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MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] announced today it was awarded a prime contract by the Space and Naval Warfare (SPAWAR) Systems Center Pacific to provide engineering services in support of ashore and afloat networks and information systems. The multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract has a three year base period of performance, two one-year options, and a total contract ceiling of $45 million for all awardees, if all options are exercised. Work will be performed primarily in San Diego, Calif.
SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific is the U.S. Navy's designated technical authority and acquisition command for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (C4ISR), businessinformation technologyand space systems. It provides advanced communications and information capabilitiesacross naval, joint andcoalition forces. Under the contract, SAIC will provide technical support as required for tasks associated with shipboard wide area networks, programs associated with developing and maintaining local area networks, and future technology development and technical services for specialized networks outside of the Navy Marine Corp Intranet. SAIC is one of two companies eligible to compete for future task orders.
"SAIC has a demonstrated background in developing engineering technologies and solutions that support information systems and network technology programs," said Tom Baybrook, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager. "We look forward to providing innovative engineering support that enables SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific to meet existing and future afloat and ashore network mission objectives."
SAIC is a FORTUNE 500(R) scientific, engineering, and technology applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy and the environment, critical infrastructure, and health. The company's approximately 45,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets. Headquartered in McLean, Va., SAIC had annual revenues of $10.8 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2010. For more information, visit www.saic.com. SAIC: From Science to Solutions(R)
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