UTRS Awarded U.S. Navy Contract

Butte, MT, March 5, 2011—Universal Technical Resource Services, Inc. (UTRS) is part of a team with Space Propulsion Group (SPG) that has been awarded a U.S. Navy contract to develop concepts for initiating and controlling solid rocket motor ignition processes through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.

The team was selected as part of a recent U.S. Department of Defense nationwide competition. The project will involve the design, engineering, and testing of new solid rocket motor ignition technologies.

Testing will be conducted at SPG's facility in Sunnyvale, Calif., and the Montana Aerospace Development Association's Butte AeroTec Facility.