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Agility Wins Extension of US Army's Heavy Lift VI Contract

ALEXANDRIA, Va. --- Agility Defense & Government Services (DGS) announced that the U.S. Army has awarded a one-year option on the Army’s Heavy Lift VI contract. The value of this one-year extension is estimated to be up to $91 million. Under the extension, Agility will continue to provide transportation services for military personnel, supplies, and equipment.

For Heavy Lift VI, Agility supplies and operates vehicles, including heavy equipment transport (HET) and flatbed trailers, to support the U.S. Army’s supply line needs in Iraq and Kuwait. To service the contract Agility also provides skilled personnel to handle transportation, and maintenance operations.

“The Heavy Lift VI renewal again underscores Agility DGS’s reputation for efficient, effective and highly dependable performance on complex logistics assignments,” said Dan Mongeon, president and CEO of Agility DGS. “We will continue to deliver best value services to the Army on this important contract.”

The extension was awarded by the Rock Island Contracting Center and continues Agility's engagement for Heavy Lift VI through 30 June 2010.

Agility Defense & Government Services is the public sector arm of Agility. It provides complete supply chain management, logistics services and commodity services to defense and government customers. With more than 550 offices in 120 countries, Agility DGS and its parent offer a vast network of global land, sea and air transportation capabilities, including warehousing and storage.

Agility Awarded Option Year on U.S. Army's Heavy Lift VI Contract