Ultra Electronics Wins Command and Control Contract for Bahrain

(May 13, 2009) -- Ultra Electronics Advanced Tactical Systems, Inc. based in Austin, Texas, announced today that it has received a contract from the United States Marine Corps Systems Command under a Foreign Military Sale to provide the Kingdom of Bahrain's defense force with an advanced command and control system. The contract covers a two-year period and is valued at $14.8M with options valued at over $20M. Ultra will provide the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) with a complete command and control (C2) solution including a secure microwave communication system to link five major sites within Bahrain. Ultra will provide systems integration services, hardware and software development, installation, training, spares, and on-site field service support. "Ultra is pleased to be selected by the Kingdom of Bahrain to supply their command and control system," said Ray Munoz, Director of Marketing. "Using Ultra's Air Defense System Integrator (ADSI)(r) system, the BDF will be interoperable with US and Allied forces, enhancing their ability to safely conduct operations. The BDF will also benefit from our latest developments including the market's most advanced tactical display system." "We are honored to receive this contract award which reinforces a long-standing relationship between our business and the BDF. We look forward to a close working relationship with both the USMC and the BDF. This contract continues our expansion in the region, underscoring the importance of delivering affordable state-of-the-art solutions that guarantee interoperability," said John McAlonan, President of Ultra Electronics Advanced Tactical Systems.

Source: Ultra Electronics
Date: May 14, 2009