Press Release

Integral Systems’ I&T Division Awarded New Contract from Boeing

By SpaceRef Editor
May 30, 2001
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Integral Systems, Inc.
announced today that it had been awarded a contract by Boeing Satellite
Systems, in El Segundo, CA, to develop an I&T (Integration and Test) system
for a new Boeing spacecraft project.
Financial terms were not disclosed.

Based on Integral’s EPOCH 2000 telemetry and command product line, the
system will offer a flexible database-driven environment that will control
both the spacecraft models and the associated ground test equipment.
the contract, Integral will deliver a turnkey system in the fall of 2001.
Development has been assigned to Integral’s Integration and Test Division.

Don Mack, Vice President of the I&T division, said, “This is another
example of how EPOCH can be used to increase efficiency on the spacecraft
production floor.”
Boeing is already an extensive user of the EPOCH product
line, this being the latest in a series of spacecraft that includes the NASA
GOES N-Q weather satellites and numerous communications satellites.
continues to be a forward-looking organization that recognizes the value of
our commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) products in saving costs by improving the
test process,” said Mack.

Founded in 1982, Integral Systems is a leading provider of satellite
ground systems and has supported over 120 different satellite missions for
communications, science, meteorological and earth resource applications.
addition to garnering new Integration & Test, control center, and data
processing work, the company continues to enhance its current position in
government and commercial marketplaces by offering innovative software
products and custom services for ground system development and integration.
Customers throughout the world now use Integral Systems’ EPOCH 2000 software
product, the world’s first COTS satellite command and control software
package. In addition to these products, the company provides satellite payload
processing, spacecraft integration and test, simulation, station automation,
and environmental monitoring systems.
Through its wholly owned subsidiary
SAT, the company also provides satellite and terrestrial monitoring systems to
satellite operators and users throughout the world.
Integral Systems has more
than 230 employees working at company headquarters in Lanham, Maryland, and at
other locations in the U.S. and Europe, including its SAT offices in
Sunnyvale, California.

Except for statements of historical facts, this news release contains
forward-looking statements about the company. Such statements are subject to
risks and uncertainties, including the company’s reliance on contracts and
subcontracts funded by the U.S. Government, which contracts and subcontracts
are subject to government regulations, audits and termination without cause,
competition in the ground systems industry, rapid technological changes in the
satellite industry and those other risks noted in the company’s SEC filings,
which may cause actual results to differ materially. The company assumes no
obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements appearing in
this news release.

SpaceRef staff editor.