CSC Awarded $34 Million Contract Modification to Upgrade Training Simulation Technology

CSC Awarded $34 Million Contract Modification to Upgrade Training Simulation Technology

FALLS CHURCH, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The United States Army has awarded CSC (NYS: CSC) a firm fixed price (FFP) contract modification to upgrade a simulator-based flight and related aviation training device for the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence at Ft. Rucker, Ala. Awarded in the second quarter of CSC's 2013 fiscal year, the contract modification has a six-month base period and ten one-year options, for a total value of $34 million. The contract modifications were awarded under the Flight School XXI indefinite-delivery requirements contract, which CSC won in 2003.

Under the terms of the agreement, CSC will upgrade the Reconfigurable Collective Training Devices (RCTD) to more closely simulate the Block 2 model of the OH-58D aircraft and enhance the interoperability between new and existing technologies.


"Since the Reconfigurable Collective Training Devices reached full operational capability in 2007, the simulation technology has advanced and increased the fidelity of training," said Alan B. Weakley, vice president and general manager of CSC's North American Public Sector Defense Group. "These upgrades will allow the U.S. Army to conduct collective training missions, such as aviation exercises using the Block 2 configuration of the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior aircraft."

Under the Flight School XXI contract, CSC provides cost-effective simulation training in realistic combat environments that supplement the live aircraft experience. Students experience combat conditions in realistic environments on terrain that they will see in the future while learning to fly and fight.

The RCTD allows units to train collectively to most closely simulate the roles and responsibilities of each individual as they relate to the overall situation and includes 18 manned-modules that are representative of and can be reconfigured to U.S. Army aircraft, including the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior, AH-64D Apache, UH-60A/L Blackhawk and CH-47D Chinook.

About CSC's North American Public Sector

As a go-to partner for critical national programs, CSC offers thought leadership, specialized skills and innovative services in critical areas for government clients. Leveraging a global footprint in both private and public sectors, and experience gained from serving almost every U.S. government agency, CSC's North American Public Sector (NPS) brings innovative ideas and proven best practices to help the U.S. government meet mission-critical requirements. For more information about CSC's government solutions, visit www.csc.com/government.

About CSC

CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled business solutions and services. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 95,000 employees and reported revenue of $15.7 billion for the 12 months ended September 28, 2012. For more information, visit the company's website at www.csc.com.

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Nothing like a contract to upgrade renditions torture and inhumanity. I guess the government was happy with the results of crimes against humanity that CSC has committed and has decided to reward them for the great torturous business practices. It does not mater if the company is investigated for security fraud by the SEC. It does not matter if they fail clients and customers in North Carolina or NHS in the UK. You can always count on Government Handouts for Patriotic organizations that subvert our democratic process by lobbying Washington. From 2008 to 2010 while the US population was facing the worst economic crises, CSC spent 4 millon dollars in political lobbying and a result not only did not have to pay any taxes on profits of over 1.6 Billion dollars but received a tax refund of over $300 million dollars.Talk about corporate welfare state. These guys are a model. With lobbying money they receive over 35 % of annual sales from government contracts. That is one effective lobbying organization that can truly milk the tax payers. What a shame that our government continues to do business with crooks.

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