PASADENA, Calif., Jan 26, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTEK) announced today that it was awarded a new $216 million task order by the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville (Huntsville Center) under its worldwide Military Munitions Response Program. Tetra Tech will provide mobile teams to support munitions clearance in Iraq for up to 36 months. Tetra Tech recently received authorization to provide $15.2 million worth of munitions clearance services during its first two months of work under the task order.
Tetra Tech's mobile teams will be assigned by the military to remove and dispose of unexploded ordnance--including unfired bombs, artillery shells, and ammunition--that has been deployed, dumped, or stockpiled in various locations across Iraq.
The task order was awarded under Tetra Tech's Munitions Response Services and Other Munitions Related Services contract with the Huntsville Center, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' military munitions response program center of excellence.
About Tetra Tech (www.tetratech.com)
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering and technical services. With over 7,500 associates located in the United States and internationally, the Company supports commercial and government clients in the areas of resource management and infrastructure. Tetra Tech's services include research and development, applied science and technology, engineering design, program management, construction management, and operations and maintenance.
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