SPRINGFIELD, Va., Nov. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Versar, Inc. (NYSE MKT: VSR) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, VersarPPS, has received an additional $800 thousand award to supply the United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DFID) with chemical splash protective suits. This additional award combined with the previously announced award of $5.1 million, brings the total contract value to approximately $6.0 million.
VersarPPS will deliver the chemical splash protective suits over the next few months, and the contract is expected to be completed by the end of March 2015. These chemical splash protective suits will be distributed in support of the emergency response to the Ebola outbreak.
Tony Otten, CEO of Versar said, "We are pleased that VersarPPS has this opportunity for additional work with the Department of International Development as they respond to the Ebola outbreak."
VERSAR, INC., headquartered in Springfield, Virginia, is a publicly-traded global project management company providing sustainable value oriented solutions to government and commercial clients in the construction management, environmental services, munitions response, and professional services market areas.
This news release contains forward-looking information. The forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements may be significantly impacted by certain risks and uncertainties described herein and in Versar's Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the fiscal year ended June 27, 2014, as updated from time to time in the Company's periodic filings. The forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof and Versar does not undertake to update its forward-looking statements.
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