Teledyne Wins Department of Defense CBRNE Mission Support Contract
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - March 5, 2010 - Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) announced today that its subsidiary, Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc., in Huntsville, Ala., has received a major task order contract under a multiple award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract from the Department of Defense (DoD) to provide acquisition program and engineering support, research and technology, and program and integration support.
In addition to Teledyne Brown, nine other winners were announced to provide up to $485 million in support services over the next five years.
"Teledyne Brown is committed to applying its engineering and manufacturing expertise toward the DoD's effort to upgrade its chemical and biological defense equipment," said Robert Mehrabian, chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Teledyne Technologies. "Teledyne is here to support our warfighters on the battlefield and enhance homeland security."
Potential customers are the nation's front line performers in defense against chemical, biological radiological, nuclear and explosives (CBRNE) weapons of mass destruction. These include the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, the DoD Joint Program Executive Officer for Chemical and Biological Defense and subordinate project offices, the U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency, and the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute for Chemical Defense.
Teledyne Brown's past work for the DoD includes: chemical weapons disposal support to the Non-Stockpile Chemical Materiel Program, enhanced protection to the warfighters against improvised explosives, a new chemical and biological warfare agent decontamination system for sensitive electronics and avionics, and a new biological detector test chamber.
The contract was awarded through the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. The work will be performed primarily in Huntsville, Ala. and Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.
Teledyne Technologies is a leading provider of sophisticated electronic subsystems, instrumentation and communication products, engineered systems, aerospace engines, and energy and power generation systems. Teledyne Technologies' operations are primarily located in the United States, the United Kingdom and Mexico. For more information, visit Teledyne Technologies' website at www.teledyne.com
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