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SAIC Awarded Contract by U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific

Company to Provide Systems Engineering, Software Development, Test and Evaluation, and Program Management Services in Support of Ocean Surveillance Systems

MCLEAN, Va., March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] announced today it was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific) to provide a full range of systems engineering, software development, test and evaluation, and program management services in support of ocean surveillance systems. The multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract has a three-year base period of performance, one two-year option, and a potential contract value of approximately $72 million if all task orders and the option are exercised. Work will be performed primarily in San Diego, Calif.

SSC Pacific is the Navy's premier research, development, test, and evaluation laboratory for command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR). Under the contract, SAIC will provide a full range of systems engineering, software development, test and evaluation, and program management services as required, including: systems engineering tasks and support; requirements analysis; system design and architecture studies; independent analysis, verification and validation; tactical data applications; and web page and database development, design, maintenance and server support. SAIC is one of five contractors that will compete for task orders under the contract.

"We look forward to working with SSC Pacific to provide a full range of systems engineering and life-cycle sustainment support for existing and emerging U.S. Navy and Joint C4ISR systems," said Tom Watson, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager.

About SAIC

SAIC is a FORTUNE 500® 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 & environment, health, and cybersecurity. The company's approximately 41,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets. Headquartered in McLean, Va., SAIC had annual revenues of approximately $11 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2011. For more information, visit http://www.saic.com/. SAIC: From Science to Solutions®

Statements in this announcement, other than historical data and information, constitute forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. A number of factors could cause our actual results, performance, achievements, or industry results to be very different from the results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Some of these factors include, but are not limited to, the risk factors set forth in SAIC's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the period ended January 31, 2011, and other such filings that SAIC makes with the SEC from time to time. Due to such uncertainties and risks, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof.

Contact:
Melissa Koskovich
(703) 676-6762
koskovichm@saic.com

Vernon Guidry
(703) 676-6255
vernon.a.guidry.jr@saic.com



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