SCRA and Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Charleston Sign Cooperative Research and Development Agreement

April 3, 2008

CHARLESTON, SC – April 3, 2008 – SCRA, a global leader in applied research and commercialization services, and SPAWAR Systems Center Charleston announced the signing of a Navy Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA).

Efforts of the SCRA and SPAWAR Systems Center Charleston CRADA will be directed primarily toward law enforcement and homeland security efforts. The duration of the agreement is five years beginning in 2008.

A CRADA is a written agreement between a company and a government agency to work together on a project. The CRADA allows the optimization of resources between the parties and the ability to, share technical expertise, share intellectual property emerging from the effort and speed the commercialization of federally developed technology.

“SCRA is pleased to collaborate with SPAWAR Systems Center Charleston on this effort,” said SCRA CEO Bill Mahoney. “This agreement reflects not only the quality of SCRA solutions in important security segments – but also the excellence of SPAWAR as a partner in meeting Federal Government needs.”