MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has been awarded a new prime contract by the Space and Naval Warfare (SPAWAR) Systems Center Atlantic to provide command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR) engineering and software integration support services. The multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a one-year base period of performance, four one-year options, and a total ceiling value of not more than $49 million for all awardees, if all options are exercised. Work will be performed primarily in Charleston, S.C. and Lexington Park, Md.
SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic rapidly delivers and supports solutions that enable information dominance for Naval, Joint, National and Coalition Warfighters. Under the contract, SAIC will provide engineering, systems integration, and technical support services as required in support of various C4ISR requirements, programs and projects for U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and other C4ISR systems. Additionally, SAIC may provide interface systems development, product enhancement, test and evaluation, and life cycle management support. SAIC is one of four companies eligible to compete for future task orders under the contract.
"This contract provides SAIC the opportunity to provide SPAWAR with a wide range of expertise in support of their critical mission," said Jim Thigpen, SAIC senior vice president and acting business unit general manager. "We look forward to supporting them as they continue to design, develop and field state-of-the-art C4ISR capabilities for our warfighters."
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