MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] announced today it was awarded a prime contract by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic to provide integrated cyber operations support services. The multiple-award, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract has a one-year base period of performance, four one-year options, and a total potential contract value of approximately $900 million for all awardees, if all options are exercised. SAIC is one of 13 awardees that will compete for task orders under the contract. Work will be performed primarily in Charleston, S.C.
SSC Atlantic's mission is to rapidly deliver and support solutions that enable information dominance for naval, joint, national, and coalition warfighters. It meets the demands for uninterrupted vigilance, fail-safe cybersecurity, adaptive response, and engineering excellence by delivering secure, integrated and innovative solutions to many naval, joint and national agencies. Under the contract, SAIC will provide the entire spectrum of non-inherently governmental services and solutions (equipment and services) associated with the full system life-cycle support. This includes, research, development, test, evaluation, production and fielding of sustainable, secure, survivable, and interoperable command, control, communications, computers, combat systems, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C5ISR), information operations, enterprise information services, and space capabilities.
"We look forward to maintaining our strategic relationship with SSC Atlantic. We will continue to support SSC Atlantic's mission by providing fail-safe cybersecurity to the warfighter and best-in-class C5ISR and information technology capabilities to our customer," said Tom Watson, SAIC Navy and Marine Corps Group senior vice president.
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 38,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets. Headquartered in McLean, Va., SAIC had annual revenues of approximately $11.2 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2013. For more information, visit www.SAIC.com. SAIC: From Science to Solutions®
Statements in this announcement, other than historical data and information, constitute forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. A number of factors could cause our actual results, performance, achievements, or industry results to be very different from the results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Some of these factors include, but are not limited to, the risk factors set forth in SAIC's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the period ended January 31, 2013, and other such filings that SAIC makes with the SEC from time to time. Due to such uncertainties and risks, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof.