CSC on Winning Team for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Contract
News Release -- November 03, 2010
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Nov. 3 – CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that it is part of a team led by Riverside Technology, inc., that was awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide scientific and technical support services to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The Riverside-led team was one of three teams awarded the IDIQ contract, which has a five-year period of performance and an estimated total value of $550 million for all firms.
Under the terms of the IDIQ contract, the Riverside team will compete for task orders to provide scientific, engineering and technical support services for studies, assessments, systems development, modeling, data management, visualization, outreach and administrative support.
“This contract will allow all NOAA offices to quickly access research, engineering and scientific expertise from the private sector to support their collective missions and address both short and long term events that NOAA forecasts, from tornados to climate change,” said James W. Sheaffer, president of CSC’s North American Public Sector. “Through this IDIQ contract, we will provide critical pieces of the research and analysis that help NOAA protect citizens from life-threatening events, as well as manage the complexities and challenges of our changing climate.”
NOAA is a scientific agency whose mission is to understand and predict changes in the Earth’s environment and conserve and manage coastal and marine resources to meet our nation’s economic, social and environmental needs.
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. 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 95,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.2 billion for the 12 months ended July 2, 2010. For more information, visit the company's website at www.csc.com.