Gichner Systems Group

Gichner Shelter Systems Awarded $2.5 Million Delivery Order for Mobile Facility Shelters

Gichner Shelter Systems Awarded $2.5 Million Delivery Order for Mobile Facility Shelters

Gichner Systems Group

Gichner Shelter Systems, a division of Gichner Systems Group LLC, and a world leader in the design, development and production of tactical and logistic shelters and shelter systems announced today that it has been awarded a delivery order to provide 67 additional shelters to the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division.

This delivery order, valued at $2,524,563.03 calls for the delivery of 17 Mobile Facility Type A, 23 Mobile Facility Type B, 17 Side Opening Mobile Facility Type A, 5 Side Opening Mobile Facility Type B, and 5 Mobile Facility Integration Units. Delivery will begin in November 2005 and will be complete by early 2006.

This Delivery Order is one of 13 that have been awarded under a 5-year requirements type contract originally awarded to Gichner in June 2000. This Delivery Order will increase the total number of shelters ordered on the contract to more than 300 at a total value of $17.3 million, and comes within the last two months of the contract.

Gichner Shelter Systems has produced more than 8000 of these shelters under numerous contracts with the US Navy and various prime contractors. A new Navy solicitation for these shelters should be released in the next few months.

Scott Sarine, Vice President of Sales and Marketing said, “This order represents another important step in the realization of our new orders goals for 2005, allows us to maintain the production line for one of our core products, and strengthens our position as the leader in the manufacture of 20 foot ISO tactical shelters”

About Gichner Shelter Systems

Gichner Shelter Systems designs, manufactures and integrates tactical and logistic shelters and related products for military and commercial applications. Its shelters, assembled from lightweight bonded panels fabricated using both foam and beam and honeycomb core construction are used worldwide. Gichner's core products include all of the US military Standard Family of Tactical Shelters as well as numerous custom designed shelters and derivatives.

In addition to its extensive line of standard shelters, Gichner provides turn-key systems that are “rack ready” for the installation of its customers electronic systems. Gichner offers more than 35 years of engineering expertise in the application of proven solutions and the development of custom solutions to systems mobility and environmental protection of electronic systems. Its customer list includes virtually every major prime contractor as well as all of the major military buying commands. Gichner products are sold and serviced worldwide.