Company to Provide Project Management and Application Development for Enterprise Management System
(San Diego and McLean, Va., September 18, 2008) -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI) announced today announced it has been awarded a task order by the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) to support the design, implementation, operation, and maintenance of the JIEDDO Enterprise Management System (JEMS). This task order has a one-year base period of performance, one six-month option, and a total contract value of more than $11 million if the option is exercised. Work will be performed primarily in the National Capital Region. The task order was awarded under the Information Technology Enterprise Solutions - 2 Services (ITES-2S) contract.
JIEDDO coordinates efforts among Department of Defense organizations and international agencies to defeat the threat posed by Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) against U.S. and coalition forces. Under the contract, SAIC will provide program and project management, application development, hosting, operation, information assurance, acquisition, and training services to support JEMS.
"We are pleased to bring our systems engineering and integration as well as program lifecycle management expertise to JIEDDO," said Peter Dube, senior vice president and business unit general manager. "Defeating the threat of IEDs in the war theater is a top priority for the Department of Defense, and we are committed to doing whatever we can to help ultimately save the lives of warfighters in the field."