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Allen-Vanguard Wins Order for Symphony Jammers

OTTAWA --- Allen-Vanguard Corporation ("Allen-Vanguard" or the "Company") of Ottawa, Canada confirms that the U.S. Department of Defense ("DoD") has posted a notice of contract award for Symphony jammers, as excerpted below:

"Lockheed Martin Corp., Maritime Systems and Sensors, Manassas, Va., is being awarded an initial $40,750,462 order under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity firm-fixed-price contract, including time-and-material service line items for the production and delivery of SYMPHONY improvised explosive device jammer systems, including: field test sets, operator reference cards, uploader software, user guides, program protection, tool kits, depot support, field and engineering services, and system documentation in support of allied coalition and partner nations.

This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $940,000,000.

Work will be performed in Clearwater, Fla. (77 percent); Manassas, Va. (22 percent); and in theater and locations out the contiguous United States (1 percent). Work is expected to be completed by September 2014. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-10-D-4203)."

Allen-Vanguard is the supplier of Symphony component sets to Lockheed Martin under the terms of a seven year Technology License and Supply Agreement between the two companies announced January 18, 2006.

The Company is confirming this intended contract notice pursuant to its continuous disclosure requirements and has no further comment pending the receipt of any potential order.

Allen-Vanguard Corporation supports the mission of military and homeland security forces around the world with leading proprietary solutions for protection and counter-measures against hazardous devices of all kinds, whether chemical, biological, radiological or explosive (CBRNE), including improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and remotely controlled IEDs ("RCIED"s).

Allen-Vanguard equipment is in service in more than 120 countries. Products include Electronic Counter-Measures (ECM) equipment for jamming remote detonation of terrorist devices, specialty security equipment for Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD), remote intervention robots for hazardous applications, and personal protective wear for use in dealing with explosive and bio-chemical agents.

Allen-Vanguard is the developer and/or sole, worldwide licensee of proprietary technologies such as the Med-Eng bomb suit, the Defender and Vanguard Mk2 bomb disposal robots, and the Universal Containment System and CASCAD Foam system for blast mitigation and decontamination of bio-chemical warfare agents.

Professional services encompass counter-IED intelligence, training and advisory services, including the Triton Report on terrorist incidents around the world. The Company operates globally through its wholly-owned subsidiaries under the names "Allen-Vanguard", "Med-Eng" and "Hazard Management Solutions."


Head office operations are located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, with manufacturing operations in Pembroke, Ontario; Ogdensburg, New York; and Tewkesbury, U.K. The Company has professional services operations in Shrivenham, UK, Canada and in the U.S. in Arlington, Virginia, plus sales offices in Canada, the U.S., the U.K. and Asia. The Company employs more than 500 people, of which approximately 300 are in Canada.

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Allen-Vanguard Confirms U.S. Department of Defense IDIQ Contract Award For Symphony Jammers