SAIC reports new military contracts

Feb. 13, 2012 at 11:25 AM
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MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 13 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Air Force are to receive support services from SAIC under separate contracts.

The first is a blanket purchase agreement for technical, analytical and executive-level administrative services for the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Defense Programs.

The award has a one-year base period of performance and is worth $95 million if four, one-year options are exercised.

Services to be provided include nuclear-related technical assessments, improvement of processes and productivity and providing management and integration of programs and projects.

"We look forward to continuing to provide critical policy, technical analysis and advisory support services to enable the OASD (NCB) to achieve mission success across the breadth of its roles and responsibilities mission set, to include sustaining a safe, secure and effective nuclear deterrent and countering the threat from nuclear terrorism and nuclear proliferation," said Tom Watson, SAIC senior vice president and acting business unit general manager.

The contract from the Air Force is for design and engineering services to the service's Materiel Command and other Department of Defense agencies. It is an indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity award with a five-year performance period and a contract ceiling value of about $1.9 billion for all 26 contract awardees, who will compete for task orders.

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