So fast forward seven years to 2012 and the USAF decides to fire CSC after the USAF reviews the progress and declares that the software gives "negligible" value, which doesn't sound like it was worth a billion dollars. The USAF said that if it was to continue with the project it would have only got 25 percent of the original requirements for almost double the original contract price, $628 million. In addition it would have not implemented anything until 2020, six years after the project due date.
The ECCS project was to retire more than 400 legacy systems, according to a CSC, and was to support 250,000 users, managing $33 billion in assets at over 600 locations globally. Instead the USAF will keep using these 400 or so aging systems for the foreseeable future, with no replacement options in sight.
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