SOURCE: SM & A

February 14, 2007 07:00 ET

SM&A Congratulates Companies on Major Contract Wins

NEWPORT BEACH, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 14, 2007 -- SM&A (NASDAQ: WINS), the world's leading provider of services which helps its clients win competitive procurements and perform on complex programs and projects which they win, today offered congratulations to several companies for their recent major contract awards.

Winning company proposals include:

--  APL, the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, was awarded a phase
    A contract for the Mars Organic Molecule Analyzer (MOMA).  This instrument
    will investigate organic molecular signatures and the environment in which
    they exist using a mass spectrometer and gas chromatograph.
    
--  Austal USA, a leading supplier of aluminum ships to the United States
    Navy, received a contract from the Naval Sea Systems Command to complete
    its recovery from Hurricane Katrina and significantly improve its
    infrastructure.  Austal will begin construction immediately on new
    buildings that will be the cornerstone of the modernization of its
    facilities in Mobile, Alabama.
    
--  DRS Technologies Electronic Systems Inc. was awarded two contracts for
    Phase I preliminary design of the Common Enterprise Display System (CEDS)
    from the Naval Sea Systems Command.  The first award is for the display
    console element of CEDS.  The second is for the medium screen and remote
    displays element.  CEDS is a family of display systems which will provide
    the Navy's enterprise display solution on Navy surface ships, submarines
    and aircraft with potential for US Marine Corps and Allied use.
    
--  Lockheed Martin received a $619 million contract from the Missile
    Defense Agency to begin production of the Terminal High Altitude Area
    Defense (THAAD) Weapon System.  The contract for the first two THAAD fire
    units includes 48 interceptors, six launchers and two fire control and
    communication units.  THAAD is designed to defend US troops, Allied forces,
    population centers and critical infrastructure against short to
    intermediate range ballistic missiles.  The system is scheduled for
    fielding in fiscal 2009.
    
--  Smiths Detection Inc. received part of a $113 million competitive
    award from the US Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Domestic Nuclear
    Detection Office to enhance detection of radiological materials at the
    nation's ports of entry.  The next-generation handheld devices will bring
    faster and more reliable means to detecting and identifying radioactive
    materials at US ports.
    

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