MCLEAN, Va., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) announced today it was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific) to support its Shore Networks Branch with base level information infrastructure sustainment services. The multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a three-year base period of performance, and a potential contract value of approximately $73 million. Work will be performed primarily in San Diego, Calif. SAIC is one of three awardees that will compete for task orders under the contract.
SSC Pacific is the Navy's premier research, development, test, and evaluation laboratory for command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance. Its Shore Networks Branch is responsible for the full life cycle support of shore networks, network components and network service solutions. It also provides direct mission critical support to ground units worldwide and other mission critical operational sites ashore.
Under the contract, SAIC will support SSC Pacific's Shore Networks Branch with sustainment services, including: project management; engineering, technical, and integrated logistics support; configuration management; certification and accreditation; and enterprise applications. The contract also offers shore networks support, such as technical assistance, engineering, design, accreditation, integration, production, sustainment, and upgrade support for non-integrated shore systems, network components and network service solution.
"SAIC consistently provides crucial technical and engineering support services to SSC Pacific," said Tom Watson, SAIC Navy and Marine Corps Group senior vice president. "The work we will continue to provide under this contract will help ensure information and network dominance for ashore, ground, and afloat units worldwide."About SAIC 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. SOURCE SAIC