CGI Awarded Prime Contract on Multiple-Award ID/IQ with US$2.5 Billion Program Ceiling by the U.S. Army Forces Command
Contract enables delivery of fast, wide-ranging, worldwide mission support
The U.S. Army Mission & Installation Contracting Command, Center-McPherson has awarded Stanley Associates, Inc. (Stanley), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CGI Federal Inc. (CGI) (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A), an Operations, Planning, Training and Resource Support Services (OPTARSS II) prime contract with a one-year base and four, one-year option periods.
OPTARSS II is a master, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) multiple award task order contract supporting the OPTARSS II program with a ceiling of US$2.5 billion. The contract is a key vehicle for the U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) and may be utilized by other Army and Department of Defense (DoD) clients in the U.S. and overseas.
“We are proud to be selected to provide the flexible, comprehensive, responsive services that the Army needs to maintain readiness and best support our warfighters—whenever and wherever it is needed,” said George Schindler, President, CGI Federal. “With OPTARSS II, we also now have a contract vehicle that enables us to continue to expand our training and operations support across the Army and DoD.”
Under the contract, CGI will provide a range of support services across eight primary military operations areas: operational planning, training, modeling and simulation, flight operations, mobilization planning and execution, deployment operations, force protection program, and transformation.
About CGI Federal Inc.
CGI Federal Inc. is a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc., dedicated to partnering with federal agencies to provide solutions for defense and civilian missions. Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is one of the largest independent information technology and business process services firms in the world. CGI and its affiliated companies employ approximately 31,000 professionals. CGI provides end-to-end IT and business process services to clients worldwide from offices and centers of excellence in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific. As at December 31, 2010, CGI's annualized revenue was approximately C$4.5 billion and its order backlog was C$13.1 billion. CGI shares are listed on the NYSE (GIB) and the TSX (GIB.A) and are included in both the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Index. Website: www.cgi.com/usfederal.
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