Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) announced today it was awarded a subcontract by General Dynamics to support the relocation of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) headquarters by providing information technology (IT) integration and implementation services. SAIC's subcontract has a seven-year base period of performance and a value of more than $90 million if all options are exercised. Work will be performed primarily in the National Capital Region. General Dynamics' prime task order was awarded under the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Alliant contract vehicle and has a value of $867 million.
The DHS Technical Integration Program provides IT support for the relocation of DHS headquarters to the Saint Elizabeths East and West Campuses, which are located in southeast Washington, D.C. Twenty-two component agencies of DHS will be part of the consolidation of 14,000 employees from multiple sites into one new efficient, cost-effective and contemporary, state-of-the-art campus. This includes new green, scalable and configurable IT infrastructure, with an integrated technology backbone that can accommodate IT and smart building networks for the agency well into the future.
As part of the General Dynamics team, SAIC will help provide full enterprise support to DHS including the design, development and installation of the new IT infrastructure. The team will provide innovative technological "state-of-the-market" solutions through advanced IT integration and implementation services providing all aspects of the IT infrastructure program.
"We are pleased to be a part of the General Dynamics team to meet the future IT needs of the Department of Homeland Security," said Doug Wagoner, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager. "The new IT infrastructure will enable a modern, efficient and sustainable IT system for DHS that will be secure and scalable for many years to come."
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