CSC Wins Transportation and Infrastructure Systems Contract
News Release -- May 24, 2012
FALLS CHURCH, Va., May 24 – CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that it is one of six prime contractors awarded a Traffic Management Infrastructure Systems program contract by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center. This indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract, which was awarded during CSC’s fiscal 2012 third quarter, has a five-year performance period and a Not-to-Exceed value of $450 million for all six prime contracts.
Under the terms of the contract, CSC will compete for task orders to develop research and test the Federal Aviation Administration’s NextGen applications and concepts for programs such as the Continuous Lower Energy, Emissions and Noise and the Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative. These programs are aimed at reducing fuel consumption, emissions and noise for the aviation industry in an effort to reduce impact on the environment and explore alternative fuel sources.
“For more than a decade, CSC has worked with the Volpe Center to research and develop safe and eco-friendly technologies that address the nation’s air traffic challenges,” said Mike Gaffney, president of CSC’s North American Public Sector Civil Group. “The systems we developed have contributed to fewer flight delays, lower fuel consumption and a reduced workload for air traffic controllers.”
The Volpe Center is the United States’ leading Transportation Research and Development Center, and is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (U.S. DOT), Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA). Its work is performed for the U.S. DOT and other federal, state, local and international agencies and entities.
About CSC’s North American Public Sector
As a go-to partner for critical national programs, CSC offers thought leadership, specialized skills and innovative services in critical areas for government clients. Leveraging a global footprint in both private and public sectors, and experience gained from serving almost every U.S. government agency, CSC’s North American Public Sector (NPS) brings innovative ideas and proven best practices to help the U.S. government meet mission-critical requirements. For more information about CSC’s government solutions, visit www.csc.com/government.
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled business solutions and services. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 98,000 employees and reported revenue of $15.9 billion for the 12 months ended March 30, 2012. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.csc.com.