(Source: SAIC)
12:00 AM, November 11, 2008
SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va. --- Science Applications International Corporation today announced it won a contract from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) - Pacific to evaluate emerging technologies for shipboard navigation, sensors and systems.>> This single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity contract has a three year base period of performance valued at $33 million, two one year options, six six-month award terms, and a total potential value of more than $94 million if all options are exercised. Work will be performed primarily in San Diego.>> Since 1997, SAIC has provided engineering and management services to SSC Pacific for navigation, Global Positioning System (GPS), command and control, and navigation warfare systems development. Under this follow-on contract, SAIC will research, test and evaluate new technologies for shipboard command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems. The services SAIC delivers will help SSC Pacific identify emerging technologies and enhance current Navy position, navigation and timing (PNT) systems used by the warfighter in mission execution and force protection.>> "SSC Pacific has a critical mission and technology evaluation plays a vital role fulfilling it," said Tony Moraco, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager. "Our team is proud to help SSC Pacific maintain Fleet preeminence in PNT and C4ISR systems.">>> SAIC is a scientific, engineering, and technology applications company. 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.