STONY BROOK N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Applied DNA Sciences Inc., (NASDAQ:APDN), the leader in large-scale PCR-based DNA manufacturing, announced today the signing of a new contract to continue uninterrupted service of the Company’s DNA marking program at the Defense Logistics Agency’s (DLA) Land and Maritime’s Product Test Center (PTC) in Columbus, Ohio. The firm fixed price, indefinite delivery contract (IDC) was awarded on September 6th and spans a two-year period of performance. In addition, the contract allows for a one-year option period to be exercised at the discretion of DLA. The contract outlines the Company’s provision of supplies and services, including creation of unique DNA marks in various inks, QC authentication testing and training. These services and supplies directly support DLA’s counterfeit prevention initiatives, product verification and testing programs specific to FSC 5962 microcircuits in place at the Agency.