Quantum Research Intl.


Quantum Awarded Half Billion COSMIC Contract

(Huntsville, AL, and Colorado Springs, CO – September 25, 2006) — Quantum Research International, Inc. (Quantum) has been awarded the “Concepts and Operations for Space and Missile Defense Integration Capabilities (COSMIC)” contract to provide support to the U.S. Army’s Space and Missile Defense Command, Future Warfare Center, Space and Missile Defense Battle Lab (SMDBL). The total value of the contract, including options, is in excess of $449M over a ten-year period of performance.

This effort focuses on the Future Army’s ability to use Space Power to enable the functions of Command, See, Move, Protect, Strike and Sustain. Quantum will assist the SMDBL in the identification, initiation and development of key space enabling technologies to support the Warfighter on the future battlefield. These technologies will be used to provide enhanced communication, intelligence and weapon platforms to the Warfighter, and include Near Space/High Altitude Long Endurance (HALE) Platforms, mobile networking technologies, micro satellites, nano-technologies and laser and robotic technologies with Knowledge Management systems. The Quantum-led team will provide professional support in the areas of: management; solution-related enabling products; strategic planning; concept and requirements development; enterprise architecture development; rapid prototyping; test, experimentation and demonstration activities; fielding and systems support.

"Quantum and its teammates are proud to have been selected by the SMDC and the Battle Lab and Future Warfare Center as a COSMIC awardee. The Quantum Team has the breath of experience, technical talent and resources to provide innovative solutions and capabilities to the SMDBL at this time of heightened national security," said John Urias, Quantum vice president and manager of the Defense Systems Sector. "We look forward to working closely with our customer and rolling up our sleeves to meet the future challenges together.”

Frank Pitts, President and CEO of Quantum said, "This is what being a defense contractor is all about…..being able to deliver leading edge concepts and technologies that make a difference to the effectiveness and survivability of the Warfighter. This is an important win. We are proud to be part of a team supporting the Battle Lab in ensuring that the Warfighter has the tools needed to effectively meet any challenge.”

Quantum’s Team members include: ALATEC, Inc; Analytic Services, Inc. (ANSER); Analytical Services, Inc. (ASI); Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC); East West Enterprises; INTECON; Infinity Systems Engineering; Intergraph; Macaulay Brown, Inc. (MacB); Morgan Stanley; Odyssey Systems; Omega Systems; Radiance Technologies; and SDS International, Inc.

Quantum, headquartered in Huntsville, AL, is a leader in providing engineering, analysis, integration and information technology services and solutions to the Departments of Defense, Justice, Homeland Security, and industry customers. More information about the company is available at www.quantum-intl.com.

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