(Source: SAIC)
12:00 AM, September 19, 2008
SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va. --- Science Applications International Corporation today announced that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has extended the period of performance for the Unified NASA Information Technology Services (UNITeS) contract, previously awarded to SAIC in January 2004. This 11 month program extension, valued at more than $212 million, raises the ceiling value of the contract to more than $1.1 billion and extends the contract through November of 2009.>> Under the extension, SAIC will continue to provide information technology (IT) services to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., and support all NASA Centers, including NASA Headquarters and support for NASA's international sites and networks. SAIC will also provide services in support of NASA's wide area network, information technology security, digital television, and Integrated Enterprise Management Program.>> "We are honored with the confidence NASA has placed in us by extending the period of performance of the UNITeS contract, and we look forward to continuing to provide quality IT services to help them accomplish their critical mission," said Charles Koontz, SAIC group president.>>> 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 and the environment, critical infrastructure, and health. The company's approximately 44,000 employees serve customers in the Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets. SAIC had annual revenues of $8.9 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2008.
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