Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Computer Sciences Receives $226 Million Army Task Order

Computer Sciences Corp. said that the U.S. Army has awarded the company a task order worth as much as $226 million to provide systems engineering, technical and program support.

The task order was awarded under contract vehicle originally awarded to CSC in March 2006, and has a one-year base period and two one-year options, bringing the estimated total three-year task order value to $226 million. This task order was awarded to CSC during the company's fourth quarter fiscal year 2009.

CSC sad that the department awarding the contract provides the Department of Defense with communications transmission systems such as satellite, wireless, fiber optic and microwave.

Under the terms of the task order, CSC will provide a range of support services, including project and technical management, research, design and development, systems engineering and training. CSC will support a range of projects at various locations worldwide, such as the continental United States, Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Germany and Korea.

Falls Church, Virginia-based Computer Sciences' capabilities include systems design and integration, information technology and business process outsourcing, applications software development, web and application hosting, mission support and management consulting.

The company has around 92,000 employees and reported revenue of $17.1 billion for the 12 months ended January 2.

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