East Aurora, NY | June 23, 2016– – Astronics Corporation
(NASDAQ: ATRO), a leading supplier of products to the global
aerospace, defense, and semiconductor industries, announced
today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Astronics Test Systems
(“ATS”), has purchased the ASCORATE Signal Switching product
line from Giga-tronics Incorporated (NASDAQ: GIGA). The ASCOR ATE Signal Switching line provides key switching technology to form a new core architecture in Astronics integrated test systems for military and aerospace industries.

“The addition of the ASCOR product line is a win for our
customers as it provides Astronics with another valuable
switching option that will satisfy legacy as well as future
requirements for our integrated test solutions” said Steve Fairbanks, Sr. Director of Products for Astronics Test Systems. “We are looking forward to incorporating LXI, PXI, RF, and other aspects of this technology in a holistic approach to building custom testing solutions for our customers.” Specifically, the ASCOR ATE Signal Switching line includes:

Customers may begin purchasing ASCOR switching modules from Astronics Test Systems
immediately.