updated 4/12/2011 8:46:13 AM ET 2011-04-12T12:46:13

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. and COLUMBIA, Md., April 12, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Integral Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:ISYS) announced today that the U.S. Air Force (USAF) Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) has awarded the Company a $1.7 million contract modification to its Command and Control System-Consolidated (CCS-C) contract.

The contract modification establishes a new contract line to extend Integral Systems' integration of the Blue Force Server prototype on the CCS-C system to the Joint Space Operations Center (JSpOC) for the Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) system. Under the terms of the contract, Integral Systems will expand the current prototype Space Operations Center (SOC) 31 to support additional WGS payload telemetry and WGS spacecraft. The modification also funds a full backup system that will be installed into SOC-32. Interim Contractor Support will provide the Air Force with experts from Integral Systems during the implementation phase.

"We have worked closely with the Air Force to achieve the aggressive goals set out in the CCS-C program," said Larry Lind, CCS-C Senior Program Manager, Integral Systems. "The contract modification extends the work we have done to JSpOC as the military begins relying on the critical WGS system to provide 24/7 situational awareness from on-orbit assets and enhance overall MILSATCOM mission awareness."

The CCS-C contract, first awarded in early 2002, enables a unified Command and Control (C2) capability for the 50th Space Wing's complete family of MILSATCOM programs. By employing standards-based systems and an open architecture approach, the 50th Space Wing efficiently and cost-effectively supports future satellite platforms and programs. Lind continued, "The flexibility and exceptional performance of our CCS-C team, combined with an outstanding partnership with the Air Force, has been a winning combination as we continue surpassing expectations and delivering a cost-effective, powerful and reliable networked C2 system."


CCS-C is currently configured to support MILSATCOM satellites across four systems: the Defense Satellite Communications System (DSCS), Milstar; Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) and the AEHF system. CCS-C consists of high-specification, commercially-available computer servers and workstations running commercially-available TT&C software packages on a local area network-based client/server architecture.

CCS-C products are operational at the Air Education and Training Command, 533rd Training Squadron at Vandenberg AFB, Calif., the 14th Air Force, 50th Space Wing and the 3rd and 4th Space Operations Squadrons at Schriever AFB, Colo.


Integral Systems, Inc. is a global provider of products, systems and services for satellite command and control, telemetry and digital signal processing, data communications, enterprise network management and communications information assurance. We specialize in developing, managing and operating secure communications networks, both satellite and terrestrial, as well as systems and services to detect, characterize and geolocate sources of RF interference. Our customers include U.S. and foreign commercial, government, military and intelligence organizations. For almost 30 years, customers have relied on the Integral Systems family of companies (Integral Systems, Inc., Integral Systems Europe, Lumistar, Inc., Newpoint Technologies, Inc., RT Logic and SAT Corporation), as well as our services organization, Integral Systems Service Solutions (IS3), to design and deliver innovative commercial-based products, solutions and services that are cost-effective and reduce delivery schedules and risk. Our dedication to "The Integral Difference" has solidified long-term relationships with the U.S. DoD, NASA, NOAA and nearly every commercial satellite operator in the world. For more information, visit www.integ.com .

CONTACT: Company Contact
         Andrew Miller
         Vice President, External Communications
         Integral Systems, Inc.
         Phone: 443.539.5124

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