CSC RECEIVES $226 MILLION TASK ORDER FROM U.S. ARMY FOR ENGINEERING AND TECHNICAL SUPPORT SERVICES
News Release -- May 11, 2009
FALLS CHURCH, Va., May 11 -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that the U.S. Army has awarded the company a task order to provide systems engineering, technical and program support for the Project Manager, Defense Communications and Army Transmission Systems (PM DCATS). The task order was awarded under the Strategic Services Sourcing 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.
PM DCATS 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 broad range of support services, including project and technical management; research, design and development; systems engineering; and training. CSC will support a range of PM DCATS projects at various locations worldwide, such as the continental United States, Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Germany and Korea.
"CSC is pleased to extend our long-standing partnership with PM DCATS by supporting its expanding role to provide communications solutions to the Department of Defense, combatant commanders and various government agencies," said Austin Yerks, president of CSC's North American Public Sector Defense Group. "CSC supports a broad range of PM DCATS projects, providing cost effective solutions and optimal responsiveness."
Teaming with CSC is General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies, of Newton, N.C.
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.