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SCIENTIFIC-ATLANTA AWARDED MAJOR SUBCONTRACT OPTION FOR AN/SQQ-89 ANTI-SUBMARINE WARFARE SYSTEM

 ATLANTA, May 6 /PRNewswire/-- Scientific-Atlanta, Inc. (NYSE:SFA) has been awarded a $7.9 million subcontract option to support current production of the of the U.S. Navy's AN/SQQ-89 combat system.
 The company's Signal Processing Systems Division in San Diego will perform the work as part of the Westinghouse AN/SQQ-89 team. Westinghouse, Inc. is the prime contractor to the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Washington and was awarded the contract option for additional AN/SQQ-89 combat systems in March. The operation adds five systems to the original order of 10 awarded in September, 1992.
 The AN/SQQ-89 combat system integrates Anti-submarine Warfare (ASW) sensors, track management and weapon control on board U.S. Navy DD963 "Spruance Class" Destroyers, CG47 "Ticonderoga Class" Guided Missile Cruisers and DDG51 "Arleigh Burke Class" Guided Missile Destroyers. The ships are the core platforms in support of U.S. Navy task force and battle group ASW missions.
 Under terms of the contract, Scientific-Atlanta will produce power supplies, voltage regulators, power distribution units, control drivers, power amplifiers and the system's on-board trainer. Work will be performed in San Diego and Atlanta throughout the 1990s. The contract also includes additional long-term options to support U.S. Navy ASW combat ships.
 Philip L. Heltman, president of Signal Processing Systems Division, said: "This contract option maintains our division's key role in ASW systems. We also supply equipment to NAVSEA and the Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command for use on board submarines, in land-based command and control centers and at sonar analysis support sites around the world."
 Signal Processing Systems Division, a unit of the company's Instrumentation Group, supplies a variety of acoustic, monitoring and diagnostic systems to government and commercial customers worldwide. Scientific-Atlanta's Instrumentation Group is a leading global supplier of communications, measurement and control and signal processing products and systems.
 Scientific-Atlanta, Inc. is a world leader in broadband communications systems, cable television electronics, satellite-based communications networks and instrumentation for industrial, telecommunications and government applications.
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 /CONTACT: E. Scott Wood of Scientific-Atlanta, 404-903-2503 or, home, 404-963-8293/
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CO: Scientific-Atlanta, Inc.; United States Navy ST: California, Georgia IN: CPR SU: CON

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