US Agrees To Pay $277M To Settle CSC's Contract Claims

Law360, New York (August 24, 2011, 1:51 PM EDT) -- Computer Sciences Corp. said Wednesday that the federal government had agreed in principle to pay $277 million to resolve contract claims pending before the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals.

The proposed settlement, which the government and CSC still need to definitively approve, also includes a five-year extension on the contract at issue for an estimated value of $1 billion, with the fifth year an option year, CSC said. The contract, which is for undisclosed systems with the military, had been set to expire in December,...
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