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Princeton, NJ /PRNewswire-FirstCall/October 12, 2009 – Mikros Systems Corporation (OTCBB: MKRS), announced today that it has received a $275,000 contract as part of the Navy’s new Littoral Expeditionary Autonomous PowerBuoy (LEAP) program. Mikros will be a subcontractor to the LEAP prime contractor, Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (OPT), of Pennington NJ. The prime contract, to be performed over a one year period, is the initial award under a proposed four-year project to develop a Vessel Detection System Testbed for deployment off the New Jersey coast. The Vessel Detection System will enhance the US Navy’s anti-terrorism and force protection capability by providing an at sea platform based on OPT’s PowerBuoy technology to support sensors for littoral maritime surveillance. The system capability includes detection, tracking and communication of information on a timely basis.
Mikros will provide system engineering services to OPT for the VDST development. These services include the design and development of system interfaces to the Navy’s Tactically Integrated Sensors (TIS) system which will provide a Common Operating Picture of littoral activity to the VDST user.
Mikros Systems Corporation is an advanced technology company specializing in the research and development of electronic systems technology primarily for military applications. Classified by the U.S. Department of Defense as a small business, its capabilities include technology management, electronic systems engineering and integration, radar systems engineering, combat/command, control, communications, computers and intelligence systems engineering, and communications engineering. Mikros’ primary business is to pursue and obtain contracts from the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Navy, and other governmental authorities. For more information on Mikros visit: www.mikros.us
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