The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) through the Information Technology and Applications Center (ITAC) selected Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) to be a prime contractor providing IT support services to assist them with their mission to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, blood, and sleep disorders.

"As an IT services provider, SAIC looks forward to supporting ITAC, with executing daily critical functions while modernizing their IT infrastructure via a cloud environment, and bringing Agile, DevOps approaches that align with ITAC's vision. We are proud to bring these innovative solutions to ITAC to support their mission to improve the lives of millions of Americans," said Bob Genter, SAIC senior vice president and general manager of the Federal Civilian Customer Group.

The scope of the BPA covers a range of services from customer support and infrastructure services to the modernization and maintenance of business and scientific applications. The multiple-award, blanket purchase agreement has a five-year period of performance, and a $214 million ceiling value. Work will be performed in NHLBI facilities located in Bethesda and Rockville, Maryland.

NHLBI is the nation's leader in the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, blood and sleep disorders. ITAC directs and implements a broad range of business, research, and clinical informatics programs in support of the biomedical research mission of the NHLBI. It articulates the NHLBI IT strategic plan; forecasts future needs; and sets and implements NHLBI IT policies and procedures.

About SAIC

SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC's more than 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our  newsroom.

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