VERSAR Awarded $3 Million Full Turnkey Environmental Services Contract With US Army Corps of Engineers for Ft. Monmouth, NJ

Updated 12:54 PM ET March 20, 2000

SPRINGFIELD, Va., March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- VERSAR, INC., (AMEX:VSR) announced today the award of a Indefinite Delivery Contract for Environmental Services for Fort Monmouth, NJ through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District. This three-year contract has a potential value of $3 million and represents another in a series of contracts that VERSAR has won recently for the Army.

Under this contract, VERSAR will assist Ft. Monmouth with full turnkey environmental services. Services are expected to include: Underground Storage Tank Program Management Support, Investigation and Delineation of Petroleum Contamination, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Recycling Permits, Environmental Assessments, Wetlands Management, Stormwater Pollution Prevention, Clean Air Act support, Solid Waste Management Planning, Remedial Action Reports, and Construction Inspection. VERSAR will also be supplying Lead Risk Assessment, Remediation and Building Designs, Landfill Closures, Wastewater and Potable Water Design Services, and Asbestos Surveys.

Dr. Ted Prociv, President of VERSAR said, "The award of this contract at Fort Monmouth is an excellent example of the expansion of our focus on supporting a full range of environmental and engineering services for our Customers. This contract will also assist the Army in dealing with critical groundwater issues, and will help protect the Nation's water supplies. The award of this contract, coupled with significant new work for Air Force and private sector Customers, has resulted in dramatic growth for our Northeast Regional Operation Unit. Revenues for this unit have doubled over the past two years, and I look forward to further significant growth in the Northeast. VERSAR's technology focus and value-added approach to resolving problems with turnkey solutions has earned us a reputation as an innovator."

Contact: Lawrence A. White, PE of VERSAR, INC., 703-642-6849, whitelaw@versar.com; or Investor Relations - Andrew J. Kaplan of Barry Kaplan Associates, 732-747-0702, smallkap@aol.com, for VERSAR, INC.