GSA awards $1.5B in smart card contracts

The General Services Administration today awarded five governmentwide smart

card contracts worth a maximum of $1.5 billion over 10 years.

GSA awarded its Smart Access Common Identification Card contracts to five

prime vendors: KPMG Consulting LLC, Litton/PRC Inc., Electronic Data Systems

Corp., 3-G International Inc. and Logicon Inc.

The Smart Access Common ID Card contract will provide interoperable, multi-application

smart cards that agencies can use for identification and authentication,

physical and logical access control and other applications.

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