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CSC Wins $20 Million Contract to Support Navy's E-2C Hawkeye.

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ --

Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE: CSC) has won a contract with the U.S. Navy Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SPAWAR) to provide software engineering support services for the Navy's E-2C Hawkeye aircraft at the center's facility in San Diego, Calif. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract is valued at more than $20 million if all options are exercised over a five-year period.

The company will provide engineering support services for the E-2C Airborne Tactical Data System, including software development and life cycle maintenance, as well as hardware design, integration, prototyping and evaluation.

"CSC is proud to support such a mission-critical platform, and we're pleased to continue our long-standing relationship with the U.S. Navy," said Aaron Fuller, vice president and general manager of CSC's Navy/Marine Corps and Missile Defense business unit.

Approximately 15 software engineers, computer specialists, quality assurance personnel and technical documentation specialists from CSC's Defense Group will perform the work called for in the contract at CSC's Naval Information Systems Center in San Diego and at the SPAWAR Systems Center site.

The mission of the Navy's E-2C Hawkeye aircraft is to provide all weather airborne early warning and command and control functions for the carrier battle group. Missions include strike and interceptor control, surface surveillance coordination, search and rescue guidance and communications relay.

Teaming with CSC is San Diego-based Digital Wizards, Inc., which provides technical and engineering experience relative to tactical data links and various interfacing subsystems.

About CSC

Computer Sciences Corporation, one of the world's leading consulting and IT services firms, helps clients in industry and government achieve strategic and operational results through the use of technology. The company's success is based on its culture of working collaboratively with clients to develop innovative technology strategies and solutions that address specific business challenges.

Having guided clients through every major wave of change in information technology since 1959, CSC combines the newest technologies with its capabilities in consulting, systems design and integration, IT and business process outsourcing, applications software, and Web and application hosting to meet the individual needs of global corporations and organizations. With nearly 68,000 employees in locations worldwide, CSC had revenues of $10.8 billion for the 12 months ended June 29, 2001. It is headquartered in El Segundo, Calif. For more information, visit the company's Web site at
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