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Telvent to install weather information systems in 14 airbases in Taiwan

December 3, 2007

Madrid, December 3, 2007 - Telvent (Nasdaq: TLVT), the IT company for a sustainable and secure world, announced today that it has been awarded a contract from Control Corporation, a project that will provide an Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS ) and the Republic of China Air Force’s (ROCAF) will be beneficiary. This network will be implanted in fourteen airbases in Taiwan will benefit from this meteorological systems, total valued at more than two million euros, to enhance the security and efficiency of their air traffic operations.

The project includes the implantation of AWOS in those airbases all around Taiwan, and also includes the installation of the central system to collect, process, display, and store all the data from all air bases and other information sources such as satellite, radar, upper-air soundings, and typhoon warning data. The data will facilitate the decision-making process in all military operations conducted by the Republic of China Air Force. The weather can be very severe in Taiwan and accurate, real-time meteorological information is vital to ensure the safety and efficiency of operations.

According to Telvent’s chairman and chief executive officer, Manuel Sánchez, “This is a very special and strategic project for Telvent in the Asian region. Many of the neighboring countries look to Taiwan for technological expertise. It also provides a very good defense contract reference for other military forces in the region. Furthermore, if relationships between Taiwan and mainland China improve, as they are forecast to do in the future then this project, and the other aviation meteorology systems we have installed in Taiwan, could be valuable references for the mainland China market.”

Telvent is currently developing and implementing similar projects and systems at airports all over the world, including five airports in Argentina, eleven in Venezuela and eight in India. Since 1978, Telvent’s aviation weather solutions have been implemented at more than 150 airports worldwide.

About Telvent
Telvent (Nasdaq: TLVT), the IT company for a sustainable and secure world, specializes in high value-added products, services and integrated solutions for the Energy, Transportation, Environment and Public Administration industry segments, as well as Global Services. Its innovative technology and client-proven expertise enable the efficient and secure real-time management of operational and business processes for industry-leading companies worldwide. (

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