MCLEAN, Va., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) today announced it was awarded a prime task to provide mission support information technology (IT) services in support of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA). The task order, competitively awarded under the GSA Alliant contract by the U.S. General Services Administration Federal Systems Integration and Management Center (FEDSIM), has a one year base period of performance, four one-year options and a total value of $208 million if all options are exercised. Work will be performed primarily in Kansas City, Mo. and Washington, D.C.
The USDA RMA helps producers manage their business risks through market-based risk management solutions. Under the task order, SAIC will provide mission support IT services including: program and project management support; critical infrastructure support; information assurance; end-user support; enterprise architecture; capitol planning and investment control; configuration and change management; and applications maintenance and development.
"SAIC has demonstrated sound technology advancements to the USDA in support of American agricultural producers for more than a decade," said John Thomas, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager. "We look forward to continuing to work with the USDA RMA to promote, support and regulate sound risk management solutions to ensure the nation's security and preserve the economic stability of America's agricultural producers."
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