FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 9, 2012) - CGI Federal Inc. (CGI), a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc. (NYSE:GIB)(TSX:GIB.A), has been awarded a prime position on the Enhanced Army Global Logistics Enterprise (EAGLE) Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) program for logistics services in support of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command (ASC). The EAGLE requirements potential value is US$23 billion over five years.
The BOA enables CGI to submit proposals on task orders to deliver logistics services at Army Logistics Centers located at 73 Army installations worldwide. Services under the EAGLE program cover three primary logistics areas: Materiel maintenance, retail/wholesale supply, and transportation.
"For more than 20 years, CGI has delivered logistics services to support Army organizations, units and Soldiers worldwide," said Barb Fast, Major General, U.S. Army (Retired) and CGI Vice-President for Army & Defense Intelligence Programs. "This streamlined procurement approach is a new way for the Army to buy services, which is expected to reduce redundancies and increase the speed of acquisition. This is particularly important as clients face budget pressures and evolving logistics requirements based on the Army's drawdown overseas."
About CGI Federal Inc.
CGI Federal Inc. is a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc., dedicated to partnering with federal agencies to provide solutions for defense, civilian, and intelligence missions. Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is the sixth largest independent information technology and business process services firm in the world. With approximately 72,000 professionals located in offices and global delivery centers in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, CGI offers a comprehensive portfolio of services including high-end business and IT consulting, systems integration, application development and maintenance, infrastructure management as well as more than 100 proprietary solutions. Further to the recent completion of the Logica acquisition, CGI's annualized revenue is approximately $10.4 billion, with an estimated order backlog of approximately $17.7 billion, CGI's shares are listed on the NYSE (GIB) and the TSX (GIB.A) and are included in the FTSE4Good Index. Website: www.cgi.com/usfederal.
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