Contractors to Start Transferring Vessels Abroad on Potential $1.5B Navy Contract

VSE Corp. and a team of contractors can now start working on a potential $1.5 billion foreign military sales contract with the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Technology reported. The contract, originally awarded in October 2011, has one base year worth $277 million and four one-year options. Team members include: American Systems BAE Systems Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) DRS Technologies General...

CSC Wins Spot on Potential $874M Navy UAS ISR Equipment IDIQ

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has won a position on a potential $874 million U.S. Navy contract to install and operate equipment for intelligence, reconnaissance and surveillance missions. The Defense Department said CSC will provide the ISR equipment for unmanned aerial systems under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple-award contract. CSC will compete for task orders to provide...

CSC Wins Potential $47M NASA Aircraft Contract Extension

Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE: CSC) won a potential $46.6 million NASA contract extension to provide aircraft maintenance and modification support, NASA announced Monday. The extension starts March 1 and has three base months and two three-month options. The cost-plus-award-fee base contract is worth $162.1 million and started Sept. 1, 2009. CSC will provide flight line, intermediate and depot...

CSC Names 27-Year IBM Veteran Mike Lawrie CEO

Mike Lawrie, CSC Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has appointed Mike Lawrie president and CEO, effective no later than March 31, CSC announced Tuesday. Lawrie, currently CEO of UK-based financial services software firm Misys, will also join CSC’s board of directors, effectively immediately. Lawrie will succeed Michael Laphen, who announced his plan to retire from CSC in October. CSC also appointed...

CSC Wins Potential $144M Contract to Support Navy Enterprise Network

The U.S. Navy has awarded Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) a $30,562,096 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract in support of Navy Cyber Forces’ operation and maintenance of the OCONUS Navy Enterprise Network outside the continental U.S. The contract contains options, which could bring the contract value to $144,674,426. CSC will provide theater service desk and field...

Forbes Raves About ‘Virginia Mecca’ of Defense Contractors

Forbes.com recently sought out to answer why northern Virginia has become the mecca for military contractors. The publication identifies the 1991 migration of General Dynamics from St. Louis to Falls Church, Va., as the start of a domino effect that has seen the majority of the 20 largest U.S. military contractors centralizing in the area. Then company Chairman William Anders cited a relatively obvious...

CSC Wins $86M DHS Order to Support Security/Emergency Comm System; Mike Gaffney Comments

Mike Gaffney, CSC The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) an estimated $86 million task order to support authorized national security emergency preparedness communications users. The task order has a one-year base period, three one-year options and one four-month option. IT was issued under the DHS Eagle contract.  CSC won a spot on the DHS Eagle in...

CSC/Raytheon JV Awarded $82M to Sustain Range, Launch Processing Systems

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Computer Sciences Raytheon an $81,909,249 contract to sustain critical range and launch processing systems at Patrick Air Force Base. The awardee is a joint venture between Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) The companies will support the 45th space wing and launch customers at Cape Canaveral Air Station. The award exercises an eastern...

CSC Wins $83M to Support Postal Service; Now Operates 9 of 15 Equipment Service Centers

The U.S. Postal Service has awarded Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) two contracts to provide management, operational and logistical support for its mail transport equipment service centers. The awards each have a three-year base and two two-year options with a combined value of $83 million. CSC will now operate nine of the 15 MTESCs in the U.S. CSC will provide program management, information systems...

CSC to Receive up to $1B to Expand Government System Capabilities Over 5 Years

  Jim Sheaffer, CSC Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has received a five-year contract extension worth around $1 billion to expand government system capabilities. CSC will also collect an upfront $277 payment in addition to the four base year and one option-year award. The terms extend a contract scheduled to expire in December 2011. “We are pleased we were able to reach an equitable agreement...