MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] announced today it was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency (CMA) and the Program Executive Office, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (PEO ACWA) to provide program, technical, engineering, and integration services in support of the U.S. Chemical Demilitarization Program. The multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract has a five-year period of performance and a total contract value of $489 million for all awardees. Work will be performed primarily at Aberdeen Proving Ground.
The CMA is responsible for the storage of chemical weapons at Pueblo Chemical Depot and Bluegrass Chemical Activity, as well as the closure of the Anniston Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (ANCDF), Deseret Chemical Depot (DCD), Pine Bluff Chemical Demilitarization Facility (PBCDF), and the Umatilla Chemical Depot (UMCD). SAIC has supported this important mission for more than 20 years, during which CMA successfully eliminated the chemical weapons at seven stockpile sites while protecting the public, workers, and environment. Under the contract, SAIC will provide program, technical, engineering, and integration services as required, including: program management and oversight for chemical weapons storage and demilitarization missions for CMA and PEO ACWA, as well as program level services, field office services, engineering and design, monitoring, technical analysis, quality assurance, safety, security, training, and testing services. SAIC is one of five contractors eligible to compete for task orders under this contract.
"SAIC is committed to supporting the CMA and PEO ACWA in destroying the nation's stockpiled and non-stockpiled chemical weapons," said JT Grumski, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager. "Ridding our nation of these old and potentially hazardous chemical weapons is vital to our nation's health and security, and we're proud to be part of the solution."
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