CGI to deliver Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance (ISR) and Information Operations (IO) support to the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command
Multiple-award US$77.78 million ceiling ID/IQ supports ocean surveillance systems
The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific) has awarded CGI Federal Inc. (CGI), a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A), a prime position on the indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ), multiple-award contract for Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance (ISR) and Information Operations (IO) in support of ocean surveillance systems. The ID/IQ has a three-year base value of US$46.68 million as well as one, two-year option which brings the potential contract value to US$77.78 million. CGI is one of five awardees that will compete for task orders on the vehicle.
Under the vehicle, CGI will provide a range of services, including systems engineering, software development, research, and test & evaluation in support of software and hardware for emerging technologies, system security architecture, and Command, Control, Communications,
Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems.
“CGI is proud to support critical multi-service military intelligence missions through this new contract vehicle,” said Amy Bleken, Senior Vice-President, CGI. “We have a long history of support to SPAWAR, so we look forward to building on our partnership to continuously improve service to the warfighter.”
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, civilian, and intelligence missions. Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is one of the largest independent information technology and business process services firms in the world. CGI provides end-to-end IT and business process services to clients worldwide with approximately 31,000 professionals located in offices and centres of excellence in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific. As at December 31, 2011, CGI's annualized revenue was approximately $4.1 billion and its order backlog was approximately $13.6 billion. CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB) and are included in both the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Index. Website: www.cgi.com/usfederal.
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