NCI ( NCIT) got part of an Army corrosion prevention training contract.The Reston, Va., provider of information technology services said the deal is a subcontract under a five-year task order worth $3.1 million through the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command Expedited Professional and Engineering Support Services program. NCI will provide support to the Corrosion Prevention and Control Center of Excellence through the program manager, aviation ground support equipment in Huntsville, Ala. NCI will serve as a subcontractor on the winning Madison Research Corp. team, specifically providing an integrated approach to reducing the impact of corrosion on system readiness, performance, maintenance, life extension, safety, environmental impact, and life cycle costs. "Material corrosion is a serious problem impacting every facet of military readiness," said operating chief Terry Glasgow. "As a consequence, corrosion prevention and control is one of the fundamental considerations in assuring the sustained performance and readiness of Army systems and equipment. We are pleased that NCI has been given the opportunity to support the Army in addressing this PM-AGSE mission." On Thursday, NCI rose 22 cents to $12.12.