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Army awards $449m deal for missile system support

The Army has awarded Quantum Research International Inc. a contract to support its Space and Missile Defense Command. The deal could be worth more than $449 million over 10 years.

Quantum, of Huntsville, Ala., will support the Concepts and Operations for Space and Missile Defense Integration Capabilities, or Cosmic, program. It focuses on the Army's ability to use space power for command, control and other critical warfighting functions.

Quantum is to develop technologies such as enhanced communication, intelligence and weapon platforms. These include mobile networking technologies, microsatellites, nanotechnologies, and lasers and robotics that use with knowledge management systems.

The Army's Space and Missile Defense Command, Future Warfare Center, Space and Missile Defense Battle Lab, will oversee the work.

Military IT support deals awarded to SRA

The Army National Guard and Defense Department have awarded SRA International Inc. a pair of task orders that could be worth more than $200 million.

The National Guard contract is to deliver enterprise operations and security services to support a nationwide information infrastructure, including the GuardNet XXI enterprisewide network.

The task order, awarded under the Chief Information Officer Solutions and Partners 2 Innovations contract, could be worth $173 million over five years if all options are exercised.

The other contract is with the Defense Technical Information Center to deliver IT in support of the Director of Defense Research and Engineering.

The task order, which is potentially worth about $30.6 million over five years, also was awarded under the Chief Information Officer Solutions and Partners 2 Innovations contract.

Air Force awards contract for financial management

The Air Force has awarded a four-year, $9.5 million task order to Multimax Inc. to maintain the service's global financial-management system.

The IT and communications services company will sustain application modules for the Automatic Business Services System and deliver database administration support and help-desk support for system users.

The Air Force awarded the work to Multimax under the $9 billion Network-Centric Solutions contract vehicle, or Netcents. Multimax is a prime contractor on the program.

Multimax will perform the work next to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base at its facilities in Beavercreek, Ohio.

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