URS Awarded Army Flight Training ContractFive-Year Contract Valued at Approximately $240 Million to URS
(San Francisco, April 29, 2008) -- URS Corporation (NYSE: URS) today announced that the Company's EG&G Division has been selected once again by the U.S. Army to support the Rotary Wing Flight Training Services program at Fort Rucker, Alabama. Under the terms of this re-compete contract, URS will train all of the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force undergraduate rotary wing students. The five-year contract has a value of approximately $240 million to URS.
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Commenting on the award, Randall A. Wotring, President of the EG&G Division, said: "Since 1989, EG&G instructors have trained more than 20,000 student pilots, most of them entry-level soldiers with little or no flying experience. We are very pleased to have been selected by the Army for this important program and look forward to continuing to help train the next generation of military pilots."
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