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CSC WINS U.S. ARMY TECHNICAL SERVICES SUBCONTRACT
News Release -- February 17, 2009
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Feb. 17 -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that it will provide training, technical engineering and documentation services to the U.S. Army's Product Manager Joint-Automatic Identification Technology office under a subcontract with Savi Technology Inc., a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company. Savi Technology is one of four companies to be awarded the competitively bid indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)-III contract, which has a three-year base period and 12 one-year options. The total combined maximum ceiling value for all four firms is $428 million. This contract was awarded to CSC during the company's third quarter fiscal year 2009.
The RFID-III contract provides for ISO/IEC 18000-7:2008 compliant RFID hardware, software and documentation. Prime contractors will provide services including training, warranty and maintenance, technical engineering, and hardware and software delivery and installation.
"CSC is honored to support the Army and its tireless efforts to protect the American people and our coalition partners," said James W. Sheaffer, president of CSC's North American Public Sector line of business. "Through this contract, CSC will deliver innovative solutions while building on our expertise in the RFID technology field in logistics, total asset visibility and supply chain management."
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions & Services, Global Outsourcing Services and the North American Public Sector. CSC's advanced capabilities include systems design and integration, information technology and business process outsourcing, applications software development, Web and application hosting, mission support and management consulting. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 92,000 employees and reported revenue of $17.1 billion for the 12 months ended Jan. 2, 2009. For more information, visit the company's Web site at www.csc.com.