Nichols Research Corporation (NRC) announces contract awards.HUNTSVILLE, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 10, 1996--Chris H. Horgen, Chief Executive Officer of Nichols Research Corporation (NRC NRC
1. National Research Council
2. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Noun 1. NRC - an independent federal agency created in 1974 to license and regulate nuclear power plants ), announced today that NRC was recently awarded new contract awards and contract modifications totaling approximately $100 million.
NRC was recently awarded a subcontract by AT&T to support the High Performance Computing Modernization (HPCM HPCM High-Performance Computing Mobility
HPCM Homogeneous Poisson Clustered Model
HPCM High-Performance Coded Mode
HPCM Hpc Modernization ) Defense Research and Engineering Network The Defense Research and Engineering Network (DREN) provides long-haul communication service for the United States Department of Defense’s high performance computing (HPC) environment. (DREN) Inter-site Services Contract (DISC). The DISC contract will have a five-year life cycle ceiling of $430 million with the Department of Defense (DOD (1) (Dial On Demand) A feature that allows a device to automatically dial a telephone number. For example, an ISDN router with dial on demand will automatically dial up the ISP when it senses IP traffic destined for the Internet. ).
NRC was also awarded a subcontract by Boeing Information Services See Information Systems. to support the Defense Enterprise Integration Services II (DEIS II) Program. Boeing is sharing in this award with five other contractors in the multi-award DEIS II contract which will have a five-year life cycle ceiling of $2.5 billion for the DOD plus $0.5 billion for other federal agencies.
NRC has also received additional technology insertion awards under other HPCM programs for the DOD Major Shared Resource Centers (MSRC MSRC Microsoft Security Response Center
MSRC Major Shared-Resource Center (Army Research Laboratory)
MSRC Marine Sciences Research Center
MSRC Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee
MSRC Marine Spill Response Corporation ). The new contract awards and modifications have an estimated value of $100 million over the next eight years.
Michael J. Mruz, NRC's President and Chief Operating Officer Chief Operating Officer (COO)
The officer of a firm responsible for day-to-day management, usually the president or an executive vice-president. , said he was pleased that the company had gotten off to a fast start on the HPCM programs. "These contract awards are a further reflection of the government's confidence in NRC to provide the best possible solutions and services. The awards are also evidence of NRC's commitment to work with the vendors and the customer to provide the most modern solutions possible and to maintain the premier status of DOD's MSRC sites." He also noted that the DEIS II opportunity "will allow us to apply our proven systems integration skills in broader application areas, both within and outside of DOD."
Nichols Research Corporation, headquartered in Huntsville, provides information technology (IT) and technical systems and services for the Department of Defense, Federal civilian agencies, state government clients, and commercial clients in the healthcare, telecommunications and transportation industries. The company has over 27 locations throughout the United States with approximately 1,900 employees and consultants and had annual sales of approximately $170 million in 1995. The company's stock is traded on the Over-The-Counter Market under the Nasdaq symbol: NRES NRES National Research Ethics Service (United Kingdom)
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CONTACT: Nichols Research Corporation, Huntsville
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