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CSC Awarded Department of Defense Biometrics Contract
Date:2/4/2009

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that it is one of 12 contractors awarded a Biometrics Operations and Support Services Unrestricted contract by the Department of Defense's U.S. Army Biometrics Task Force (BTF). The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract covers a broad range of services, solutions and task orders to meet the mission needs of BTF business and program units. The contract has a three-year base period and two one-year options with an estimated total maximum ceiling value of $497 million for all firms. This contract was awarded to CSC during the company's fiscal 2009 third quarter.

Under the terms of the agreement, CSC will compete for task orders to provide a broad range of biometrics services, technical and management expertise, and solution-related enabling products. The contract is divided into the following functional categories: management support services; infrastructure procurement; design, development, implementation and integration; operations and maintenance; studies and analysis; advanced technology analysis and demonstration; and test and evaluation. Specific requirements will be further identified and defined at the task-order level.

"Through this IDIQ contract, CSC looks forward to building on its strong history of proven results and innovative solutions in the biometrics field," said James W. Sheaffer, president of CSC's North American Public Sector line of business. "We are proud to apply the knowledge and expertise gained from our extensive research efforts and previous work with the Department of Defense Biometric Task Force to help support their mission to safeguard America and its allies from serious threats."

CSC's current contract work for the BTF includes information technology infrastructure support; product evaluations; biometric technology and application research; standards requirements and conformance testing; program management; and educational outreach. CSC's biometrics expertise and capabilities include facilities and support resources in the Washington, D.C., and Clarksburg, W.Va. areas; and an extensive nationwide and global network of skilled personnel and resources supporting virtually every U.S. federal agency worldwide.

The CSC team, comprised of small and large businesses, subject matter experts and research institutions, covers a breadth of functional areas to meet the department's mission requirements. For a complete list of CSC's team members, please visit http://www.csc.com/identitymanagement.

About CSC

CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions & Services, Global Outsourcing Services and the North American Public Sector. CSC's advanced capabilities include systems design and integration, information technology and business process outsourcing, applications software development, Web and application hosting, mission support and management consulting. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 91,000 employees and reported revenue of $17.3 billion for the 12 months ended Oct. 3, 2008. For more information, visit the company's Web site at http://www.csc.com/.


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