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PRC WINS CONTRACT WORTH UP TO $2.5 BILLION

 PRC WINS CONTRACT WORTH UP TO $2.5 BILLION
 MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- PRC today announced that it


has been awarded the Super-Mini-Computer procurement (AFCAC 300), a nine-year contract with a total potential value of $2.5 billion.
 "We're absolutely thrilled to win this contract," said Jim Leto, executive vice president of PRC. "It once again demonstrates our leadership in open systems integration.
 "We've worked for this a long time and everyone here is excited and ready to start working on it right away."
 The Super-Mini contract is the procurement vehicle for the Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and Defense Logistics Agency to acquire mini-computer systems for a variety of operations, including office automation, data base management systems (DBMS) and engineering applications. Government civilian agencies may also use the contract for procuring their mini-computer systems.
 In addition, the contract provides for PRC to supply a full range of systems integration and support services.
 The Super-Mini-Computer contract is one of the largest indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) procurements ever awarded by the U.S. Department of Defense. It specifies five years for the procurement of hardware and software, plus an additional four years for maintenance and support services.
 PRC is the prime contractor with major teaming partners including Hewlett-Packard for the super-minis, network servers and communications; Oracle Corporation and Uniplex as primary software providers; and Everex for basic and advanced workstations.
 This contract is a major vehicle for the acquisition of standards-based Unix open systems.
 Headquartered in McLean, PRC provides information systems and services to government and commercial clients worldwide. With revenues of approximately $700 million, PRC employs 7,200 people working in over 200 offices.
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 /CONTACT: Chuck Taylor of PRC, 703-556-2749/ CO: PRC ST: Virginia IN: CPR SU: CON


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