integration facility at Stennis International Airport in Hancock County.

The company will be named Tyonek Services Overhaul Facility -- Stennis LLC and is expected to create at least 26 jobs over the next two years.

TSOF-S offers 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, also can serve as an emergency response center.

"The Maintenance and Repair Operation, with capabilities serving fixed-wing and rotorcraft airframes including powerplant, and an Integrated Support Facility, will add value to our current core capabilities," said James Hoffman, CEO of Tyonek Native Corp.

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