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 2006.
Work will include engineering, planning, implementation, communications and operations support for the National Communications System priority services, including the Government Emergency Telecommunications Service and Wireless Priority Service.
“CSC is proud to support the Department of Homeland Security’s efforts to ensure emergency access and priority processing to authorized national security, emergency preparedness communications users, ” said Mike Gaffney, president of CSC’s civil group. “CSC will provide reliable priority telecommunications in support of the overall safety of the nation, especially in emergencies, crises and times of war.”