CSC Selected to Provide Air Traffic Control Simulation Training Systems to Universities
News Release -- June 28, 2010
FALLS CHURCH, Va., June 28 – CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that four additional universities have selected its NexSim™ Radar and Tower air traffic control simulation training systems to support the initial training and development of next generation Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) air traffic controllers.
CSC will expand its support for university aviation training programs by providing a total of 12 NexSim™ Radar and two NexSim™ Tower simulators to Miami Dade College, Miami, Fla.; Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, N.M.; University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, Md.; and Oklahoma University, Norman, Okla. CSC’s NexSim technology simulates real operational environments found in today’s busiest terminal and en-route radar facilities.
CSC currently provides NexSim aviation training technology to Aims College, Greeley, Colo.; Elisabeth City State University, Elisabeth City, N.C.; Kent State University, Kent, Ohio; Mount San Antonio College, Walnut, Calif.; Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Fla.; Green River Community College, Auburn, Wash.; and the University of Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska.
“CSC is proud to continue its support of the next generation of FAA air traffic controllers,” said Mike Gaffney, president of CSC’s North American Public Sector Civil and Health Services Group. “The adoption of our NexSim technology by leading academic institutions confirms CSC’s leadership in the aviation training industry.”
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.