U.S. Army awards SAIC IT contract

Sept. 19, 2011 at 10:21 AM
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MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- SAIC has been contracted to provide information systems engineering and IT support services to the U.S. Army Information Systems Engineering Command.

The multiple award is an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract and has a five-year period of performance. It's total ceiling value is $892 million.

SAIC is one of three contractors that will compete for task orders under the contract.

ISEC carries out important roles in the Army's information mission area. Major functions include engineering, installing, quality assurance and testing for the diverse communications and automation systems throughout the Army.

Under the contract, Science Applications International Corp. will provide information systems engineering and IT services as required, including full life-cycle planning, design, development, engineering, implementation, procurement, logistics, evaluation, test, sustainment and ancillary services for all ISEC projects.

"We look forward to providing innovative and flexible technologies to support ISEC's engineering and technical requirements around the world," said Peter Dube, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager.

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