What Federal Money Paid for at Mountaintop Technologies

Monday, May 25, 2009

Mountaintop Technologies has won at least $40 million in federal business, most of it without competition, for a wide range of projects, including the following:

-- Manage an airport.

-- Develop customized computer software.

-- Develop parts for robotics.

-- Test and evaluate amphibious firefighting aircraft.

-- Create video simulations to teach Air Force anesthesiologists how to insert needles.

-- Study safety of rifles compared with shotguns and muzzleloaders.

-- Develop coordinated emergency communications for police and emergency personnel.

-- Research and build a broadband system to help rural areas get cheaper Internet access.

SOURCE: Mountaintop Technologies Web site, Rep. John P. Murtha news releases, federal procurement records

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