PRINCETON, N.J., April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mikros Systems Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: MKRS), announced today that it awarded a sole-source contract to DRS Surveillance Support Systems in Largo, Florida for the manufacture of six ADEPT(R) V2 equipments which will be installed on Aegis cruisers as part of the cruiser modernization program. The ADEPT V2 is the second generation SPY-1 readiness tool which has been developed by Mikros under a Small Business Innovative Research Program (SBIR).
This unique test equipment, which includes Mikros' proprietary software, has the potential of improving the SPY-1 radar readiness as well as serving as a Distance Support Tool for remotely monitoring radars over a satellite link.
"We at DRS are pleased to be working with Mikros in supplying such valuable maintenance equipment to the Aegis modernization program," said John Churchman , General Manager of the Largo, Florida facility.
Tom Meaney , President of Mikros Systems Corporation said, "The ADEPT system has been tested at the Navy's land based test site in Moorestown, New Jersey as well as at-sea for a year on the USS San Jacinto. We are confident ADEPT will reduce maintenance time and enhance the readiness of the Aegis cruisers and destroyers. It is anticipated that the Navy will be placing orders soon for outfitting the entire Aegis fleet with the newest ADEPT configuration."
Mikros Systems Corporation is an advanced technology company specializing in the research and development of electronic systems technology primarily for military applications. Classified by the U.S. Department of Defense as a small business, its capabilities include technology management, electronic systems engineering and integration, radar systems engineering, combat/command, control, communications, computers and intelligence systems engineering, and communications engineering. Mikros' primary business is to pursue and obtain contracts from the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Navy, and other governmental authorities.
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