May 07, 2007 09:01 ET

NGRAIN on Team Selected for U.S. Army Contract

NGRAIN is among other leading companies to be supporting the multiple-award Field and Installation Readiness Support Team program

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - May 7, 2007) - NGRAIN, award-winning provider of 3D performance support solutions, announced today that the Company has been included as a member of the CACI International team, to support the Army Field and Installation Readiness Support Team ("FIRST") program. Army First will support the U.S. Army Materiel Command and its newly created Army Sustainment Command, as well as the Forces Command and Installation Management Command, and is open to all other Army and Defense Department organizations. NGRAIN's 3D performance support solutions will accelerate and improve the quality of repair work being done by the Army, largely on tactical ground vehicles and other equipment from combat zones, to ensure the timely return of equipment to operational readiness.

The FIRST contract, comprised of 15 large business prime contract awards and 10 prime contracts awarded to small businesses, is a 20-year task order contract to be awarded over four 5-year acquisition cycles.

Since the Company's inception in 2001, NGRAIN has worked closely with the U.S. Army, Canadian Department of National Defence, and other military organizations to integrate their 3D technology into training and maintenance manuals to improve the quality of training on complex equipment and ensure quick turnaround time in the maintenance and repair of such equipment.

Commenting on the contract, Paul Cofoni, CACI President of U.S. Operations, stated, "CACI and its partner companies will provide Army FIRST with a wide range of logistics support services to support effective repair and maintenance services to save the Army time and money on replacement equipment. NGRAIN represents an ideal partner on this contract with their proven technology that has significantly improved tasks involved in life cycle management activities, such as parts maintenance and repair."

"We're pleased to work alongside such an impressive roster of companies on the CACI team to support the U.S. troops at home and overseas," said Paul Lindahl, NGRAIN CEO. "Our unique 3D performance support solutions will help shorten turn time on equipment repairs and improve first-time-right fix rates, ensuring soldiers are well prepared for their war fighting missions."


NGRAIN transforms the sustainment of complex equipment with 3D performance support solutions for the aerospace and defense industry. NGRAIN increases equipment readiness by accelerating learning on complex equipment, enabling first-time-right performance, and reducing maintenance cycle time.

NGRAIN is optimized for web deployment and portable devices. With NGRAIN, anyone can rapidly incorporate interactive 3D equipment simulations into sustainment applications, including courseware and technical manuals.

Customers include all branches of the United States military, the Canadian Forces, and leading defense manufacturers and system integrators, including Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, and CAE. Visit to learn more.

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