SAIC provides IT support for Defense Logistics Agency

MCLEAN, Va., 21 Oct. 2005. Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) announced today a task order award to support the Defense Logistics Agency's (DLA) activities inside the Hart-Doyle-Inouye Federal Center in Battle Creek, Mich.

MCLEAN, Va., 21 Oct. 2005. Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) announced today a task order award to support the Defense Logistics Agency's (DLA) activities inside the Hart-Doyle-Inouye Federal Center in Battle Creek, Mich.

With over 1,100 employees and contractors, DLIS provides support to the military services, other Defense Department agencies, federal civil agencies, industry, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, and other foreign governments for the management of assigned logistics information. The DLIS and DRMS IT activities have been merged into one, DLA J6B. This new organization resides in the HDI Federal Center and supports DRMS remote offices around the world.

Awarded by the GSA Federal Systems Integration and Management Center (FEDSIM) under GSA's Millennia contract vehicle, the task-order award has a base year value of $7.6 million with an additional option year valued at $7.4 million for a potential total of $15 million.

SAIC will provide first and second level helpdesk support known as "Tier 1 and Tier 2" services, as well as mid-tier (HP Unix type devices), asset management, telecommunications, and support for local area network operations and limited information assurance in support of the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) and Defense Logistics Information Service (DLIS) personnel.

"This important win allows SAIC to continue a proud tradition of over 20 years of service to the Defense Logistics Agency," said Jim Cuff, SAIC senior vice president and manager of the Logistics and Engineering Solutions Business Unit. "This contract positions SAIC as a premier provider of information technology program support services to the DLA."

SAIC is the largest employee-owned research and engineering company in the United States, with annual revenues of $7.2 billion and more than 43,000 employees in over 150 cities worldwide. SAIC engineers and scientists solve complex technical problems in national security, homeland security, energy, the environment, space, telecommunications, health care, and logistics. For more information, see www.saic.com.

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