Edge Consulting Acquisition Broadens National Interest Security Company’s Strategic Analysis Capabilities

Washington, DC, - March 3, 2008. National Interest Security Company, LLC (“NISC”), a company controlled by DC Capital Partners, LLC, announced today the completion of its acquisition of Edge Consulting, Inc.

Edge Consulting, Inc. (“Edge”), headquartered in Centreville, Virginia provides technology and management consulting services that include, but are not limited to, quantitative performance analysis, strategy, technology assessment, and capability development. Edge is primarily focused on serving the United States intelligence and defense communities.

Thomas J. Campbell, President of DC Capital Partners and Chairman of NISC said, “Edge Consulting is a strategic acquisition that enhances NISC’s position as a company that helps customers define practical strategies for the most complex enterprise problems and deliver the information capabilities required for mission success. Edge’s consultants have unique skill sets and capabilities. Their knowledge of customers’ missions, combined with quantitative analytical techniques and technology tools, has enabled Edge to assist it’s customers in improving operational performance and making investment decisions on capabilities with the best cost to mission benefits.”

Andrew Maner, Chief Executive Officer of NISC added, “The acquisition of Edge is a key milestone for NISC. Edge’s unwavering commitment to serving the front-line missions of their clients is unique in this market. Like NISC’s other companies, the people of Edge are working on the most important challenges to our Nation. We are eager to put the combined capabilities and special culture of NISC to work for all our partners and clients.

F. Chris Whitlock, Chief Executive Officer of Edge, said, “NISC is the perfect partner for Edge Consulting going forward. NISC allows Edge to maintain and expand our unique brand of consulting and culture. At the same time NISC’s companies provide the collective capabilities and capacity to significantly impact clients’ mission performance within the intelligence, defense and homeland security areas.”

Headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, NISC is a leading provider of information technology, information management, and technology and management consulting services to the U.S. intelligence community and other government agencies, including but not limited to, the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and Department of Energy. NISC has approximately 850 professionals, of which more than 55% hold security clearances with more than 60% of those at the TS/SCI level and higher. Companies included within NISC are Omen Inc (www.omeninc.com), IMC (www.infoman.com), TMS (www.tms-hq.com), and Edge Consulting (www.edgeconsulting.com).

DC Capital Partners, LLC, is a private equity firm with offices in Washington, DC, and Alexandria, VA, focused on investing primarily in the defense and government sectors.