MCR to support NATO’s ACT, ACO
MCR Global has received an $8.1 million contract from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to provide programme management and technical support services to Supreme Allied Command Transformation (ACT) and Allied Command Operations (ACO), it was announced on 20 July.
The contract includes a two-year base period and a two-year option. The support will be provided on-site at ACO Headquarters in Mons, Belgium and ACT headquarters in Norfolk, Virginia.
Under the contract, the company will provide a programme management capability for NATO’s Automated Information System and General Purpose Communications Systems. This will include overall programme governance, business change management, change management, engineering evaluation, and requirements management.
ACT and ACO are working to manage, develop and field a portfolio of projects under its Bi-Strategic Commands Automated Information System (BI-SC AIS) programme. The programme aims to improve the quality, timelines, cost-effectiveness and interoperability of AIS services to the commands.
Services include deployable communication; data, voice and streaming media services; provision of information assurance and cyber defence; integration of intel services; integration of logistics functions; IT modernisation; and several command and control system integrations critical to NATO missions.
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