CSC Selected to Support FAA Nextgen Initiative
News Release -- November 22, 2010
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Nov. 22 – CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that it is a member of two teams awarded contracts under the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) System Engineering 2020 (SE2020) program. This program is part of the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) initiative to modernize the national airspace system.
SE2020 comprises a series of task orders to provide mission analysis, research, development, prototyping and flight demonstration of solutions. Contractors will conduct concept development work across all dimensions of air traffic control, including ground systems, avionics, aircraft, air traffic control rules and procedures, safety and security, environmental and standards for the FAA. The FAA anticipates that 30 percent of this program’s work will be done at the the William J. Hughes Technical Center in Egg Harbor, N.J., where CSC currently works on other FAA contracts.
“For more than 35 years, CSC has been an innovative and trusted partner to the FAA, developing and implementing solutions that reduce flight delays, improve air traffic safety and integrate new air traffic control management technology,” said Mike Gaffney, president of CSC's North American Public Sector Civil and Government Health Services Group. “CSC brings expertise in air traffic and traffic flow management, as well as our NexSim simulation and training technology for research and development in the areas of air space use and design.”
CSC is part of two teams awarded contracts under the SE2020 program – one led by ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT) and the other by Metron Aviation.
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 October 1, 2010. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.csc.com.