Lattice Inc., of Pennsauken, said it has been awarded an additional option year in its contract with the U.S. Department of Defense.

Lattice subsidiary, Lattice Government Services, will continue to work with the Defense Department's Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense, said Lattice chief executive Paul Burgess. The work involves chemical and biological capabilities for the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Joint and Coalition war fighters.

"We are pleased that our work has been recognized by the DOD and our contract has been extended for another option year," Burgess said.

Lattice provides engineering services, information systems and technologies, including systems and software design to the government and other businesses.    - Linda Loyd