Veridian's Prime Win Continues 22-Year Legacy of Supporting Major Naval Aviation

Arlington, Va., May 3, 2002 -- The Navy has awarded Veridian a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract valued at approximately $25 million (if all options are exercised and full funding received) to provide engineering and technical service support to Naval Aviation. The contract has an eight-month base period and four option years.

"As the prime contractor, Veridian will continue to provide engineering and technical services to support the F/A-18, T-45, EA-6B, Joint Strike Fighter and X-31 project offices," says Veridian Program Manager Anna Long. "Veridian has supported Strike Aircraft Test Squadron flight test project teams for the past 22 years, beginning in 1979 with the F/A-18 full-scale development principal site test program at Patuxent River, Maryland."

Services supporting the five Naval Air Warfare Directorate Aircraft Division project offices include test planning and operations, functional engineering, documentation, flight operations coordination, and corporate operations and systems support.

Veridian's subcontractor team members include Advanced Systems Technology and Management, ARINC, Ausley Associates, DCS, JahnCorp and J. F. Taylor.

About Veridian
Veridian is a leading provider of information-based systems, integrated solutions and services to the U.S. government. The company specializes in mission-critical national security programs for the national intelligence community, Department of Defense, law enforcement and other government agencies. Veridian operates at more than 50 locations, and employs more than 5,000 computer scientists and software development engineers, systems analysts, scientists, engineers and other professionals. www.veridian.com.

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