HUNTSVILLE, Ala., November 14, 2006 – Intergraph Corporation (NASDAQ: INGR) today announced its partnership with Quantum Research International, Inc. to provide engineering, software, and services expertise for the Concepts and Operations for Space and Missile Defense Integration Capabilities program, also known as COSMIC, for the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC) and other U.S. space and missile defense agencies.
The 10-year effort, valued at more than $449 million, will enable the Army warfighters with next-generation command and control systems and integrated data environments for battle control and homeland security. The COSMIC program will provide warfighters with enhanced platforms for communications, intelligence and weapons increasing the Army’s ability to use space power for effective command and control, as well as other functions in times of war.
As part of the Quantum Team, Intergraph will provide engineering services and technologies to build next-generation command and control systems and integrated data environments for battle control and homeland security. Capabilities that Intergraph brings to the team will include strategic planning, system architecture development, process improvement, system support, as well as exercise support to aid SMDC’s relief effort missions.
“Military and intelligence professionals rely on Intergraph’s engineering expertise and geospatial intelligence technologies to achieve their operational goals and share critical information across their organizations and around the world,” said Jack Pellicci, senior vice president of Intergraph Security, Government & Infrastructure division and general manager, Intergraph Federal Solutions and Military & Intelligence. “As part of the Quantum team, Intergraph will enhance the Army’s ability to view data, driving better and more efficient decision making in its pursuit to defend lives, land and liberty.”
According to John Urias, Quantum vice president and manager of the Defense Systems Sector, “To support the Army’s Space and Missile Defense Command’s program we have assembled a team that is ideally-suited to deliver the innovative solutions that meet the imperatives outlined for COSMIC. Intergraph is a recognized leader in command and control technologies and the trusted partner of worldwide military and intelligence organizations. We are confident that its technologies will be valuable to the U.S. Army in the quest to protect and empower future warfighters.”
Intergraph Corporation (NASDAQ: INGR) is a 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 www.intergraph.com.
Quantum Research International, Inc. headquartered in Huntsville, Ala., is a leader in providing engineering, analysis, integration and information technology services and solutions to the Departments of Defense, Justice, Homeland Security, and industry customers. More information about the company is available at
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