January 17, 2008 06:30 ET

SM&A Congratulates Companies on Major Contract Wins in 2007

SM&A's 85% Proposal Win Rate Continues

Number of Proposals Supported Surpasses 1200

NEWPORT BEACH, CA--(Marketwire - January 17, 2008) - SM&A (NASDAQ: WINS), the world's leading provider of business strategy and proposal development services that ensure clients' ability to win competitive procurements, and a leading provider of program management services, today offered congratulations to several companies for their recent major contract awards.

SM&A has supported more than 1,200 proposals and 150 programs in its 26 years. With an 85% win rate, SM&A has helped its clients win more than $340 billion in program value awarded in the defense and aerospace, financial services, IT, and healthcare industries.

SM&A offers its congratulations to:

--  DRS Technologies was the recipient of a $14-million contract with the
    U.S. Army's Program Executive Office (PEO) Soldier, for a first buy of
    thermal weapon sights under an ID/IQ contract.
--  Global Analytic Information Technical Services (GAITS) was awarded a
    Department of Education (ED) Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP)
    contract, valued at approximately $50 million.  GAITS will help the ED
    comply with federal regulation and protect business information and citizen
    data to meet compliance and maintain public trust.
--  IBM received a multi-award contract from the U.S. Department of Health
    and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as
    part of the Enterprise System Development (ESD) procurement.  Under the
    contract, CMS will acquire information technology over the next 10 years as
    the agency modernizes Medicare and Medicaid services and attempts to
    improve health care quality and reduce costs.  Services provided under the
    contract include planning, business requirements, design, development,
    testing and maintenance.
--  ITT Corporation was awarded an 18-year, $1.8-billion contract by the
    Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), to serve as the prime contractor for
    its Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B), the keystone
    technology to the Next Generation Air Transportation System.  ITT
    Corporation will build the ADS-B ground stations and own and operate the
    equipment, which will provide pilots with graphical weather information,
    terrain maps and flight information.  ADS-B is nearly 10 times more
    accurate than radar.
--  Menlo Worldwide Government Services was awarded a Department of
    Defense (DOD) contract to perform transportation coordination services in a
    manner that will improve the reliability, predictability and efficiency of
    DOD materiel moving within the continental United States under the Defense
    Transportation Coordination Initiative (DTCI).  The fixed price/cost-
    reimbursement contract has a base period face value of approximately $525
--  Quantech Services, Inc. has been awarded nine new prime contracts:
    three with the U.S. Air Force's Electronic Systems Center (ESC), three with
    the U.S. Air Force's Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), two with the
    Defense Meteorological Satellite Program Systems Group (DMSG), and one with
    the Global Positioning Systems Wing (GPSW).  These contracts are worth more
    than $115 million over the next five years.
--  Quantech Services, Inc. also won a two-year contract from the Federal
    Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and a one-year contract from the SMC
    Space Development and Test Wing (SDTW).  The two-year, $5 million contract
    with FEMA is for budget formulation and execution, performance management,
    and budget and appropriation analytics support for FEMA's Office of the
    Chief Financial Officer.  The one-year, $1 million contract with SDTW is
    for engineering and integration support.
--  Raytheon's Space and Airborne Systems Division (SAS) was awarded a
    contract from the U.S. Army to provide a Common Sensor Payload (CSP) for
    manned and unmanned aircraft.  The program, valued at $1.2 billion, will
    include the design and development, testing, air vehicle integration and
    mission support of a variant of Raytheon's Multi-spectral Targeting System.
--  Smiths Detection, Inc. received two awards from the Department of the
    Army, Tank-Automotive and Armament Command (TACOM-Rock Island) for two
    proposals submitted for the Joint Chemical Agent Detection (JCAD) Increment
    II program.  Each award is initially for five units to compete at Gate 1
    testing, leading to options for additional testing and towards single award
    LRIPs and Full Production contracts.  The awards with all options cover six
    years with a potential total value of $400 to $600 million.
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