SAIC Awarded Task Order by The Defense Threat Reduction Agency

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) awarded Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC ) a task order to provide sustainment and maintenance support services. The single-award, cost-plus-fixed-fee task order has a one-year period of performance, one 12- month option and a total contract value of approximately $13 million . The task order was awarded under the DTRA contracting vehicle , which provides integrated logistics services, including procurement, shipping, warehousing, international travel support, and program support for worldwide Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) operations. Work will be performed globally, including areas within Africa , Asia and the Middle East .

DTRA is the U.S. Department of Defense's official Combat Support Agency for countering weapons of mass destruction. Under this task order, SAIC will provide sustainment support to CTR funded programs, including material acquisition, receipt, storage, movement, distribution, maintenance, evacuation, and disposition. Types of materials to be purchased must support CTR mission objectives and can range from equipment, reagents, supplies and consumables to transportation vehicles. Additionally, SAIC will provide maintenance support services, which include facilities and infrastructure maintenance, operation and disposition, and infrastructure assessment, repairs, maintenance.

"SAIC's long-standing support to DTRA and DoD programs has allowed us to expand our efforts worldwide to support their CTR mission," said Mark Escobar , SAIC senior vice president and general manager of the DoD Agencies and Commands Customer Group. "This is a critical international mission that we are proud to be a part of alongside DTRA's team."

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Source: Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI)
Date: May 22, 2014