HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 24, 2005 – Intergraph Corporation
The Warfighter Protection Lab provides a simulation environment for force-protection research, development and training, leveraging the power of modeling and simulation to provide integrated, reusable, reliable and cost-effective testing. Intergraph provides security technology and expertise, as well as integration services, to the Warfighter Protection Lab.
“The Warfighter Protection Lab and Intergraph contributed the skilled resources and technology required to compile information necessary for assessing storm damage, planning response and recovery efforts and communicating those efforts to the public,” said Dr. Dan Belk, manager of the Warfighter Protection Lab. “During these natural disasters, the Warfighter Protection Lab and Intergraph worked closely as a team. We have received many compliments on the value and expertise we were able to offer in this situation.”
Ben Eazzetta, chief operating officer of the Intergraph Security, Government & Infrastructure division, said: “The Warfighter Protection Lab’s expertise in training military personnel to respond to natural disasters, coupled with Intergraph’s fusing together of spatial and security technologies, offers unique capabilities to first responders in times of crisis. We also possess many years of experience working closely with U.S. federal, state and local agencies in support of security and emergency incident command and control activities.
“Our relationship with the Warfighter Protection Lab is particularly close,” Eazzetta said. “It is very gratifying that we could team together to fulfill the lab’s role in preparing for and responding to natural disasters.”# # #
Intergraph Corporation (NASDAQ: INGR) is the leading global provider of spatial information management (SIM) software. Security organizations, businesses and governments in more than 60 countries rely on the company's spatial technology and services to make better and faster operational decisions. Intergraph's customers organize vast amounts of complex data into understandable visual representations, creating intelligent maps, managing assets, building and operating better plants and ships, and protecting critical infrastructure and millions of people around the world. For more information, visit http://www.intergraph.com/.
About the Warfighter Protection Lab
Located at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., the Warfighter Protection Lab provides a simulation environment for force-protection research, development and training, leveraging the power of modeling and simulation to provide integrated, reusable, reliable and cost-effective testing. This environment allows testing of responders and dispatchers through the simulation of unexpected occurrences of natural or terrorist events. Virtual maps, databases, modeling and simulation tools are networked to conduct valid analysis with fewer hardware and human resources.
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