U.S. Marines contract for logistics help

Dec. 8, 2011 at 12:34 PM
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MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 8 (UPI) -- The U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command has given QinetiQ North America a task order for logistics and inventory support.

Under the order -- called the Global Combat Support Systems-Marine Corps, Operational Enhancement Fielding -- the Virginia company will support the Marines with the integration and fielding of a warehouse management system as a component of the fielded Global Combat Support Systems -- Marine Corps enterprise system.

It will automate Total Force Integration tools for GCSS-MC to improve material management, equipment accountability/visibility and material readiness of serialized equipment.

"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."

The task order is for a one-year base period of performance with two one-year options. Its value is given as $13 million.

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