QinetiQ North America's Q-Gen(TM) 2.0 Selected by U.S. Marine Corps for One Man-Portable Generator Program

QinetiQ North America's Q-Gen(TM) 2.0 Selected by U.S. Marine Corps for One
Man-Portable Generator Program

QinetiQ North America (QNA) Today Announced That the U.S. Marine Corps Has
Selected Q-Gen(TM) 2.0, the Newest Version of Its 1kW, JP-8 Fuel Compatible,
One-Man Portable Generator for Further Evaluation During the Low Rate Initial
Production (LRIP) Phase of the One Man-Portable Generator (1MPG) Program

RESTON, Va., March 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via PRWEB - QinetiQ North
America (QNA) today announced that the U.S. Marine Corps has selected Q-Gen™
2.0, the newest version of QNA's 1kW, JP-8 fuel compatible, one-man portable
generator, for further evaluation during the Low Rate Initial Production
(LRIP) phase of the One Man-Portable Generator (1MPG) program.

"Our warfighters can't afford delays in their power-supplied systems on the
battlefield or in remote, hostile environments," said QNA Technology Solutions
Group President J.D. Crouch. "Q-Gen provides a reliable source of portable
power that weighs less than forty pounds."

Q-Gen 2.0 is a lightweight, one man portable power solution that can easily
support military missions in remote, hostile or austere environments. It has
been proven to continuously operate on heavy fuels such as JP-8 and Jet A in a
wide variety of operational conditions and ambient environments. Q-Gen 2.0
does not require an accelerant to start or operate on heavy fuels, and it
automatically adjusts air flow and engine temperature in response to
fluctuations in the environment or applied load.

Q-Gen 2.0 features significantly improved batteries and a more efficient
vaporizer to enhance reliability and performance. This versatile power
management system can support the mission needs of any military team requiring
a readily available source of expeditionary power. Operating on JP-8 fuel,
Q-Gen 2.0 provides 900W of continuous power for over three hours on a single
tank of fuel and can be connected to other Q-Gen units to provide efficient
and scalable energy solutions.

Operating as the U.S. component of QinetiQ Group plc's Global Products
division, QNA's Technology Solutions Group is a world leader in technology
solutions that save lives in defense, security and commercial environments.
For more information, visit http://www.QinetiQ-NA.com and read our blog at
techblog.qinetiq-na.com.

About QinetiQ North America

QinetiQ North America (QNA) is a subsidiary of QinetiQ Group plc, the FTSE250
company listed on the London Stock Exchange. Operating in North America, QNA
delivers world-class technology, responsive services, and innovative solutions
for global markets, focusing on U.S. government and commercial customers. Its
engineers, scientists and other professionals deliver high quality products
and services that leverage detailed mission knowledge and proven, reliable
tools and methodologies to meet the rapidly changing demands of national
defense, homeland security and information assurance customers. QNA is
headquartered in McLean, Virginia. For more information visit
http://www.qinetiq-na.com and join our conversation at
http://www.facebook.com/qinetiqna.

Contact:
Sheri Darya
QinetiQ North America
Technology Solutions Group
703.480.0735 (m) 703.657.9043
Sheri.Darya(at)QinetiQ-NA(dot)com

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CONTACT: QinetiQ North America
         Sheri Darya
         sheri.darya@qinetiq-na.com
         703.480.0735
 
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