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CSC Wins Contract to Support Missile Defense Agency

Originally published November 21, 2005

Computer Sciences Corp. recently announced that it has been awarded a contract to continue supporting the Department of Defense's Missile Defense Agency (MDA) with scientific, engineering and technical assistance at the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) Joint Program Office (JPO). CSC estimates the value of the award, which has a 15-month base period and two six-month options, to be approximately $243 million if all options are exercised.
  
The new agreement follows and is incremental to a three-year contract signed with the MDA in 2002 under which CSC provides similar services.
 
Under the terms of the new agreement, CSC will continue to assist the JPO in executing the GMD element of the MDA's Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS), which is designed to intercept and destroy enemy ballistic missiles.Specific services include program, acquisition and business management; systems engineering; testing and evaluation; program protection; operational status reporting; and site activation.

This BeyeNETWORK news item contains information from a recent press release by the company mentioned.