MTC Delivers First Digital Video Recorder for F-16C Fighter

DAYTON, Ohio, Oct. 10 / MTC Technologies, Inc. and subsidiaries (NASDAQ:MTCT), a significant provider of engineering, information technology and other technical solutions to the Department of Defense (DoD) and national security agencies, announced today the company recently delivered the first production Digital Video Recorder (DVR) to the Air Force F-16 Systems Program Office at Hill AFB, Utah.

The DVR Program is managed by MTC's Ogden Operations in Utah. The DVR is manufactured to exacting specifications by MTC's sub-contractor teammate, EFW Inc., in Fort Worth, Texas. The new device, which replaces an obsolete 8mm videotape recorder, will interface with mass memory devices to display colored video from as many as four aircraft in a flight. The system, by integrating in-flight, multifunctional and heads-up-display information from each aircraft onto a single screen display, will greatly enhance aircrew post-flight debriefings, enabling improved combat capability. Additionally, the DVR system will be capable of integrating future information technology applications for the F-16 as well as other fighter and bomber aircraft in the military inventory. The initial production deliveries will upgrade systems for F-16 aircraft used by the Air Force Reserve Command.

"This is the first of a potential 2,000 DVR production units being performed under a FAST contract task order issued in September 2002," stated David S. Gutridge, MTC Chief Executive Officer. "It is exciting to be able to bring this new training technology to our U.S. Air Force warriors."

MTC, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, delivers warfighter solutions involving systems engineering, information technology, intelligence and program management services primarily to the Department of Defense. Cited by Forbes as #67 of America's 200 best small businesses, by Washington Technology as 34th in revenue growth among the "Top 100" of IT Federal Prime Contractors, and ranked 2nd by Aviation Week & Space Technology as a "Top Performing Small Company, MTC employs approximately 2,900 people in more than 40 locations. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Dayton, Ohio.

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