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Update To Previously Issued Release: AS&E's $24.6 Million Prime Contract For Integrated Detection Solution Will Be Delivered To Abu Dhabi Customs To Secure Khalifa Port

About Khalifa Port

The flagship Khalifa port will enable Abu Dhabi's continued international economic growth, expanding access to global markets. Featuring the latest in port security technology, this will be the first semi-automated port in the region and one of the biggest ports in the world, handling an initial capacity of 2.5 million TEU container traffic and 12 million tons of general cargo annually. In order to help protect the Ras Ghanada coral reef, Khalifa Port is being built on a reclaimed port island 1.

About AS&E

American Science and Engineering, Inc. (AS&E) is a leading worldwide supplier of innovative X-ray inspection systems. With over 50 years of experience in developing advanced X-ray security systems, the Company's product line utilizes a combination of technologies, including patented Z Backscatter technology, Radioactive Threat Detection (RTD), high energy transmission and dual energy transmission X-ray. These technologies offer superior X-ray threat detection for plastic explosives, plastic weapons, liquid explosives, dirty bombs and nuclear devices. AS&E's complete range of products include cargo inspection systems for port and border security, baggage screening systems for facility and aviation security, and personnel and passenger screening systems. AS&E ® systems protect high-threat facilities and help combat terrorism, trade fraud, drug smuggling, weapon smuggling, illegal immigration, and people smuggling. AS&E customers include leading government agencies, border authorities, military bases, airports and corporations worldwide, including the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), UK Border Agency (UKBA), Hong Kong Customs, Abu Dhabi Customs, and Saudi Arabia Customs. For more information on AS&E products and technologies, please visit AS&E's new website at www.as-e.com .

The American Science and Engineering, Inc. logo is available at  http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=12556

A bout Multi-Media Communications (MMC)

For over 40 years Multi-Media Communications (MMC) has been dedicated to providing communications systems and security products for industry, government, public safety and academic organizations. MMC has created specialized software to address the needs of Homeland Security and the Public safety sector. MMC has been a proud partner of the Motorola Service Organization for over 35 years. Together with that partner their advanced video experience provides a powerful combination. This combination includes access to highly trained technicians and field support personnel who have proven expertise in the full line of Motorola's sophisticated public safety products. MMC has manufactured Lane Camera Systems for several entry ports into the US. These systems allow better control and identification of potential threats within the cargo flow. MMC has also developed an optical character identifier to allow accurate control of vehicles using its MMCVision ® software. With these tools MMC engineers are fully equipped to provide sophisticated solutions in the video analytics area and innovative products for Air and Sea Port management.

About the ORTEC ® Products Group

For over 50 years, ORTEC, a unit of AMETEK Advanced Measurement Technology (AMT), has been an industry leader in the design and manufacture of precision nuclear detection instrumentation with expertise in high-purity Germanium (HPGe) detectors, signal processing electronics, and detection algorithms with over 500 hand-held radionuclide identifiers deployed worldwide. ORTEC has applied this experience and expertise to develop the Detective-SPM-16, a next generation "identification" spectroscopic portal monitor that integrates the use of the new HPGe IDM-200 modular detectors and Lithium-6 neutron detector with ORTEC's SNM detection algorithms. AMETEK AMT is a division of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of more than $3 billion.

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