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Accenture Awarded $25 Million U.S. Navy Contract for Space Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Accenture Awarded $25 Million U.S. Navy Contract for Space Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific07:00 EDT Thursday, October 18, 2012 ARLINGTON, Va. (Business Wire) -- The U.S. Department of the Navy has awarded Accenture Federal Services a $25 million contract, as part of an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract, to provide command, control, communications, computers and intelligence systems engineering support. The IDIQ has a three-year base contracting period with a two-year option. Accenture will provide program management and engineering services support primarily to the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific) in San Diego, CA. SSC Pacific is the Navy's research, development, testing and evaluation, engineering and fleet support center for command, control and communications systems and ocean surveillance. The potential value of this contract is $43 million. Engineering support will include command and intelligence systems analysis, concept definition, system development and design for implementation, integration and upgrades. “SSC transforms ships, aircraft and vehicles into an integrated battle force, sharing information that is critical to mission success. Working with our clients, Accenture implements innovative solutions that help improve or enhance operational performance,” said Vince Vlasho, who leads Accenture's work with the U.S. Navy. Accenture's federal business serves every cabinet-level department and 20 of the largest federal organizations. The U.S. federal portfolio spans across clients in civilian, defense, intelligence and public safety agencies. Learn more about Accenture's global defense work, from Insights to Outcomes, its work with federal agencies and Delivering Public Service for the Future. About AccentureAccenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with 257,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world's most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$27.9 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2012. Its home page is www.accenture.com. AccentureJoanne Veto, + 703-947-2590+ 703-963-4212 (mobile)joanne.m.veto@accenture.com