Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has been selected by the US Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) to provide architecture and systems engineering support services.

Under the $62m task order, SAIC will deliver these services to the Office of the Chief Engineer (CHENG), the Programme Executive Office for command, control, communications, computers and intelligence (PEO C4I), the Fleet Readiness Directorate (FRD) and other additional C4ISR programmes and offices.

The agreement includes a one-year base period of performance and two one-year options.

"This follow-on task order allows us to continue to support the vision and mission of SPAWAR 5.0."

SAIC senior vice-president Tom Watson said: "For more than ten years, SAIC has provided services that have helped SPAWAR 5.0 become a leader in information dominance and the technical authority for the navy.

"This follow-on task order allows us to continue to support the vision and mission of SPAWAR 5.0, particularly with key initiatives such as cybersecurity and cloud technology."

For SPAWAR, SAIC will provide systems architecture, mission engineering analysis, interoperability assessments, systems engineering, configuration management and technical management services.

Services include engineering support for verification, validation and certification, systems engineering, software and network engineering, cost engineering and economic analysis, reliability and systems safety assurance engineering and analysis and integration and interoperability, as well as future capabilities and engineering support for various C4ISR programmes and projects.

Awarded under the SeaPort-e contracting vehicle, the majority of work will be performed in San Diego, California, as well as Charleston, South Carolina, Norfolk, Virginia, and Washington D.C, US.