SAIC receives support services contract from US SSC Atlantic

27 November 2013 (Last Updated November 27th, 2013 18:30)

The US Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic (SSC Atlantic) has awarded a contract to Science Applications International (SAIC) to provide support services.

The US Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic (SSC Atlantic) has awarded a contract to Science Applications International (SAIC) to provide support services.

Under the multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract, SAIC will provide transport, computing and infrastructure support services related to command, control, communications, computers, combat systems, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C5ISR).

SAIC Navy and Marine Corps Customer Group senior vice-president, Tom Watson, said the company will continue to provide C5ISR and IT capabilities to its customer.

"The scope of this contract covers the entire spectrum of services and solutions associated with the full system lifecycle support for SSC Atlantic's networking and computing mission," Watson said.

"The scope of this contract covers the entire spectrum of services and solutions associated with the full system lifecycle support for SSC Atlantic's networking and computing mission."

SAIC, as one of 14 awardees that will compete for task orders under the contract, will provide transport, computing and infrastructure services to research, develop, test, evaluate, produce and field tools for C5ISR, information operations, enterprise information services and space capabilities.

SSC Atlantic designs, acquires, engineers, and sustains systems, sensor connections, cyber network infrastructures and knowledge management services to ensure reliable information is available for those who need it.

The contract has a one-year period of performance, four one-year options, and is valued approximately $890m to all awardees, if all options are exercised.

Work under the contract will be carried out in Charleston, South Carolina and locations worldwide.

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