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Logos Technologies Selects National Technical Systems Engineering Services Group

May 16, 2014

National Technical Systems, a provider of environmental simulation testing, inspection and certification solutions, announced that its Engineering Services Group has signed a $1.4 million contract to design and build a series of unmanned aerial vehicle payload pods for Logos Technologies of Fairfax, Va. under an AFRL/RI-sponsored contract.

In a release, the Company noted the Mission Payload Pod, MP-2 is a lightweight payload pod designed to support a 25-pound payload capacity per wing of the UAV.

Belinda Guernsey, NTS Mechanical Engineering Manager, said, "NTS is committed to be a leader in the international UAV marketplace. We have many years of experience in the design and manufacture of light- weight payload pods and aero structures in addition to the nation's largest network of test laboratories. Our complete set of capabilities ensures a rapid time-to-market or time-to-mission solution."

The MP-2 common pod is designed for conformance with MIL-STD- 810G and ANSI/IEC 60529 standards. The MP-2 is designed and manufactured in keeping with NTS's Corporate Quality Manual and incorporates MIL-STD-1916 Acceptance Sampling procedures.

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