January 10, 2013

Life Cycle Engineering Awarded $3.6 Million Contract by NAVAIR

Life Cycle Engineering Press Release

**CHARLESTON, SC – January 10, 2013 – **Life Cycle Engineering (LCE) has been awarded a follow-on contract by the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR). Under this new contract, LCE will continue to provide alternative fuel qualification testing for the US Navy. This work is similar to a contract that LCE already has underway to test the first set of alternative F-76 and JP-5 test fuels which will be completed by mid-2013.

The cost plus fixed fee contract award has a ten-month period of performance with a value of $3.6 million. The work will be managed in Pittsburgh, PA.

"Award of this contract allows Life Cycle Engineering to continue our support of the Naval Air Systems Command by providing testing for up to two additional fuels as well as to incorporate several lessons learned from the first round of tests," said Ken Siegman, Vice President and Regional Director of the National Capitol Region of LCE's Engineering Services Group. "LCE is proud to be part of the team that is working to achieve the Secretary of the Navy's primary energy goal of reducing the Navy's dependence on petroleum."

About Life Cycle Engineering

Life Cycle Engineering (LCE) provides consulting, engineering, applied technology and education solutions that deliver lasting results for private industry, the Department of Defense and other government organizations. The quality, expertise and dedication of our employees enable Life Cycle Engineering to serve as a trusted resource that helps people and organizations achieve their full potential. Founded in 1976, LCE is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina with offices across North America and experience around the globe.

About the Engineering Services Group

LCE's Engineering Services Group (ESG) offers a comprehensive line of engineering and professional services for U.S. and foreign Navies, commercial marine operators and industrial companies throughout the world. Our services include electrical engineering, environmental engineering, energy management, integrated logistics support, mechanical and marine engineering, materials and metallurgical engineering, and program and financial management. We have extensive experience with proven results in helping maritime and industrial organizations control and reduce costs, solve engineering and logistic problems, repair shipboard systems, manage programs and improve financial management.