CSC wins Homeland contract modification

Computer Sciences Corp. won a $200 million contract modification from the Homeland Security Department to provide wireless priority service as part of the agency's national emergency communications system, the company said today.

The original contract, announced March 3, was worth $81 million. The contract modification, for two years with three one-year options, makes the total value about $281 million if all options are exercised.

CSC will design, develop and deploy a wireless priority service based on code division multiple-access technology, a wireless communications standard. The modification was awarded under two Homeland Security Department programs for improving national security and emergency preparedness telecommunications in the event of disasters.

The programs offer priority treatment and enhanced routing unavailable to regular telecommunications traffic.

CSC, an IT services company headquartered in El Segundo, Calif., employs approximately 90,000 workers and had revenue of $13.8 billion for the fiscal year ended Jan. 4, 2004. The company is No. 3 on Washington Technology's 2004 Top 100 list of federal contractors, ranked according to their prime IT contracting revenue.


Reader Comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

What is your e-mail address?

My e-mail address is:

Do you have a password?

Forgot your password? Click here
close

Trending

  • VIDEO: Explore the 2019 M&A Trends

    Editor Nick Wakeman interviews Kevin DeSanto of the investment bank KippsDeSanto about the highlights of their annual M&A survey and trends driving acquisitions in the federal space. Read More

  • PROJECT 38 PODCAST

    In our latest Project 38 Podcast, editor Nick Wakeman and senior staff writer Ross Wilkers discuss the major news events so far in 2019 and what major trends are on the horizon. Read More

contracts DB

Washington Technology Daily

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.