Naval Surface Warfare Center-Corona tech support deal to CSC

The Navy has awarded a five-year, $161 million contract to Computer Sciences Corp. to support the Naval Surface Warfare Center-Corona Division, the company has announced.

Specifically, CSC will provide program management and engineering services to assess the warfighting and capability of ships and aircraft, including the suitability of design, performance of equipment and weapons, and adequacy of training.

In addition, the company will provide project and financial management support, database and software maintenance, data conversion and other technical services for the Government Industry Data Exchange Program.

The Corona Division of the Naval Surface Warfare Center is the Navy's only independent analysis and assessment center. Its staff includes about 1,000 scientists, engineers and support staff and more than 800 contractors.

William Welsh is the deputy editor of Government Computer News' sister publication, Washington Technology.

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William Welsh is a freelance writer covering IT and defense technology.

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