posted on Mar, 11 2011 @ 01:11 AM
EG&G was a collection of small technology companies. Mostly systems and components, but some government services. I think EG&G got the Groom business
because they were all over the Nevada Test Site anyway, and had the security clearances. No use exposing the Groom operation to another private
To elaborate, I think a great number of companies could have done Groom security. EG&G was on the NTS due to their technical skills (Rapidtronic
cameras for instance), and got the security contract by default.
The general public couldn't differentiate between a division makes heat sink (Wakefield) or EG&G Measurements (NTS). When I worked for EG&G, we got
two bomb scares a year, even though we weren't making anything nuclear at the division.