NASA names Analex to design launch vehicle

ALEXANDRIA, Va., 3 Oct. 2005. Analex Corp. today announced that NASA's Kennedy Space Center has exercised the first of two possible contract options for the Expendable Launch Vehicle Integrated Support (ELVIS) contract.

ALEXANDRIA, Va., 3 Oct. 2005. Analex Corp. today announced that NASA's Kennedy Space Center has exercised the first of two possible contract options for the Expendable Launch Vehicle Integrated Support (ELVIS) contract.

The performance period for this $65 million contract option is from October 1, 2005 through September 30, 2008.

During this three year extension, Analex will provide ground services and flight technical support in the areas of engineering; safety and mission assurance; facilities; payloads; launch vehicle/payload integration; launch operations; systems management and business services.

These services will be provided at the Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., and at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. through a combination of fixed price and cost-plus tasks. Analex's team for the ELVIS contract includes Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) and a.i. solutions.

"We are delighted with the exercise of this contract option and view it as a positive statement about the quality of the work being performed by employees of the Analex team in Florida and California. NASA and Analex have developed a strong relationship over more than two decades. Analex remains committed to providing NASA with superior performance and results," stated Sterling Phillips, chairman and CEO of Analex.

Analex specializes in providing intelligence, systems engineering and security services in support of our nation's security. The company focuses on developing innovative technical approaches for the intelligence community, analyzing and supporting defense systems, designing, developing and testing aerospace systems and providing a full range of security support services to the U.S. government. For more information, see www.analex.com.

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