Unisys Awarded Five-Year Agreement with Potential Value of up to $345 Million with U.S. Department of Defense's Counterintelligence Field ActivityBLUE BELL, Pa. --(Business Wire)-- April 7, 2004 --
First Task Order Valued at Approximately $11 Million
Unisys Corporation (NYSE:UIS) has been awarded a five-year blanket task order for the U.S. Department of Defense's Counterintelligence Field Activity (CIFA), the department's primary counterintelligence coordinating body. Under the first task order, valued at approximately $11 million, Unisys will manage the delivery and installation of technology, as well as the implementation of processes, for CIFA's technology infrastructure. CIFA has advised Unisys that it estimates that the Defense Department may order up to a total of $345 million of products and services under this blanket task order over the five-year term.
The blanket task order was awarded to Unisys under the ENCORE contract vehicle. ENCORE is a government-wide acquisition contract program designed to support the global integration efforts of the U.S. Department of Defense, other federal agencies and state and local governments. Unisys is one of nine companies qualified to bid on contracts under ENCORE.
The Department of Defense is faced with a tremendous challenge -- working to make sense of massive amounts of data from disparate sources to identify and respond to security threats, said Rick Rosenburg, managing partner, defense, Unisys U.S. Federal Government Group. This award underscores the breadth and depth of our technology and services, and highlights our ability to help clients see across organizational and technological boundaries.
CIFA's mission is to develop a system that integrates all counterintelligence activities of the U.S. military services, defense agencies, joint staff and combatant commands.
The new technology and processes under the first task order will provide data processing and storage resources, systems consolidation, e-government technology and methods, communications systems integration and strategic planning capabilities. Unisys also will provide engineering and implementation support services, including technical planning, technology assessment services, architectural assessment, systems design and implementation, just-in-time delivery and staging and configuration services.
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Forward Looking Statements
Any statements contained in this release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All forward-looking statements rely on assumptions and are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations. The blanket task order is an unfunded ordering vehicle under which the government may place funded orders as it identifies requirements and available funding. The estimated potential total value of $345 million is based on the government's current view of its future needs. The government is under no obligation to place any orders under the blanket task order. Therefore, the estimated value is not guaranteed. Further, because contracts with government agencies are terminable by agencies before the end of their terms and are subject to the availability of appropriated funds any task order values in this release are not guaranteed. Additional discussion of factors that could affect Unisys future results is contained in periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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