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CSC Wins $211 Million Air Force Contract to Provide Aviation Maintenance

02-21-2008 04:01 PM CET | IT, New Media & Software

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Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE: CSC) announced today that it has won an outsourcing contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide aviation maintenance support services for the 57th Maintenance Group at Nellis Air Force Base,Nevada. CSC estimates the value of the contract, which has a 15-month transition period, an eight-month base period and five one-year options, to be $211 million if all options are exercised.

Under the terms of the contract, CSC will provide personnel to manage and perform maintenance on U.S. Air Force aircraft, and components and equipment in support of the 57th Maintenance Group. CSC will also provide flying and maintenance scheduling, database management and analysis, centralized maintenance control and training for active duty 57th Maintenance Group members.

"CSC has a strong legacy of providing aviation maintenance support that spans the gamut from supersonic trainers to the Space Shuttle simulator aircraft," said James W. Sheaffer, president of CSC's North American Public Sector business unit. "We are delighted the Air Force will continue to count on us to provide the same level of service and deliver sound technical and operational results for the Air Force's most diverse maintenance group."

Teaming with CSC are M1 Support Services, of Fort Worth, Texas; Opportunity Village, of Las Vegas, Nev.; and Trailboss Government Services, of Anchorage, Alaska.

Nellis is a member of the United States Air Force's Air Combat Command and home of the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center. With five Wings and more than 150 aircraft, the Warfare Center is responsible for advanced combat training, tactics development and operational testing.

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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 91,000 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. CSC reported revenue of $16.1 billion for the 12 months ended Dec. 28, 2007. For more information, visit the company's Web site at http://www.csc.com.

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