Navy awards SAIC $63.5M contract
Science Applications International Corp. to provide engineering, integration services
The U.S. Navy awarded a $63.5 million contract to Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) to provide mission engineering and integration services, the Reston-based defense contractor announced Thursday.
Under the SeaPort-NxG Multiple Award Contract, SAIC will provide services to the Global Deterrence and Defense Department (Code GX) at the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NWSC) in Crane, Indiana. Code GX provides systems engineering and strategic programs for the Department of Defense. SAIC will deliver facilities, equipment and administration support for advanced hypersonic technologies (aerodynamic systems) supported by Code GX.
“SAIC looks forward to the opportunity to support NSWC Crane with our proven ability to fill gaps, handle project surges, and use the inherent knowledge we have accumulated over the past 30 years to solve complex technical challenges,” Jim Scanlon, SAIC executive vice president and general manager of the Defense Systems Group, said in a statement. “We are proud to earn the confidence of NSWC Crane, and to support their mission by providing engineering and technical support for Navy sensors, electronics, electronic warfare and special warfare weapons.”
The contract has a one-year base period and four one-year options which could include research and development, engineering, cybersecurity, modeling, simulation and system safety.
SAIC employs more than 25,000 people and has pro forma annual revenues of $7.1 billion.