AAR Receives $24 Million Order for Specialized Shelters

Mar 29, 2010, 08:40 ET from AAR

WOOD DALE, Ill., March 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AAR (NYSE: AIR) announced today that it has received a $24 million order for shelters to be used by the U.S. Army. AAR has delivered more than 1,500 of these specialized shelters as part of a 10-year ID/IQ contract.

"We are proud to provide mobility equipment that is used as part of several modernized U.S. Army support systems," said Timothy J. Romenesko, President and Chief Operating Officer of AAR CORP. "The AAR shelters are used to house efficient, standardized toolsets that are highly deployable, mobile, and mission-capable."

AAR designs and manufactures specialized rapid deployment equipment and mobile tactical shelters used to mobilize, deploy and sustain forces.

AAR is a leading provider of value-added products and services to the worldwide aerospace and government/defense industries. With facilities and sales locations around the world, AAR uses its close-to-the-customer business model to serve aviation and government/defense customers through three operating segments: Aviation Supply Chain; Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul; and Structures and Systems. More information can be found at www.aarcorp.com.

This press release contains certain statements relating to future results, which are forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  These forward-looking statements are based on beliefs of Company management, as well as assumptions and estimates based on information currently available to the Company, and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from historical results or those anticipated, including those factors discussed under Item 1A, entitled "Risk Factors", included in the Company's May 31, 2009 Form 10-K. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize adversely, or should underlying assumptions or estimates prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described.  These events and uncertainties are difficult or impossible to predict accurately and many are beyond the Company's control.  The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of such statements or to reflect the occurrence of anticipated or unanticipated events. For additional information, see the comments included in AAR's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.