(SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, VA, Nov 28, 2006) -- Science Applications International Corporation [NYSE: SAI] announced today that it has signed a firm-fixed-price contract to support the integration of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Active Layered Theater Ballistic Missile Defense (ALTBMD) capability. The contract signing ceremony took place at the ALTBMD Exhibition at the 2006 NATO Summit in Riga, Latvia.
The contract, which establishes a six-year period of performance with an estimated value of $95 million, was signed on behalf of Brig. Gen. (ret.) Michel Billard, program manager of the NATO ALTBMD Program Office, and Beverly Seay, SAIC senior vice president and general manager of the Analysis, Simulation, Systems Engineering and Training Business Unit.
"We are honored that this program was chosen to be showcased as one of NATO's transformational capabilities at the 2006 NATO Summit in Riga," said Seay. "This international venue provides an appropriate backdrop for the commencement of the NATO ALTBMD systems engineering and integration contract. SAIC and its team members look forward to collaborating with our customer to provide an integrated systems solution for the alliance."
The members of SAIC's team are drawn from six NATO nations including France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Team members include: Datamat SpA, Diehl BGT Defence GmbH & Co. KG, EADS Astrium, Industrieanlagen-Betriebsgesellschaft mbH (IABG), QinetiQ, Raytheon Company, Thales, ThalesRaytheonSystems, and the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO).