Computer Sciences wins $75 million contract

AP News
Posted: Nov 16, 2009 1:10 PM

Computer Sciences Corp., an information technology services company, said Monday it has won a $75 million subcontract from Lockheed Martin Corp. to provide data center support.

Computer Sciences said it will operate a Baltimore facility for the U.S. Census Bureau, processing more than 65 million filings related to the 2010 census over a 15-month period.

The company said it will hire 2,500 contract employees to help with the work, including hires at its subcontractors.

Computer Sciences shares rose $1.03 to $54.99 in afternoon trading.