AAR Receives $27 Million Order for Specialized Shelters

Mar 31, 2011, 08:30 ET from AAR

WOOD DALE, Ill., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AAR (NYSE: AIR) announced today that it has received a $27 million order for specialized shelters to be used for the U.S. Army's Standard Automotive Tool Set (SATS) program. To date, AAR has delivered more than 2,000 of these specialized shelters as part of a 10-year ID/IQ contract.

"We have a successful track record of providing versatile mobility solutions and are grateful for the opportunity to support the U.S. Army's SATS program," said Timothy J. Romenesko, President and Chief Operating Officer of AAR CORP. "We take pride in knowing that our products are used to improve efficiencies and facilitate field repairs in support of U.S. Army Combat Service and other national priorities that require specialized and durable mobility products."

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

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

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