SAIC wins $89 million to support key Air Force national security initiatives

MCLEAN, Va., 15 June 2011. Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) [NYSE:SAI] won a delivery order to support the U.S. Air Force Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Plans, and Requirements, Strategic Plans and Policy Division (AF/A5XP) with professional and information technology (IT) services in support of Air Force national security initiatives.

Jun 15th, 2011

Posted by Courtney E. Howard

MCLEAN, Va., 15 June 2011. Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) [NYSE:SAI] won a delivery order to support the U.S. Air Force Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Plans, and Requirements, Strategic Plans and Policy Division (AF/A5XP) with professional and information technology (IT) services in support of Air Force national security initiatives.

The U.S. General Services Administration Federal Systems Integration and Management Center (FEDSIM) awarded the contract under the Mission Oriented Business Integration Services (MOBIS) and Information Technology Schedule 70 contracts. The delivery order calls for a five-year period of performance and has a total value of more than $89 million.

Under the contract, the SAIC team will provide professional and IT services in support of Air Force implementation and compliance of international treaties and agreements, and to support improvements in Air Force capability to combat weapons of mass destruction. The SAIC team will also help advance Air Force air and space sovereignty efforts, as well as support Air Force Integrated Air and Missile Defense objectives.
"We will continue to build on the long-standing support we have provided the Air Force in solving some of the nation's most threatening challenges," says Beverly Seay, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager.

Work will primarily be performed in the Washington, D.C., area, and at Air Force locations as required.
AF/A5XP aids the Air Force in ensuring compliance with arms control treaties and agreements, including the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) and the Chemical Weapons Convention, and integration of counter chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weapons policy.

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