It also provides online ordering capability directly from the customer to the IN Center as well as total asset visibility of all inventory held in RHICS wherever it may be, from Japan to the Mediterranean.
RHICS provides the day-to-day operators the ability to submit a System Change Request (SCR) and/or ProgramTrouble Report (PTR) through the application.
The customer, ship or shore station, from the RHICS home page can request material from their supporting HAZMIN Center over the web.
In June 2001, Rota, Sigonella, and Naples were converted from the DOS HICS program and brought into RHICS beta production.
In October 2001, the RHICS production site was established in the Defense Enterprise Computing Center (DECC) Detachment Norfolk.
In November 2001, the RHICS Help Desk was established at Hazardous Minimization Project Office (HMPO-East) providing 24 by 6 coverage.
Since November, RHICS has expanded to include sites in Keflavik, Iceland; Yokosuka, Iwakuni, and Atsugi, Japan; Norfolk, Va.; Point Loma, Calif.; Mayport and Jacksonville, Fla.; and LaMaddalena, Italy.
Okinawa, Japan, using RHICS and sung all services on the island (Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marines).