SAIC wins $878M GSA task order
Reston contractor to provide cybersecurity, engineering, tech and R&D services
The U.S. General Services Administration awarded Reston-based Fortune 500 defense contractor Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) an $878 million task order to provide cybersecurity, engineering, tech and research and development services.
Under the task order, SAIC will develop and deploy capabilities to help warfighters access critical information and data at speeds and scales necessary for to gain and maintain decision-making advantages. The company’s services will ultimately allow for integration of all-domain data (including land, sea, air, space, cyber and electromagnetic), according to SAIC.
“SAIC’s operational and tactical integration expertise and our investments in digital engineering and rapid technical integration will accelerate warfighting capabilities that counter adaptive threats and keep pace with warfighter needs,” Michael LaRouche, executive vice president and general manager of SAIC’s National Security Group, said in a statement. “For instance, SAIC’s investments in virtual environments and technologies will help warfighters with a space test and training environment – live or simulated – that truly integrates how leaders command space and cyber systems to deliver global combat effects.”
SAIC’s work will allow the government to process, exploit, disseminate and act on information against emerging and evolving threats as well as eliminate or minimize outdated technology and reduce total lifecycle costs associated with Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2) systems that connect sensors from all of the military services.
SAIC employs more than 25,000 people and has pro forma annual revenues of $7.1 billion.