Unisys to Compete for a Broad Range of Task Orders Worth up to $1 Billion
BLUE BELL, Pa., July 22, 2010 – The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) awarded a contract to Unisys (NYSE: UIS) to compete for task orders under the Total Application Services for Enterprise Requirements (TASER) contract for functional category 3 - Integration and Development services.
Under the indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract, Unisys will compete to provide integration and deployment support to NGA and support the agency’s consolidation to a site at Springfield, Va. TASER is the first prime services contract vehicle for Unisys at NGA.
The contract, capped at $1 billion over five years, supports NGA’s mission to provide timely, relevant and accurate geospatial intelligence in support of national security objectives.
Unisys is one of 13 companies awarded a TASER IDIQ contract in this functional area. The 13 companies will compete for task orders to provide a broad range of services including: integration and hosting of mission-critical systems and deployment of those systems to NGA facilities worldwide.
Unisys partners for TASER include: Praxis Engineering, Applied Signal Technology, Vekner Consulting, Tek Systems, Mach 1 Development and Pangia Technologies.
“We look forward to developing a strong working relationship with NGA in support of its essential mission of providing intelligence to support military and civilian objectives, as well as humanitarian efforts related to peacekeeping and tracking natural disasters,” said Jim Geiger, vice president and managing partner, Department of Defense, Unisys Federal Systems.
Unisys has more than 30 years of experience providing application modernization and outsourcing services supporting mission critical systems for governments, financial institutions, airlines and other commercial industries around the world.
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. In particular, under IDIQ contracts there is no guarantee that any contract recipient will be awarded any task order. Further, because agreements with government agencies are terminable before the end of their terms and are subject to the availability of appropriated funds there is no guarantee that any task orders will be awarded by the government or that any awarded task orders will continue for their full term. 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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