The US Missile Defense Agency (mda) has awarded an indefinite-delivery / indefinite-quantity contract to CSC, one of five firms to receive contracts, for engineering and test support services.

The contract has a five-year period of performance and an estimated total value of $1.6bn.

Under the terms of the contract, CSC will compete for task orders to provide engineering and test directorates and services in support of the Ballistic Missile Defense System.

Work will be carried out at the company’s facilities in the US states of Alabama, Colorado, California, Virginia and Washington, DC.

The Missile Defense Agency aims to deliver unified and integrated engineering and support services for the Ballistic Missile Defense System.