Strategic command awards support contract
- By Dawn S. Onley
- Jul 27, 2004
The Air Force has hired Computer Sciences Corp. under a $58.6 million procurement contract to provide IT infrastructure to support the mission of the United States Strategic Command at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.
The cost-plus contract calls for the procurement of operational, maintenance, logistical, systems engineering, integration and configuration management of the IT infrastructure at USSTRATCOM.
The contract includes a two-month phase-in period, a one-year base performance period, and nine one-year options.
The infrastructure supports office automation capabilities and mission applications and also includes standalone systems for unique mission requirements, video teleconferencing, and wireless devices such as remote access laptops and personal digital assistants.
The mission of USSTRATCOM is to provide operational space support, integrated missile defense, global command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, and specialized planning expertise to the joint warfighter, according to a military news release.