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SAIC tapped for support services for joint military forces

SAIC has announced it is one of seven companies selected for a contract to provide services to the U.S. military under a Joint Force Development Support Services contract from the U.S. military.
By Richard Tomkins   |   June 2, 2014 at 10:39 AM
MCLEAN, Va., June 2 (UPI) -- SAIC has received a spot on a multiple-award contract vehicle to support the U.S. military's Joint Staff J-7 Directorate for personnel and readiness.

The Joint Force Development Support Services award is an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for training, education and exercise solutions and services. It has a five-year period of period of performance.

The contract's potential value for all seven awardees is more than $800 million.

"SAIC is poised to provide exceptional joint training and force development capabilities to warfighters facing complex and diverse challenges today," said Mark Escobar, Science Applications International Corporation's senior vice president for DOD Agencies and Commands Group. "This contract will develop and maintain current and future joint warfighting capabilities, and ensure the force is well trained, adaptable, and responsive.

"With our experienced and talented staff, we bring an entire portfolio of capabilities to the Joint Staff and beyond in an integrated manner, consistent with the priorities the chairman (of the Joint Chiefs of Staff) has set out in his vision for the force of 2020"

SAIC said it will provide adaptive support for training and real-world operations through education, training assessment, concept development, experimentation, and assessments.

The Joint Staff J-7 Directorate for Joint Force Development supports the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, through joint force development to advance operational effectiveness.

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