QinetiQ North America to Provide Marines In-Theatre Logistics and Inventory Support

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- QinetiQ North America today announced it was awarded a new task order by the Marine Corps Systems Command (MARCORSYSCOM) to provide logistics and inventory support to the Global Combat Support Systems -- Marine Corps (GCSS-MC). Specifically, QinetiQ North America will support the GCSS-MC program office with the integration and fielding of the Warehouse Management System (WMS) as a component of the fielded GCSS-MC enterprise system. QinetiQ North America will apply logistics applications expertise and systems management solutions to automate Total Force Integration tools for GCSS-MC. This work will enhance the material management, equipment accountability/visibility, and material readiness of serialized equipment, no matter its status or location in theatre.

The task order, known as the Global Combat Support Systems-Marine Corps, Operational Enhancement Fielding, was awarded under QinetiQ North America's Commercial Enterprise Omnibus Support Service (CEOss) contract. According to QinetiQ North America, the $13 million dollar task order's total value has already been funded at $4.3 million. The task order has a one-year base period of performance with two one-year options.

"MARCORSYSCOM has given us the privilege to expand our existing scope of GCSS-MC program support with this new task order," said John Radziszewski, executive vice president and general manager, QinetiQ North America. "It reflects our ability to expertly manage key programs and quickly deploy new capabilities into the hands of Marines. This is why we are the number one overall support provider to the Marine Corps under the CEOss contract."

About QinetiQ North America

QinetiQ North America (QNA) is a subsidiary of QinetiQ Group plc, the FTSE250 company listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: QQ.L). Operating in North America, QNA delivers world-class technology, responsive services, and innovative solutions for global markets, focusing on US government and commercial customers. Its engineers, scientists and other professionals deliver high quality products and services that leverage detailed mission knowledge and proven, reliable tools and methodologies to meet the rapidly changing demands of national defense, homeland security and information assurance customers. QNA is headquartered in McLean, Virginia. For more information visit www.qinetiq-na.com and join our conversation at www.facebook.com/qinetiqna.

Contact:

Michael Rudd, Boscobel (for QinetiQ North America, Inc.)
301-588-2900
mrudd@boscobel.com

SOURCE QinetiQ North America



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