SAIC Awarded U.S. Army Contract for 30 Relocatable VACIS(R) Inspection Systems
SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va., April 7, 2008, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI) today announced that it received a delivery order from the U.S. Army for 30 Relocatable VACIS(R) inspection systems. The systems will help Army personnel search vehicles and cargo for weapons, explosives and other threats.
SAIC's VACIS(R) system produces digital images of the contents of vehicles and containers for online analysis. Operators and drivers can be sheltered during the scanning process, which is critical in hostile environments. The system can be relocated in one day.
"We are very pleased that the Army has once again chosen SAIC's VACIS(R) inspection systems to help protect our troops overseas, secure vital assets and aid in the fight against terrorism," said Alex Preston, SAIC senior vice president and general manager of the Security and Transportation Technology Business Unit.
SAIC will manufacture the systems in San Diego and deliver them throughout 2008 and 2009. Last year, SAIC also provided the Army with 23 Military Mobile VACIS(R) systems under a contract awarded in 2006. Since 1994, SAIC has provided hundreds of VACIS(R) systems in fixed and mobile configurations to military forces, customs agencies and other security organizations around the world. For more information go to http://www.saic.com/products/security/relocatable-vacis/
SAIC is a FORTUNE 500(R) 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 44,000 employees serve customers in the Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets. SAIC had annual revenues of $8.9 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2008. For more information, visit http://www.saic.com.
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