From: Computer Sciences Corporation
Posted: Thursday, October 31, 2002
Computer Sciences Corporation has been awarded a follow-on contract to continue supporting the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) with scientific, engineering, and technical assistance at the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) Joint Program Office (JPO). The contract, which includes a two-year base period and a one-year option, is valued at more than $270 million if all options are exercised.
Under the agreement, CSC will continue to assist the JPO in the execution of the GMD element of MDA's Ballistic Missile Defense System. Services to be provided under the program include acquisition and business management; systems engineering, testing and evaluation; program protection and site activation; and web engineering and information technology (IT) support.
"Our continued assistance will help the government achieve its goals of establishing a test bed by September 30, 2004," said Aaron Fuller, vice president and general manager of CSC's Advanced Missile Defense and Navy Marine Corps unit. "We look forward to providing program management and other services in support of mission-critical systems."
CSC and its subcontractors will perform the majority of the work in Washington, D.C., Huntsville, Ala., and Colorado Springs, Colo. Companies teaming with CSC on the effort include Science Applications International Corporation, of San Diego, Calif.; SYColeman, a division of L-3 Communications, of New York, N.Y.; COLSA, of Huntsville, Ala.; and a number of other firms in the Huntsville and Washington D.C. areas.
CSC, one of the world's leading consulting and information technology services firms, helps clients in industry and government achieve strategic and operational results through the use of technology. The company's success is based on its culture of working collaboratively with clients to develop innovative technology strategies and solutions that address specific business challenges.
Having guided clients through every major wave of change in information technology since 1959, CSC combines the newest technologies with its capabilities in consulting, systems design and integration, IT and business process outsourcing, applications software, and Web and application hosting to meet the individual needs of global corporations and organizations. With more than 66,000 employees in locations worldwide, CSC had revenues of $11.5 billion for the 12 months ended June 28, 2002. It is headquartered in El Segundo, Calif. For more information, visit the company's Web site at www.csc.com .
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