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URS Wins $111M for Army Giraffe, FLIR Star System Maintenance; Randy Wotring Comments

Randy Wotring

URS Corp. (NYSE: URS) has won a potential $111 million U.S. Army contract to help maintain tactical communications systems at State Department sites worldwide, the company announced Friday.

The contract contains a one-year base period and two three-month option periods and was awarded by the Army Contracting Command’s office at Rock Island, Ill.

Randy Wotring, president of URS’ federal services unit, said the State Department is one of the company’s long-term federal sector clients.

Systems covered under the contract include the Giraffe, a radar-based surveillance and air defense command and control system, and the FLIR Star SAFIRE III sensor systems.

URS will support both the State Department and the Office of Security Cooperation-Iraq.

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