Engility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EGL) today announced that the John A. Volpe National Transportation System Center has awarded a multi-million dollar competitive task order to the company to support a facilities planning project related to the Federal Aviation Administration’s NextGen program. Engility will provide program management and economic analysis support to the NextGen Facilities Program under the task order, which has a not-to-exceed value of approximately $26.8 million; the period of performance for the task order is 48 months from the date of the award (July 25, 2012). NextGen is an umbrella term for the ongoing transformation of the National Airspace System (NAS). NextGen represents an evolution from the current ground-based system of air traffic control to an advanced satellite-based system of air traffic management. When implemented, NextGen will allow more aircraft to safely fly closer together on more direct routes, reducing delays and providing benefits for the environment and the economy through reductions in carbon emissions, fuel consumption and noise. “Engility, through its legacy companies, has been a partner with the Volpe Center for more than 20 years and we are currently working under several other task orders with the Center,” said Tony Smeraglinolo, President and CEO of Engility. “We are honored to receive this latest task order and appreciate the opportunity to support the Volpe Center and its sponsor, the FAA, on this aspect of the NextGen mission.” Under the new facilities program task order, Engility will primarily provide economists, systems engineers, and business analysts to help the Volpe Center and its FAA sponsor in the planning, economic analysis and evaluation, and program management strategy development for the NextGen future facilities effort. About Engility Corporation Engility is a pure-play Government Services contractor providing highly-skilled personnel wherever, whenever they are needed, in a cost effective manner. Headquartered in Chantilly, VA, Engility is a leading provider of systems engineering services, training, program management, and operational support for the U.S. government with about 8,000 employees worldwide and estimated sales of $1.6 billion for 2012. Please visit www.engilitycorp.com. FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS This release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the Exchange Act) relating to our operations, results of operations and other matters that are based on our current expectations, estimates, assumptions and projections. Words such as “may,” “will,” “should,” “likely,” “anticipates,” “expects,” “intends,” “plans,” “projects,” “believes,” “estimates” and similar expressions are used to identify these forward-looking statements. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict. Forward-looking statements are based upon assumptions as to future events that may not prove to be accurate.
Actual outcomes and results may differ materially from what is expressed or forecast in these forward-looking statements. Risks, uncertainties and other factors that might cause such differences, some of which could be material, include, but are not limited to: (a) the loss or delay of a significant number of our contracts; (b) a decline in or a redirection of the U.S. defense budget; (c) the Department of Defense’s wide-ranging efficiencies initiative, which targets affordability and cost growth; (d) the intense competition for contracts in our industry, as well as the frequent protests by unsuccessful bidders; (e) our indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contracts, which are not firm orders for services, and could generate limited or no revenue; (f) our government contracts, which contain unfavorable termination provisions and are subject to audit and modification; (g) the mix of our cost-plus, time-and-material and fixed-price type contracts; (h) our ability to attract and retain key management and personnel; (i) the impairment of our goodwill and other long-lived identifiable intangible assets, which represent a significant portion of the assets on our balance sheet; (j) changes in regulations or any negative findings from a U.S. Government audit or investigation; (k) current and future legal and regulatory proceedings; (l) risks associated with our international operations; (m) security threats and other disruptions; (n) U.S. federal income tax liabilities that relate to the distribution in the spin-off of Engility; (o) our inability to meet the financial reporting and other requirements to which we are now subject following the spin-off due to inadequate accounting and other management systems and resources; (p) our inability to achieve some or all of the benefits that we expect to achieve from the spin-off; (q) the reluctance of our customers, prospective customers and suppliers that may be uncertain as to our financial stability as a stand-alone entity to continue to do business with us; (r) the level of indebtedness that we incurred in connection with the spin-off, our ability to comply with the terms of our debt agreements and our ability to finance our future operations, if necessary; (s) potential liabilities arising out of state and federal fraudulent conveyance laws and legal distribution requirements as a result of the spin-off; and (t) the additional costs that we may incur as an independent company. For a more detailed discussion of these factors, see the information under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Information Statement included in our Registration Statement on Form 10, as amended and filed with the SEC on June 27, 2012. Forward-looking statements are made only as of the date hereof, and we undertake no obligation to update or revise the forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law. In addition, historical information should not be considered as an indicator of future performance.