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Calian Wins Canadian Defense Contracts (July 10)

KANATA, Ontario---Calian Technology Ltd. was awarded two contracts with the Canadian Federal Government through Public Works and Government Services Canada.

Maritime Helicopter Program - The first contract is with the Department of National Defence (DND) for Program Management and Engineering Support Services. The contract was awarded on June 29, 2002 with a value of $12 million over a 3-year term with 2 option years. Calian's Outsourcing Division, teamed with AMTEK Engineering Services Ltd. will provide expertise in the areas of Project Management, Integrated Logistics Support, IM/IT, Engineering and Technical Support to DND in support of the Maritime Helicopter Program. Work will commence on this contract early in July 2002.

Prince Albert Satellite Station - The second contract is with Natural Resources Canada to provide Operations and Maintenance Support Services at the Prince Albert Satellite Station, which receives earth resource data from polar orbiting satellites. This contract, awarded on June 25th, 2002 is a follow on contract for services Calian has been providing to Natural Resources Canada since July 1997, and is valued at $2.3 million over a 2-year term with one option year. Under this contract Calian provides Engineering Technicians, Systems Analysts and a team of Satellite Station Operators.

The awarding of these two contracts to Calian combined with increased business from on-going contracts resulted in an order backlog in excess of $125 million as of June 30, 2002.

Calian Technology Ltd. provides systems engineering and resourcing services to industry, government and major organizations in Canada, the United States and around the world. With two decades of success and over $125 million in annual revenues, Calian provides customers with ready access to an exceptional team of over 2,200 engineers, telecommunications and technology professionals, and other highly qualified staff. The Resourcing Division augments customer workforces with flexible short and long-term placements, recruitment and outsourcing of engineering and other skilled professionals. The Systems Engineering Division plans, designs and implements solutions for many of the world's space agencies and leading communications satellite manufacturers and operators.

Calian Awarded Two Contracts Canada Department Of National Defence