CSC and Honeywell Form Alliance to Pursue U.S. Air Force Range Integration Contract
News Release -- June 21, 2010
FALLS CHURCH, Va., June 21 – CSC (NYSE: CSC) and Honeywell Technology Solutions Inc. (NYSE:HON) have established InSpace 21 LLC, a joint venture that is dedicated to providing integrated operations support to the U.S. Air Force space community. InSpace 21 is bidding on the Air Force’s upcoming Launch and Test Range System (LTRS) Integrated Support Contract (LISC). CSC has named Michael M. Maier, currently a vice president with the company, program manager of InSpace 21. He is responsible for its leadership and management.
LISC consolidates the existing operations and maintenance effort at the eastern and western launch ranges and the engineering and sustainment work at the Space and Missile Center into a single range support contract to improve efficiency and effectiveness. InSpace 21 offers extensive experience in range operations, maintenance, logistics, sustainment engineering and mission support services.
“CSC and Honeywell’s combined strengths offer the best possible team to provide a highly reliable, integrated solution that increases range availability, reduces sustainment costs and keeps our customers mission-ready,” said Alan Weakley, president of CSC North American Public Sector’s Applied Technology Group. “Under Mike’s proven leadership, we are confident that InSpace 21 can deliver proven innovative solutions to address the unique needs of the U.S. Air Force space community.”
“InSpace 21 brings together CSC’s expertise as the most experienced provider of range support services, and Honeywell’s unparalleled sustainment and engineering capabilities to offer best-in-class processes, practices and tools," said Vince Trim, president of Honeywell Technology Solutions Inc. “Our integrated solution will ensure access to space, total range safety and provide time certain delivery for the Air Force space community.”
Maier is the current vice president and general manager of Computer Sciences Raytheon (CSR), a joint venture between CSC and Raytheon Technical Services Company. CSR provides range technical services under the Eastern Range Technical Services contract to the U.S. Air Force 45th Space Wing. Maier holds a Bachelor of Science in computer information systems from Rollins College and is a senior member of the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers and a member of the American Meteorological Society.
For more information, please visit www.InSpace21.com.
Based in Phoenix, Arizona, Honeywell’s aerospace business is a leading global provider of integrated avionics, engines, systems and service solutions for aircraft manufacturers, airlines, business and general aviation, military, space and airport operations.
Honeywell International (www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell’s shares are traded on the New York, London, and Chicago Stock Exchanges. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit www.honeywellnow.com
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 system design and integration, information technology and business process outsourcing, applications software development, Web and application hosting, mission support and management consulting. The company has been recognized as a leader in the industry, including being named by FORTUNE Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies for Information Technology Services (2010). Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 94,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.1 billion for the 12 months ended April 2, 2010. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.csc.com.