SAIC logistics support for U.S. Marines

Aug. 27, 2013 at 4:02 PM

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. Marine Corps Logistics Command has given a prime contract to Science Applications International Corp. for logistics services in support of operations and program management.

The contract is a multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a base performance period of one year, with four one-year options.

SAIC, which will compete for task orders from the Marines' LOGCOM, is one of 19 companies given the prime contract. The contract carries an overall value is $854 million if all options are exercised.

Under the contract, SAIC will provide logistics support in several task areas. Among them are program management and operations; information/technology specialized support; training support; program support; transportation/supply support; and maintenance and logistics technical data.

"The logistics services SAIC and our team offer through this contract vehicle will improve LOGCOM's ability to meet the emerging needs of the Marines ...," said SAIC Senior Vice President and Group General Manager Larry Hill.

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