SAIC Awarded Contract by Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Defense Programs
MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) announced today it was awarded a prime contract by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Defense Programs (OASD [NCB]) to provide professional, technical, analytical and executive-level administrative services in support of the OASD (NCB) and other components of the Department of Defense (DoD). The blanket purchase agreement (BPA) has a one-year base period of performance, four one-year options, and a contract ceiling value of $95 million if all options are exercised. Work will be performed primarily in the National Capital Region.
The OASD (NCB) is the principal advisor to the Secretary of Defense for all matters concerning DoD nuclear weapons, chemical demilitarization, chemical / biological / radiological / nuclear (CBRN) defense, cooperative threat reduction and arms control. It is also directly responsible to the Secretary and Deputy Secretary, and Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (AT&L) in matters associated with the Nation’s overall security objectives. Under the contract, SAIC will provide professional, technical, analytical and executive-level administrative services as required, including: nuclear-related technical assessments; improvement of processes and productivity; and providing management and integration of programs and projects internal to or between federal agencies. SAIC is one of three contractors eligible to compete for task orders under this contract.
“We look forward to continuing to provide critical policy, technical analysis and advisory support services to enable the OASD (NCB) to achieve mission success across the breadth of its roles and responsibilities mission set, to include sustaining a safe, secure, and effective nuclear deterrent and countering the threat from nuclear terrorism and nuclear proliferation,” said Tom Watson, SAIC senior vice president and acting business unit general manager.
SAIC is a FORTUNE 500® 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 & environment, health, and cyber security. The company’s approximately 41,000 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 approximately $11 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2011. For more information, visit www.saic.com. SAIC: From Science to Solutions®
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