MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 15 (UPI) -- The U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center has contracted Science Applications International Corp. to support communication capabilities.
U.S. company SAIC was awarded $98 million to support the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific with radio frequency engineering and evaluation support.
As part of the five-year deal, SAIC primarily will support the SSC Pacific RF communications operations in San Diego. SAIC, which was selected with four other defense contractors, will be responsible for on-site technical assistance and logistics support, among other requirements.
"SAIC is pleased to provide life-cycle management for a range of programs during the critical period from system conception through system operation," Tom Baybrook, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager, said in a statement.
"We look forward to delivering communications and engineering solutions in support of the war fighter."