NATO Taps MCR Global for Program Mgmt, Technical Support Contract; Paul Marston Comments

MCR EM 2MCR Global has received a potential four-year, $8.1 million contract to provide technical support and program management services to NATO's Supreme Allied Command Transformation and Allied Command Operations.

The contract has a base term of two years and two option years and covers program management support for NATO's communications platforms and automated information systems at ACT's headquarters in Virginia and ACO's head office in Belgium, MCR said Wednesday.

The company will also provide engineering evaluation, business change management, requirements management and program governance services.

Paul Marston, president of MCR Global, said the company has provided enterprise transformation, technical analysis and program management support to NATO agencies for more than 20 years and is pleased to expand such services to the alliance's strategic commands.

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