STEC Gets $28M Military Win

Santa Ana-based STEC, a manufacturer of solid state disk drives, said Monday that it has scored a $28M contract to supply its SSds to the U.S. military. STEC said that the win, with a "leading" defense systems contractor, will integrate its MACH8 solid state drives into a platform for the U.S. military. The company said that shipments will begin in Q3 of 2009, as part of a 12-month supply contract. STEC's Mach8 is a line of industrial/military focus SSds.