SAIC Awarded Contract by Defense Intelligence Agency
MCLEAN, Va. and SAN DIEGO, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has been awarded a prime contract by the Defense Intelligence Agency, Missile and Space Intelligence Center (DIA/MSIC) to provide signature measurement, prediction, and analysis support. The single award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a three year base period of performance, two one-year options, and a total value of more than $19 million if all options are exercised. Work will be performed primarily in Huntsville, Ala.
DIA/MSIC manages and produces all-source scientific and technical intelligence on foreign missile systems, missile defense systems, directed energy weapons, selected space programs and systems, and relevant command, control, communications, and computer systems. Under the contract, SAIC will provide a wide range of scientific and technical assistance to help predict, measure, analyze, and evaluate signatures of foreign missile systems and related ground support equipment.
“We have supported DIA/MSIC from our Huntsville office since the early 1980s,” said John Gully, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager. “We are proud to continue our support of MSIC’s important mission – providing warfighters, force developers, and policy makers with responsive, scientific and technical intelligence.”
SAIC is a FORTUNE 500Ã‚® 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 $10.1 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2009. For more information, visit www.saic.com. SAIC: From Science to SolutionsÃ‚®
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