Environmental Tectonics Corporation Announces that Grants are Available to Help Obtain ADMS Services

Department of Homeland Security Announces Over $2.7 Billion for FY 2010 Preparedness Grants

Jan 07, 2010, 07:30 ET from Environmental Tectonics Corporation

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") today announced that several grant opportunities are available to assist emergency response organizations in obtaining ETC's ADMS, the Advanced Disaster Management Simulator, either by direct purchase of ADMS systems or purchase of ADMS Training Services.

The grants can benefit State and Local Emergency Management Agencies, Law Enforcement Agencies, Port Authorities, Rail and Transit Authorities, and Medical Services by providing the most efficient and effective all-hazards preparedness training available.

The list of currently open grants include:

FY2010 Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP)

Application Deadline: April 19, 2010

The focus for FY2010 HSGP is on the first 4 priorities of DHS; Guarding against Terrorism, Securing our Borders, Enforcing our Immigration Laws and Improving Readiness for, Response to and Recovery from Disasters. HSGP is comprised of five separate groups:

- State Homeland Security Program (SHSP)

- Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI)

- Operation Stonegarden

- Metropolitan Medical Response System (MMRS)

- Citizen Corps Program (CCP)

FY2010 Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG)

Application Deadline: January 22, 2010

The purpose of FY2010 EMPG is to assist State and local governments in enhancing and sustaining all-hazards emergency management capabilities.

FY2010 Port Security Grant Program (PSGP)

Application Deadline: February 12, 2010

FY2010 PSGP is designed to help ports in the following areas; risk management, enhanced domain awareness, training and exercises and capabilities to prevent, detect, respond to and recover from attacks involving IED and other non-conventional weapons.

FY2010 Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Grant Program (RCPGP)

Application Deadline: April 19, 2010

FY2010 RCPGP focuses on elements of preparedness such as training, exercises and evaluating and improving existing plans.

For more information on these grants and other available grants, please access the following link:

FY2010 Preparedness Grants

If you have any questions regarding the grants or would like more information on how the grants can help to purchase ADMS, ETC can be contacted at (407) 282-3378 or info@etcsimulation.com

ETC was incorporated in 1969 in Pennsylvania and last year we celebrated our 40th anniversary. Our core technologies include the design, manufacture and sale of Training Services (TSG) which includes (1) software driven products and services used to create and monitor the physiological effects of flight; (2) high performance jet tactical flight simulation, and; (3) driving and disaster simulation systems, and Control Systems (CSG) which includes: (1) steam and gas sterilization; (2) testing and simulation devices for the automotive industry, and; (3) hyperbaric and hypobaric chambers. Product categories included in TSG are Aircrew Training Systems (ATS) and flight simulators, disaster management systems and entertainment applications. CSG includes sterilizers, environmental control devices and hyperbaric chambers along with parts and service support.

This press release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These forward-looking statements are based on ETC's current expectations and projections about future events. These forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and assumptions about ETC's and its subsidiaries that may cause actual results, levels of activity, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, levels of activity, performance or achievements expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements.

These forward-looking statements include statements with respect to the Company's vision, mission, strategies, goals, beliefs, plans, objectives, expectations, anticipations, estimates, intentions, financial condition, results of operations, future performance and business of the company, including but not limited to (i) projections of revenues, costs of materials, income or loss, earnings or loss per share, capital expenditures, growth prospects, dividends, capital structure, other financial items and the effects of currency fluctuations, (ii) statements of our plans and objectives of the Company or its management or Board of Directors, including the introduction of new products, or estimates or predictions of actions of customers, suppliers, competitors or regulatory authorities, (iii) statements of future economic performance, (iv) statements of assumptions and other statements about the Company or its business, (v) statements made about the possible outcomes of litigation involving the Company, (vi) statements regarding the Company's ability to obtain financing to support its operations and other expenses, and (vii) statements preceded by, followed by or that include the words, "may," "could," "should," "looking forward," "would," "believe," "expect," "anticipate," "estimate," "intend," "plan," or the negative of such terms or similar expressions. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties which are subject to change based on various important factors. Some of these risks and uncertainties, in whole or in part, are beyond the Company's control. Factors that might cause or contribute to such a material difference include, but are not limited to, those discussed in our Annual Report on Form 10K for the fiscal year ended February 27, 2009, in the section entitled "Risks Particular to Our Business." Shareholders are urged to review these risks carefully prior to making an investment in the Company's common stock.

The Company cautions that the foregoing list of important factors is not exclusive. Except as required by federal securities law, the Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statement, whether written or oral, that may be made from time to time by or on behalf of the Company.

Contact: Duane D. Deaner, CFO Tel: 215-355-9100 (ext. 1203) Fax: 215-357-4000

ETC - Internet Home Page: http://www.etcusa.com

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