EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 6 -- Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE:CSC) today announced that the Eagle Alliance, a CSC-led joint venture, has received notification from the National Security Agency (NSA) of its intent to exercise the three-year option on the Groundbreaker contract. This option, with an expected value of $528 million, was included in the originally announced award value of Groundbreaker in July 2001. The option will extend Eagle Alliance's performance on the program through September 30, 2011.
Under the agreement, the Eagle Alliance and its teammates will continue providing secure information technology infrastructure for the NSA. The scope of the effort includes secure and non-secure telephony and network services, distributed computing services, and enterprise and security management at the NSA headquarters and its surrounding offices.