SAIC Awarded Contract to Support Fort Lewis Battle Command Training Center
SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va., March 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI) today announced it won a single-award contract from the Army Contracting Agency to operate and maintain the Battle Command Training Center (BCTC) at Fort Lewis, Wash.
The cost-plus-fixed-fee contract has a nine-month base period and four one-year options, and a ceiling value of $39.8 million, if the customer exercises all options. SAIC's team includes subcontractor Cubic Applications Inc.
Through the contract, the SAIC-led team will provide live, virtual and constructive simulation-based battle command training to I Corps Stryker Brigades preparing to deploy to Iraq and Afghanistan. The team will provide mission support activities to deployed units through a combination of secure voice and video-teleconferencing technology. Lastly, the team will assist in the identification and distribution of critical lessons learned from units both in the field and returning from overseas.
"This award demonstrates SAIC's commitment to support the Army's toughest missions," said Beverly Seay, SAIC senior vice president and general manager of the Analysis, Simulations, Systems Engineering and Training Business Unit. "It complements our portfolio of training and simulation capabilities and lets us leverage our full range of solutions in support of the warfighter. We are delighted to be part of the Fort Lewis team."
SAIC is a leading provider of scientific, engineering, systems integration and technical services and solutions to all branches of the U.S. military, agencies of the Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and other U.S. Government civil agencies, as well as to customers in selected commercial markets. With more than 44,000 employees in over 150 cities worldwide, SAIC engineers and scientists solve complex technical challenges requiring innovative solutions for customers' mission-critical functions. SAIC had annual revenues of $7.8 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2006.
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