Radian to build intrusion detection system for Army hospital

ST. LOUIS, Mo., 8 April 2005. Engineered Support Systems, Inc. has received a $7.2 million delivery order under its Integrated Commercial Intrusion Detection Systems III (ICIDS III) contract with the U.S. Army Product Manager for Force Protection Systems (PM-FPS).

Apr 8th, 2005

ST. LOUIS, Mo., 8 April 2005. Engineered Support Systems, Inc. has received a $7.2 million delivery order under its Integrated Commercial Intrusion Detection Systems III (ICIDS III) contract with the U.S. Army Product Manager for Force Protection Systems (PM-FPS).

The order calls for Engineered Support, through its wholly owned subsidiary Radian Inc., to design and install a comprehensive access control, intrusion detection and closed circuit television system at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

The PM-FPS, under the Joint Program Executive Office, Chemical and Biological Defense, awarded the delivery order through the Communications- Electronics Command (CECOM) in Ft. Monmouth, NJ. Radian will perform the work on this delivery order from its Alexandria, Va. headquarters and will provide for the implementation of commercially available security technology to counter a variety of threats against the medical center. The system will be comprised of approximately 600 distinct security zones and will address facilities throughout the campus.

Under the ICIDS III contract, Engineered Support's Radian subsidiary is responsible for the design, installation and maintenance of a wide array of electronic physical security equipment at a number of Army facilities. Radian has supported the PM-FPS in enhancing security under the ICIDS III contract since 2002.

"Engineered Support is committed to supporting our customers -- those who serve in defending our homeland," said Engineered Support's vice chairman, CEO, and president Gerald A. Potthoff. "With core capabilities that include asset protection, we are able to provide advanced security solutions as a lead security systems integrator. With this order we will continue to excel in that role."

Engineered Support Systems, Inc. provides advanced sustainment solutions including the design, manufacture and supply of integrated military electronics, support equipment and technical and logistics services for all branches of America's armed forces and certain foreign militaries, homeland security forces and selected government and intelligence agencies. The company also produces specialized equipment and systems for commercial and industrial applications. For more information, see www.engineeredsupport.com.

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