Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] today announced it was awarded a prime contract by the Naval Medical Logistics Command to provide operational medicine research modeling support to the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC). The single-award cost-plus fixed-fee (CPFF) contract has a one-year base period of performance, two one-year options and a total contract value of approximately $13 million. Work will be performed primarily in San Diego, Calif.
The NHRC performs medical modeling and simulation research for the Department of Defense homeland defense, humanitarian assistance, peace-keeping and disaster relief activities including casualty projection, medical planning factor development, identification of weapons effects both ground and shipboard-based, projection of resource requirements, database development and maintenance, and quality of life outcome studies. Under the contract, SAIC will provide operational medicine research modeling services including support services for research modeling such as casualty projection in support of operational medicine. Work includes data analytics and is heavily dependent upon the collection, characterization, analysis, and reporting of data from multiple sources, including both in-house sources such as the CTR Expeditionary Medical Encounter database (CTR EMED) and external sources including the Military health System (MHS), civilian and homeland defense data, tactical data, operational data, and personnel data.
"We are proud to support the Naval Health Research Center and provide analysis of medical and scientific data to help ensure our military personnel are prepared to serve and achieve their mission," said Steve Comber, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager.
Source: Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI)
Date: Oct 16, 2012