CSC Wins Share of $14.5 Billion U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command Contract

Apr 12, 2001, 01:00 ET from Computer Sciences Corporation

    FALLS CHURCH, Va., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Computer Sciences Corporation
 (NYSE:   CSC) has been selected by the U.S. Navy as one of 21 vendors for a
 $14.5 billion contract to provide professional support services for the Naval
 Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and its affiliated directorates, program
 executive offices and field activities.
     The multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract
 includes provisions for competitive, fixed price and cost plus fixed fee task
 orders.  CSC estimates the value of the contract, which has an initial term of
 five years with two five-year options, to be $500 million over a 15-year
 period.
     Under the scope of the contract, CSC will provide engineering, logistics,
 program management and financial management services to support NAVSEA through
 all phases of ship and weapon systems life cycles, including technology
 development, concept exploration, design, specification development,
 construction/production, test and evaluation, certification, operation,
 maintenance, improvement/modernization, overhaul and refueling, salvage and
 disposal.
     "This newest award from NAVSEA is the latest in CSC's longstanding
 relationship with the U.S. Navy," said Thomas C. Robinson, president of CSC's
 Defense Group.  "The support services we will provide will help NAVSEA develop
 efficient management systems while reducing overall costs."
     Work will be performed by CSC's Defense Group and involve approximately
 250 scientists, engineers, logisticians and analysts working in support of the
 contract in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, Rhode
 Island, South Carolina, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, California,
 Tennessee, Kentucky and the District of Columbia.  Teaming with CSC are
 33 small businesses that will provide support in all areas of the contract.
     The Naval Sea Systems Command manages more than 130 acquisition programs,
 which are assigned to six affiliated Program Executive Officers (PEOs) and
 various Headquarters elements.  The command supports the U.S. Navy fleet in
 four shipyards, undersea and surface warfare centers, nine supervisors at
 major shipbuilding locations and headquarters, currently located in Crystal
 City, Arlington, VA.
 
     Computer Sciences Corporation, one of the world's leading consulting and
 information technology (IT) 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 68,000 employees in locations worldwide, CSC had revenues
 of $10.2 billion for the twelve months ended December 29, 2000.  It is
 headquartered in El Segundo, California.  For more information, visit the
 company's Web site at www.csc.com.
 
 

SOURCE Computer Sciences Corporation
    FALLS CHURCH, Va., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Computer Sciences Corporation
 (NYSE:   CSC) has been selected by the U.S. Navy as one of 21 vendors for a
 $14.5 billion contract to provide professional support services for the Naval
 Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and its affiliated directorates, program
 executive offices and field activities.
     The multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract
 includes provisions for competitive, fixed price and cost plus fixed fee task
 orders.  CSC estimates the value of the contract, which has an initial term of
 five years with two five-year options, to be $500 million over a 15-year
 period.
     Under the scope of the contract, CSC will provide engineering, logistics,
 program management and financial management services to support NAVSEA through
 all phases of ship and weapon systems life cycles, including technology
 development, concept exploration, design, specification development,
 construction/production, test and evaluation, certification, operation,
 maintenance, improvement/modernization, overhaul and refueling, salvage and
 disposal.
     "This newest award from NAVSEA is the latest in CSC's longstanding
 relationship with the U.S. Navy," said Thomas C. Robinson, president of CSC's
 Defense Group.  "The support services we will provide will help NAVSEA develop
 efficient management systems while reducing overall costs."
     Work will be performed by CSC's Defense Group and involve approximately
 250 scientists, engineers, logisticians and analysts working in support of the
 contract in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, Rhode
 Island, South Carolina, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, California,
 Tennessee, Kentucky and the District of Columbia.  Teaming with CSC are
 33 small businesses that will provide support in all areas of the contract.
     The Naval Sea Systems Command manages more than 130 acquisition programs,
 which are assigned to six affiliated Program Executive Officers (PEOs) and
 various Headquarters elements.  The command supports the U.S. Navy fleet in
 four shipyards, undersea and surface warfare centers, nine supervisors at
 major shipbuilding locations and headquarters, currently located in Crystal
 City, Arlington, VA.
 
     Computer Sciences Corporation, one of the world's leading consulting and
 information technology (IT) 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 68,000 employees in locations worldwide, CSC had revenues
 of $10.2 billion for the twelve months ended December 29, 2000.  It is
 headquartered in El Segundo, California.  For more information, visit the
 company's Web site at www.csc.com.
 
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