SAIC to support Air Force cyber warfare

SAN DIEGO, March 13 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force has contracted Science Applications International Corp. to provide cyberspace-management and analytical-support services.

U.S. company SAIC was awarded the contract from the Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency. Under the $12 million deal, SAIC will provide support services for the Air Force Network Operations.


Officials said the majority of the support work from SAIC would take place at Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana and would include helping AFNETOPS manage next-generation warfare, cyber defense and attack operations and other services.

"We look forward to supporting AFNETOPS and the evolution of the Air Force network warfare operations mission to a cyber capability with integrated processes, procedures, data and systems to support air, space and electromagnetic spectrum operations," Larry Cox, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager, said in a statement.

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