The US Army has awarded Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) a $226m contract to supply systems engineering, technical and programme support for the project manager of defence communications and army transmission systems (PM DCATS).

The order, originally awarded to CSC in March 2006 under the strategic services sourcing contract vehicle, has a one-year base period and two one-year options.

PM DCATS supplies the US Department of Defense with communications transmission systems such as satellite, wireless, fibre optic and microwave.

CSC will support PM DCATS projects in continental US, Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Germany and Korea.