CSC Wins $169 Million Navy Task Order to Support Littoral Combat Ship Acquisition Program
News Release -- November 16, 2009
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Nov. 16 -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that the U.S. Navy has awarded the company a task order to support the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Program Office, PMS 501. The task order, which has a one-year base period and four one-year options, has an estimated total five-year value of $169 million. The task order was awarded under the SeaPort Enhanced indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, which was originally awarded to CSC in April 2004.
Under the terms of the task order, CSC will provide program, business and financial management; systems and life cycle engineering and support; and production planning for LCS seaframes and combat systems currently under construction by Lockheed Martin and General Dynamics. Services will support the LCS Program Office, PMS 501's mission to develop, build and test littoral combat ships, which are small, maneuverable surface combatants intended for operations close to shore.
"CSC is proud to deliver value to the nation and the warfighter through responsive, effective support of this critical acquisition program," said Austin Yerks, president of CSC's North American Public Sector Defense Group. "We stand ready to support the continuing transformation of the Navy's surface combatant fleet to meet the challenges of the 21st century."
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions and Services, the Managed Services Sector 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 $16.2 billion for the 12 months ended July 3, 2009. For more information, visit the company's Web site at www.csc.com.