National Reconnaissance Office names SAIC for signals intelligence work

SAN DIEGO, 13 Jan. 2006. Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC)'s Space & Geospatial Intelligence (S&GI) business unit today announced that it was awarded a $30 million contract by the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) to continue support to the Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) Applications and Integration Office (SAIO) and the NRO's SIGINT Directorate.

Jan 13th, 2006

SAN DIEGO, 13 Jan. 2006. Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC)'s Space & Geospatial Intelligence (S&GI) business unit today announced that it was awarded a $30 million contract by the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) to continue support to the Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) Applications and Integration Office (SAIO) and the NRO's SIGINT Directorate.

SAIC will provide systems, engineering, test and evaluation and management support on the fixed-price level-of-effort contract, which has a one-year base plus four one-year options. The work will be performed in Chantilly, Va.

"The NRO is a critical national security customer for SAIC and this win clearly reflects upon our solid reputation of hard work and dedication to the NRO's vital SIGINT mission," said K. Stuart Shea, SAIC senior vice president and general manager of the S&GI Business Unit.

SAIC, in support of SAIO, is providing the services to apply the capabilities of NRO systems to directly support the warfighter. The National Security Operation of the Space & Geospatial Intelligence Business Unit, based in Herndon, Va., is responsible for program execution. SAIC leads a team of subcontractors in the northern Virginia area.

SAIC is the largest employee-owned research and engineering company in the United States, with more than 43,000 employees in over 150 cities worldwide. For the fiscal year ended January 31, 2005, the company reported annual revenues of $7.2 billion. 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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