Company to Provide Integrated Cyber Operations Support Services
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) announced today it was awarded a prime contract by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic to provide integrated cyber operations support services. The multiple-award, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract has a one-year base period of performance, four one-year options, and a total potential contract value of approximately $900 million for all awardees, if all options are exercised. SAIC is one of 13 awardees that will compete for task orders under the contract. Work will be performed primarily in Charleston, S.C.
SSC Atlantic's mission is to rapidly deliver and support solutions that enable information dominance for naval, joint, national, and coalition warfighters. It meets the demands for uninterrupted vigilance, fail-safe cybersecurity, adaptive response, and engineering excellence by delivering secure, integrated and innovative solutions to many naval, joint and national agencies. Under the contract, SAIC will provide the entire spectrum of non-inherently governmental services and solutions (equipment and services) associated with the full system life-cycle support. This includes, research, development, test, evaluation, production and fielding of sustainable, secure, survivable, and interoperable command, control, communications, computers, combat systems, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C5ISR), information operations, enterprise information services, and space capabilities.
Cybersecurity Threats Require Dynamic Response Capabilities
"We look forward to maintaining our strategic relationship with SSC Atlantic. We will continue to support SSC Atlantic's mission by providing fail-safe cybersecurity to the warfighter and best-in-class C5ISR and information technology capabilities to our customer," said Tom Watson, SAIC Navy and Marine Corps Group senior vice president.
Source : SAIC, Inc