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HUGHES TECHNICAL SERVICES CO. WINS ARMY MAINTENANCE CONTRACT

 MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Technical Services Co. (HTSC) has been awarded a five-year $36 million maintenance contract from the U.S. Army to support helicopter flight simulators and other training devices around the world. Options for additional sites and instructor services total another $15 million.
 The program procured out of the Simulation Training and Instrument Command (STRICOM), Orlando, Fla., is titled Life Cycle Logistics Management of Synthetic Flight Training Systems, Synthetic Flight Research Systems, Additional Aviation Type Training Systems and Other Training Devices in Support of the Transportation School at Ft. Eustis, Va., and the Signal School at Ft. Gordon, Ga.
 The contract, awarded to the Training Systems Operations Division of HTSC, involves on-site maintenance of 75 flight simulators at 23 locations in the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii, Germany and Korea. All devices have full motion bases; many have multiple cockpits and visual systems.
 Phil LePore, president of HTSC, pointed out, "We have targeted the Army training market as a significant growth area for HTSC. We have developed HTSC as an innovative and highly competitive organization, and I am enthusiastic about its future in the services business."
 HTSC, a subsidiary of Hughes Aircraft Co., is a unit of the Commercial/Industrial Sector's Hughes Industrial Electronics Co. HTSC provides field support for a broad range of highly diverse projects, both governmental and commercial.
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 /CONTACT: David LeFort of Hughes Aircraft, 310-517-5541/


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