CGI to Support Border Service in Kyrgyzstan
The U.S. Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization (DITCO) has awarded Oberon, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CGI Federal Inc. (CGI) (NYSE: GIB; TSX: GIB.A), a US$28 million dollar contract to support the Kyrgyzstan Border Service.
Under the five-year, cost-plus-fixed-fee prime contract, the company will support the Kyrgyzstan Border Service’s efforts to better coordinate control of their border as well as provide information technology support to the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command’s (CECOM) counter narcotics efforts.
“We are proud to be chosen for this work,” said George Schindler, President, CGI Federal. “Providing a strategic information sharing communication system that is robust and reliable will help the Border Service secure Kyrgyzstan’s borders against transnational threats.”
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 September 30, 2010, CGI's revenue was C$3.7 billion and its order backlog was C$13.3 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.
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