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URS-Led Team Awarded NATO Management Advisory Services Contract

Friday, December 21, 2012

URS-Led Team Awarded NATO Management Advisory Services Contract08:00 EST Friday, December 21, 2012 SAN FRANCISCO (Business Wire) -- URS Corporation (NYSE: URS) today announced that a URS-led team has been awarded one of four indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contracts to provide management advisory services to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). The contract has a six-year performance period. Under the contract, URS and its strategic subcontractors will compete for future task orders in support of NATO's transition to its new headquarters facility in Brussels, as well as other current and future organizational change and improvement initiatives. Specific services could include communications support, logistics consulting, infrastructure and facilities operations and management consulting, business process design and management, program and project management support, and human capital management consulting. In addition, the contract is also usable by all NATO Commands to support current and ongoing NATO missions globally. Commenting on the award, Gary V. Jandegian, President of Infrastructure & Environment for URS, said: “We look forward to beginning to work with NATO, a new client for URS, to support its transition to the new headquarters and ongoing initiatives to enhance organizational flexibility and efficiency. This award further demonstrates the value of URS' strategic business mix, particularly as global public and private sector organizations seek partners with the scale and comprehensive service offering to meet complex, critical assignments.” URS Corporation (NYSE: URS) is a leading provider of engineering, construction and technical services for public agencies and private sector companies around the world. The Company offers a full range of program management; planning, design and engineering; systems engineering and technical assistance; construction and construction management; operations and maintenance; information technology; and decommissioning and closure services. URS provides services for power, infrastructure, industrial, oil and gas, and federal projects and programs. Headquartered in San Francisco, URS Corporation has more than 57,000 employees in a network of offices in nearly 50 countries (http://www.urs.com ). URS CorporationSam Ramraj, 415-774-2700Vice President,Investor RelationsorSard Verbinnen & CoHugh Burns/Jamie Tully/Delia Cannan212-687-8080