Comptek Awarded $9.4 Million U.S. Navy Contract to Provide Aircraft Mission Planning Support

BUFFALO, N.Y., July 20, 2000, (PRIMEZONE) - Comptek Research, Inc. (AMEX:CTK) today announced it has received a $9.4 million contract from the Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, MD, to provide software programming and systems integration for the Tactical EA-6B Mission Support System, generally referred to as the "TEAMS" system. The period of performance is approximately two years.

Under the agreement, Comptek will provide multiple software releases, migration to the military's joint mission planning system (JMPS), and support of EA-6B's ICAP III test program. Comptek will also furnish field service for 40 currently deployed systems, repair support, documentation, training and configuration management.

John J. Sciuto, chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Comptek Research, Inc., said, "Comptek PRB Associates has been involved in the TEAMS program for almost two decades. We are proud to continue a tradition of excellence in support of the EA-6B Prowler and are pleased by the Navy's confidence in us as evidenced by this award. This has been a mainstay program for CPRB for many years and testimony to the superb performance demonstrated over many years by the Hollywood, Maryland based Comptek PRB staff."

Comptek's subsidiary, Comptek PRB Associates, Inc., will be responsible for the contract performance. Comptek PRB developed the TEAMS System as its first major production contract award in 1991. TEAMS is the mission support system used by the EA-6B's aircrew to accomplish pre-mission planning, generate multiple aircraft data loads, in-flight reprogramming, and post flight data reduction.

The EA-6B Prowler, the world's most sophisticated electronic countermeasure attack aircraft, provides strike support the both Navy and Air Force strike aircraft and saw extensive service during the Bosnia Conflict.

Comptek Research, Inc., with subsidiary locations in the United States and Canada, is a domestic and international supplier of technically advanced electronics and data communications systems to government and industry.

This news release contains forward-looking statements about Comptek's current expectations for future growth and business opportunities based on current business conditions. Forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially. These risks and uncertainties include Comptek's dependence on continued funding of U.S. Department of Defense programs and the likelihood that actual future revenues that are realized may differ from those inferred from existing backlog or orders. Other risks and uncertainties are described in Comptek's 2000 Form 10-K Annual Report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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