SAIC wins $171.5M Navy contract for training support
Reston defense contractor will assist Fleet Deployment Training Program
The U.S. Navy awarded Reston-based Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) a $171.5 million contract to continue providing training solutions, including virtual and synthetic training environments, as part of the Fleet Deployment Training Program supporting the U.S. Navy Fleet Forces Command and associated commands and activities, the Fortune 500 defense contractor announced Thursday.
“SAIC is proud to continue to bring sailors from across the globe together through live, virtual and constructive training environments to enhance Navy tactics and training required to certify the readiness of units and Battle Groups to meet deployed mission requirements,” Jim Scanlon, SAIC executive vice president and general manager of the Defense Systems Group, said in a statement. “Based on our responsive and high-quality past performance, we can assure the fleet that SAIC remains highly committed to the mission success of the Navy and our warfighters.”
SAIC employs more than 25,000 people and has pro forma annual revenues of $7.1 billion.