MCLEAN, Va., April 7 (UPI) -- Virginia companies SAIC and NCI Inc. have each been given U.S. Justice Department contracts for a full range of information technology services.
The work would be performed for the Department of Justice and other federal government agencies.
The multiple Information Technology Support Services-4, Multiple Agency contracts are indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity arrangements and have a base period of performance to this September with six one-year options.
The total ceiling value for all awardees is $1.1 billion.
The ITSS-4 contracts will be used to address a wide range of IT-related requirements across the full Justice Department systems development life cycle. The contracts will provide large-scale systems integration services and new application development, as well as the integration of and modifications to current systems for the department and its components.
It will enable users to meet the continuing emergence and rapid adoption of new technologies, going beyond sustaining and expanding use of current hardware, operating systems and software.
Eighteen companies, as well as SAIC and NCI, will compete for task orders under the contracts.
"We look forward to working with the Justice Department to help enhance their IT systems, while facilitating business change and increasing the flexibility and efficiency of their existing and future IT systems," said John Thomas, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager.
Charles K. Narang, NCI chairman and chief executive officer, said, "The ITSS-4 contract vehicle is an extremely important award for NCI. With the ITSS-4 contract, NCI expands our portfolio of major prime GWAC/IDIQ/MAC vehicles, allowing us to provide business solutions and offerings to all federal agencies."