Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies (SGT, Inc.) Wins USGS Technical Support Services Contract

GREENBELT, Md., April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- SGT, Inc., a leading provider of Science, Engineering, IT and Program Management Services, today announced that the Department of Interior has awarded SGT the Technical Support Services Contract (TSSC). This contract supports the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

USGS EROS processes and distributes data from Landsat and other Earth observing satellites, as well as other forms of geographic information. USGS EROS manages and maintains a national archive of remotely sensed data and scientific information that is used for land management, energy, mineral, and water resources applications. Under the TSSC Contract, SGT will support USGS EROS for processing Earth observation data, and apply information technology expertise to effectively manage and distribute information on natural resources, land characterization, and climate changes.

"Having supported USGS on previous programs, we are pleased to have been selected as the Prime Contractor for the TSSC Contract," commented SGT President Kam Ghaffarian. "SGT is committed to partnering with EROS USGS in support of its important mission and objectives."

The SGT TSSC Team includes ADNET Systems, Native Communities Development Corporation, Riverside Technology, Inc. and Information Dynamics. TSSC is a Cost-Plus-Award-Fee (CPAF) contract with a 5-year period of performance including all options. The contract value, including options, is $140M. The contract will be performed at the USGS EROS Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The contract will be managed by SGT Vice President, Dr. Andy Endal.

Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies (SGT, Inc.) is a privately held company headquartered in Greenbelt, MD, USA. SGT, Inc., provides aerospace engineering, earth and planetary science modeling and analysis, information systems and project management, operational support and technical services to NASA, NOAA, USGS, and various other government and commercial organizations.

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