Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] announced today it was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic to provide life-cycle Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) support services. The multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract has a one-year period of performance, four one-year options, and a total contract ceiling of $899.56 million available to all awardees, if all options are exercised.
SSC Atlantic provides knowledge superiority to join warfighters and peacekeepers through development, acquisition, and life-cycle support of effectively integrated C5ISR, information technology and space capabilities. Under the contract, SAIC will provide life-cycle C5ISR support services, including: research, development, test, evaluation, production and fielding of sustainable, secure, survivable, and interoperable C5ISR; information operations; Enterprise Information Services (EIS) and space capabilities; and capabilities within the Battle-Space Awareness Portfolio mission areas. SAIC is one of seven contractors eligible to compete for task orders under this contract.
"We look forward to providing a full range of cost effective C5ISR development capabilities, system solutions, and life-cycle support services, enabling SSC Atlantic to maintain world-class support to warfighters," said John Thomas, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager.
Source: Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI)
Date: Jan 17, 2013