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SAIC wins nuclear support work

Jan. 8, 2013 at 1:51 PM   |   Comments

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- A prime contract for technical, engineering, program support and other services has been given to SAIC by the U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration.

The award, a multiple recipient vehicle with a five-year term is worth a total of $300 million for all awardees.

Work under the contract is enterprise wide and includes nuclear engineering, training, security management, emergency operations, aviation operations, nuclear non-proliferation and emergency management.

"SAIC has a long history with the NNSA, dating back to the mid-1980s," said JT Grumski, senior vice president and business unit general manager of Science Applications International Corp. said. "We look forward to continuing our support of the nation's nuclear mission."

The National Nuclear Security Administration is responsible for the management and security of the nation's nuclear weapons, nuclear non-proliferation, and naval reactor programs. It also is involved in response to nuclear and radiological emergencies and provides transportation of nuclear weapons, components and nuclear materials.

SAIC said its work under the contract would primarily be performed in New Mexico, Maryland and Washington.

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