CSC’s Jim Sheaffer Comments on Firm’s Work on Air Force Upgrades

Jim Sheaffer

CSC (NYSE:CSC) has successfully launched the second of three pilots under Release 1 of the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Combat Support System.

ECSS is a Enterprise Resource Planning program supporting upgrade the Air Force’s global logistics capabilities.

According to the firm, “this pilot delivers base equipment management capabilities to Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., and five supporting Air Force organizations. The first pilot, which was deployed in July 2010, supports vehicle maintenance and tool control at Hanscom and several other supporting sites. The third pilot, which is in development and on schedule to begin testing this month, will enable base-level materiel management capabilities.”

“We are pleased with ECSS’ solid, steady progress against expectations, and see that continuing through Release 1, ” said James W. Sheaffer, president of CSC’s North American Public Sector line of business. “CSC is proud to support the Air Force’s modernization efforts by addressing complex supply chain requirements with interoperable and agile solutions that enable faster and more effective decision making.”

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