CSC wins Ballistic Missile Defense contract extension
- By Gail Repsher Emery
- Jan 17, 2002
Computer Sciences Corp. of El Segundo, Calif., won a 14-month contract extension with the Missile Defense Agency to continue providing scientific, engineering and technical assistance to the agency's headquarters in Arlington, Va., the company announced Jan. 17.
The extension adds $59 million in value to CSC's previous 14-month, $30 million agreement.
CSC will provide day-to-day systems engineering, acquisition, technology, multimedia and administrative support to the agency in the development, testing and acquisition of the Ballistic Missile Defense System. The company has supported the agency, formerly called the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, since 1988.
Approximately 300 engineers, analysts, acquisition specialists, computer engineers and administrative personnel from CSC's joint missile and air defense business organization will support the contract.
The Missile Defense Agency's mission includes the planning, definition and assessment of the Ballistic Missile Defense System through acquisition planning, system capability analysis, definition and validation, technology planning and evaluation and the development of key block decision points.
CSC's team includes 22 subcontractors, including Scientific Applications International Corp. of San Diego, Coleman Research Corp. of Fairfax, Va., National Institute for Public Policy of Fairfax; and Paradigm Technologies Inc. of Arlington.