SAIC to provide IT support services to US Army AMCOM

22 October 2012 (Last Updated October 22nd, 2012 03:50)

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has been awarded a contract for the provision of information technology (IT) support services to the US Army Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Management Command (AMCOM).

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has been awarded a contract for the provision of information technology (IT) support services to the US Army Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Management Command (AMCOM).

Awarded under the army's information technology enterprise solutions-2 (ITES-2S) indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicle, the task order has a maximum potential value of $152m and a performance period of 37 months.

”We look forward to providing AMCOM with life-cycle information technology support services and efficient support process to ensure mission success."

Under the contract, SAIC will provide a wide range of IT support services to the AMCOM and tenants located at Redstone Arsenal in Alabama, US. Services include enterprise design, integration and consolidation, technology education and training, programme and project management, as well as systems operations and maintenance.

Additional responsibilities comprise delivery of network support and embedded information systems security and information assurance.

Commenting on the contract, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager Glenn San Giacomo said: "We look forward to providing AMCOM with life-cycle information technology support services and efficient support process to ensure mission success."

SAIC will specifically carry out systems analysis, design and development, application/systems administration, programming, software development, IT operations, as well as configuration management and communications.

Work under the contract is scheduled to be primarily conducted in Huntsville, Alaska.

The ITES-2S is a performance-based, IDIQ award vehicle designed to help the army, Department of Defense (DoD) and other federal agencies acquire a full range of innovative, standardised solutions and services to meet their global enterprise information technology requirements.

The programme is managed by the army's computer hardware, enterprise software and solutions (CHESS) programme, located at Fort Monmouth, in New Jersey, US.