SAIC Awarded $500 Million Contract from U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command
Company to Support the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear - Installation Protection Program
SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va., May 29, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has been awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command. This single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will support the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) -- Installation Protection Program (IPP). The contract has a one year base period of performance, four one-year options and a contract ceiling value of $500 million if all options are exercised. Work will be performed primarily in Abingdon, Md. The program is managed by the Joint Project Manager Guardian for the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense.
The IPP was initiated in December 2003 as a Joint Service effort to protect the critical infrastructure on selected Department of Defense (DoD) installations. The IPP provides integrated CBRN protection and response solutions for U.S. installations in the event of an attack.
Under the contract, SAIC will support the customer through the full life cycle deployment (design, procurement, integration and fielding) of enhanced CBRN capabilities and provide logistical support services for the tiered capability that comprise the Joint Project Manager Guardian (JPMG) IPP. These supplies and services will provide a capability to protect critical military operations and support rapid and effective response to CBRN events.
SAIC will provide program management and execution of all phases of the IPP. In conjunction with Program Staff and Service and Installation representatives, SAIC will support the system architecture, design, fielding, training and exercises, logistics and sustainment of the tiered solution and will provide technical expertise, materiel, and non-materiel solutions that meet current program requirements.
"This win demonstrates the commitment of the SAIC team currently supporting the CBRN-IPP to achieve program success in a challenging environment," said John Ferriter, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager. "The program ultimately helps ensure that the critical missions of our military installations can continue after a CBRN event. Our team is proud to be able to continue supporting this program, which is a critical part of the Nation's Homeland Security and Defense." SAIC worked with JPMG on the original contract which provided an integrated CBRN capability to Department of Defense (DoD) installations and facilities. SAIC designed, procured, integrated, installed and tested a family of systems to supplement other aspects of force protection against potential weapons of mass destruction.
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 www.saic.com .
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