Job Creation, Company Growth Highlight QinetiQ North America’s Fiscal Year

June 2, 2009

MCLEAN, Va., June 2 /PRNewswire/ — QinetiQ North America, a leading provider of defense and security products and services to the U.S. Government, today announced that its continued growth has created within the company’s last fiscal year an 11 percent increase in new, U.S.-based jobs.

Creating nearly 525 new jobs in the United States fueled by posting a 42 percent increase in revenue during its fiscal year April 1, 2008, through March 31, 2009, QinetiQ North America’s success was strengthened by its position in the intelligence and cyber security markets, new work within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and NASA, its strong performance on existing contracts, and sales of products such as LAST Armor(R), SWATS(R) sniper detection system, and its suite of modular TALON(R) robots.

“We have been fortunate that our customers recognize that we have a passion for technology and thrive on innovation and creativity,” says Duane Andrews, QinetiQ North America’s Chief Executive. “As we continue to grow and the needs of the Federal government change, and working in partnership with our customers to develop solutions to their most complex challenges, QinetiQ North America can offer enhanced professional opportunities to meet those requirements.”

Since it first started business in 2004 QinetiQ North America has grown to over 6,400 employees based in 29 states and eight countries.

About QinetiQ North America

QinetiQ (pronounced “kinetic”) North America delivers world-class technology and responsive solutions to government agencies and commercial customers for many of their most urgent and complex challenges. QinetiQ North America is an independent, innovative technology provider that earns over a billion dollars in revenue operating with small company speed and agility while leveraging significant global resources. More than 6,400 QinetiQ North America engineers, scientists and other professionals have the mission knowledge and proven, reliable performance to meet the rapidly changing demands of national defense, homeland security and information assurance customers. QinetiQ North America is part of QinetiQ Group PLC, one of the world’s leading defense and security technology companies. For more information, please visit www.QinetiQ-NA.com/careers-overview.htm.

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