MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) today announced it was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Navy Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) Command to provide project management planning and systems integration services in support of the Navy's enterprise resource planning (Navy ERP) program. The contract has a one-year base period of performance with three one-year options, and a total value of more than $28 million if all options are exercised.
The SSP Command directs the development, production, logistic support, and sustaining engineering effort of the Navy's strategic weapon systems. Under this contract, SAIC will provide systems integrator assistance, support, and expertise across all deployment phases to prepare, implement, deploy, and sustain the Navy ERP application across the SSP Command components.
"We look forward to providing quality implementation services to help the Navy develop and sustain applications effectively across critical command components," said Jim Thigpen, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager. "These enhanced systems will enable the SSP Command to effectively accomplish its traditional mission of sea-based deterrence while undertaking work in new, complementary fields."
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