Naval research office drafts RSIS for tech support work

The Office of Naval Research has awarded a five-year, $28 million contract to RS Information Systems Inc. to deliver integrated information support services.

Under the contract, RSIS of McLean, Va., furnishes full-system lifecycle development, business process re-engineering, Oracle commercial applications development and integration, and help desk support.

The Office of Naval Research manages science and technology research for the Navy and Marine Corps. The office sponsors research in nearly a dozen areas, including oceanography, advanced materials, electronics, surveillance and other categories. The office also provides funding for research for advanced combat systems and technologies for ships, submarines, aircraft and ground vehicles.

RSIS has worked with the Office of Naval Research for seven years.

William Welsh is the deputy editor of Government Computer News' sister publication, Washington Technology.

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William Welsh is a freelance writer covering IT and defense technology.

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