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September 05, 2007

AAR Selected to Provide Specialized Containers and Shelters for U.S. Armed Forces and Federal Civilian Agencies

WOOD DALE, Ill., /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AAR CORP. (NYSE: AIR) announced today that it has received a $162 million contract for specialized shipping/storage containers, shelters and accessories from Defense Supply Center Philadelphia.

The two-year contract, with three option years, is for equipment used to support the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps, as well as Federal Civilian Agencies. AAR's Mobility Systems division, based in Cadillac, Mich., with additional operations in Sacramento, Calif., and Goldsboro, N.C., will manufacture the products.

AAR Mobility Systems is a leading global supplier of rapid deployment equipment and mobile tactical shelters, offering products that enhance military commanders' ability to mobilize, deploy, maneuver and sustain forces. Its products are supported through a network of service centers, field service teams and strategic partners.

AAR is a leading provider of products and value-added services to the worldwide aerospace and defense industry. With facilities and sales locations around the world, AAR uses its close-to-the-customer business model to serve aviation and defense customers through four operating segments: Aviation Supply Chain; Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul; Structures and Systems and Aircraft Sales and Leasing. More information can be found at http://www.aarcorp.com.

This press release contains certain statements relating to future results, which are forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on beliefs of Company management, as well as assumptions and estimates based on information currently available to the Company, and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from historical results or those anticipated, including those factors discussed under Item 1A, entitled "Risk Factors", included in the Company's May 31, 2007 Form 10-K. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize adversely, or should underlying assumptions or estimates prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described. These events and uncertainties are difficult or impossible to predict accurately and many are beyond the Company's control. The Company assumes no obligation to publicly release the result of any revisions that may be made to any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of such statements or to reflect the occurrence of anticipated or unanticipated events. For additional information, see the comments included in AAR's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

CONTACT:
Chris Mason, Director of Corporate Communications of AAR CORP., +1-630-227-2062, chris.mason@aarcorp.com

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