Ducommun Announces $3.8M Contract for F-15 Radar System Enclosures

(LOS ANGELES, May 31, 2006) -- Ducommun Incorporated (NYSE:DCO) today announced that its Ducommun Technologies, Inc. (DTI) subsidiary has been awarded a $3.8 million contract from Raytheon for the manufacture and subsystem integration of electromechanical enclosures for the 63V1 and 63V3 radar systems used on the F-15 aircraft. This contract consists of 63V1 radars for Japan and 63V3 radars for multiple customers. The period of performance is through 2007 and the work will be performed at DTI's Phoenix, Arizona facility. Joseph C. Berenato, chairman and chief executive officer of Ducommun, stated, "We are pleased to have been selected once again for the 63V1 work and to have been given the new opportunity to manufacture the enclosures for the 63V3 radar system. The award of these two radar enclosures demonstrates our customer's confidence in our ability to manufacture and integrate these complex subassemblies. Coupled with our ongoing work on radar assemblies for Raytheon, we are proud to be a leader in manufacturing and integrating complex electromechanical enclosures into state of the art radar systems." Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN), with 2005 sales of $21.9 billion, is an industry leader in defense and government electronics, space, information technology, technical services, and business and special mission aircraft. With headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts, Raytheon employs 80,000 people worldwide. Ducommun Technologies is a leading technology company with design, development, manufacturing, integration, and test capabilities in the areas of missiles, space, sensor, simulation, complex electronic/mechanical assemblies, illuminated cockpit displays, RF systems and space qualified motion control devices.
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Source: Ducommun Incorporated
Date: May 31, 2006