CGI awarded $89M U.S. military contract

U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command to contract CGI Federal for system and software engineering.

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by Design Engineering Staff

CGI Federal Inc. (CGI), a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of Montreal-based CGI Group Inc. has been awarded a US$89.4 million contract for system and software engineering support services by the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM), Fires Software Engineering Division (FSED). The contract has a one-year base with one, one-year option period.

CECOM is one of the Army’s Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) capabilities provider. A subordinate of the Army Materiel Command, CECOM and its strategic partners are members of the new Materiel Enterprise, providing C4ISR systems and sustainment to Army forces through the Army Force Generation process.

Under the contract, CGI will provide C4ISR support across the lifecycle of artillery support systems, including software development and fielding. Work will be primarily performed at CGI’s Systems Engineering Center of Excellence in Lawton/ Fort Sill, Okla., which provides U.S. defense clients with services such as information security, training, simulation and quality-control.