(SPRINGFIELD, Va.) -- VERSAR, Inc. (Amex:VSR) announced today that it was awarded a $1.5 million Task Order to provide initial Quality Assurance and Construction Management services in Afghanistan in support of the Air Force Center for Environmental Excellence reconstruction mission. This Task Order will fund initial operations through September 30, 2007 and include construction management, engineering support, and construction oversight of numerous reconstruction projects, including construction and renovation of a portion of the Kabul Airport, a major maintenance facility and the National Military Academy.
Dr. Ted Prociv, President and CEO of Versar said, "The extension of our construction management and quality assurance program to Afghanistan is the outgrowth of our successful efforts in Iraq and recently in the United States. This award demonstrates the commitment of the Air Force and Versar to provide the highest level of oversight to ensure taxpayers dollars are spent wisely. This effort also reflects Versar's strategic initiative to increase its presence in the international marketplace."