NASA Occupational Medicine Contract With Potential of $128 Million Awarded to Wyle

Oct 28, 2005, 01:00 ET from Wyle Laboratories, Inc.

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- A potential 10 year,
 $128.7 million contract has been awarded by NASA to Wyle Laboratories, Inc.
 for Occupational Medicine and Health services at NASA's Johnson Space Center,
 Houston, and White Sands Test Facility, Las Cruces, N.M.
     Wyle's Life Sciences Group of Houston will provide services to support
 occupational, emergency and preventive medicine; flight medicine; occupational
 health; and human test support.  The services will be primarily provided at
 Johnson; Sonny Carter Training Facility, Ellington Field, White Sands; and
 facilities in Russia housing NASA and agency contractor personnel.
     "After working side by side for many years with Kelsey Seybold, we now
 look forward to a partnership that will provide NASA a quality set of services
 for many more years to come," said Bob Ellis, Wyle senior vice president and
 general manager of its Life Sciences Group.  Under the new contract Kelsey
 Seybold will provide physician and medical support to Wyle.
     "Kelsey Seybold has a long-standing commitment to the nation's space
 program, and brings with it a superior legacy of medical care and services.
 Wyle is proud to be part of that legacy," said Ellis.
     The contract's three-year base period, valued at $34,473,484, begins
 Dec. 1.  Options that could extend the contract an additional seven years
 would increase the contract value to $128,705,367.  This is a cost plus award
 term, performance incentive fee contract
     Wyle Laboratories, Inc., a privately held company, is a leader in
 aerospace services, life sciences, testing, research, special test systems and
 other engineering support services to the aerospace, defense, nuclear power,
 communications and transportation industries.
      Dan Reeder
      (310) 563-6728
      Ref.:  NR/05-17

SOURCE Wyle Laboratories, Inc.