(Source: SAIC)
12:00 AM, October 10, 2008
SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va. --- Science Applications International Corporation today announced it has been awarded a contract by the Defense Intelligence Agency to support the National Media Exploitation Center (NMEC). The contract has a six month base period of performance, four one-year options and a total contract value of more than $254 million if all options are exercised. Work will be performed primarily overseas.>> The NMEC provides strategic document and media exploitation support to the intelligence community, law enforcement and the Department of Defense. Under the contract, SAIC will provide linguist translation and transcription, media and document exploitation and related support services.>> "We look forward to helping this important customer provide timely, objective, all-source military intelligence to policy makers, war fighters, and force planners to meet current and future challenges," said John P. Hynes Jr., senior vice president and 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 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.