Navy maintains Aegis weapon systems with CSC software

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., 29 Sept. 2005. Computer Sciences Corp. announced today that it has been awarded a Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) contract to provide software and systems engineering support to the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division, in Virginia.

Sep 29th, 2005

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., 29 Sept. 2005. Computer Sciences Corp. announced today that it has been awarded a Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) contract to provide software and systems engineering support to the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division, in Virginia.

The contract could be worth $123 million if applied over its base period of three months and six option periods covering an additional five years.

Under the agreement, CSC will provide engineering, software and technology support to help the Navy maintain and certify the Aegis Weapon System, which is installed on more than 75 Navy surface vessels. CSC also will support the identification, development, implementation and evaluation of new technologies and architectures for future weapons systems.

"CSC is pleased to continue performing this complex and critical work for the U.S. Navy," said Aaron Fuller, president of CSC's Defense Mission, Engineering and Integration organization. "Our 25 years of experience supporting Aegis enable us to deliver superior results that help the Navy achieve key strategic goals."

In addition to the primary facility in Dahlgren, Va., support will be provided in Bath, Maine; Pascagoula, Miss.; Wallops Island, Va.; and Moorestown, N.J.

Founded in 1959, Computer Sciences Corporation is a leading global information technology (IT) services company. CSC's mission is to provide customers in industry and government with solutions crafted to meet their specific challenges and enable them to profit from the advanced use of technology.

With approximately 78,000 employees, CSC provides innovative solutions for customers around the world by applying leading technologies and CSC's own advanced capabilities. These include systems design and integration; IT and business process outsourcing; applications software development; Web and application hosting; and management consulting. Headquartered in El Segundo, Calif., CSC reported revenue of $14.3 billion for the 12 months ended July 1, 2005. For more information, see www.csc.com.

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