CSC Wins $20 Million Navy Hawkeye Deal
- By Gail Repsher Emery
- Oct 15, 2001
Computer Sciences Corp. of El Segundo, Calif., has won a contract with the Navy Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center to provide software engineering support services for the Navy's E-2C Hawkeye aircraft, the company announced Oct. 15.
The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract is valued at more than $20 million if all options are exercised over five years.
CSC will provide engineering support services for the E-2C Airborne Tactical Data System, including software development and life-cycle maintenance, as well as hardware design, integration, prototyping and evaluation.
Approximately 15 software engineers, computer specialists, quality assurance personnel and technical documentation specialists from CSC's Defense Group will perform the work at the company's Naval Information Systems Center and at the SPAWAR Systems Center site, both in San Diego.
The Navy's E-2C Hawkeye aircraft provides all-weather airborne early warning and command and control functions for the carrier battle group. Missions include strike and interceptor control, surface surveillance coordination, search and rescue guidance and communications relay.
Teaming with CSC is Digital Wizards Inc. of San Diego, which will provide technical and engineering expertise.