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Air Force special ops award for SAIC

Aug. 30, 2012 at 12:55 PM   |   Comments

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 30 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command has tapped SAIC to support a ground control station for remotely piloted aircraft and combined operations center.

The cost-plus fixed-fee contract has a one-year base period of performance and four one-year options. Its value is $35 million.

"We look forward to continuing to provide the United States Air Force Special Operations Command with Remotely Piloted Aircraft Ground Control Station and Combined Operations Center support to sustain its vital mission on the war on terrorism," said John Fratamico, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager.

SAIC said its support and maintenance of current and future Remotely Piloted Aircraft Ground Control Stations and Combined Operations Center will include security and logistics support and air combat control.

Battlespace Flight Services LLC, Summit Technology and Woodbury Technologies will be part of the team formed by Science Applications International Corp.

Work will primarily be performed at Cannon Air Force Base in Clovis, N.M.; Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas; and Hurlburt Field in Florida.

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