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Contract enables delivery of fast, wide-ranging, worldwide mission
FAIRFAX, VA, April 21 /CNW Telbec/ - 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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