SAIC wins human dimension support services contract from US Army

26 April 2016 (Last Updated April 26th, 2016 18:30)

Science Applications International (SAIC) has secured a contract to provide human dimension support services (HDSS) to the US Army.

Science Applications International (SAIC) has secured a contract to provide human dimension support services (HDSS) to the US Army.

The $93m contract covers training services for special operations soldiers, federal agencies and civilian employees.

The services are intended for the Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center (AMRDEC), Software Engineering Directorate (SED).

SAIC army customer group senior vice-president and general manager Jim Scanlon said: "As part of this contract, SAIC will continue to provide soldiers with services that will improve their cognitive, tactical and physical performance in high-stress environments."

"SAIC will continue to provide soldiers with services that will improve their cognitive, tactical and physical performance in high-stress environments."

SAIC will help enhance performance across SED's initiatives with the Department of Defense (DoD) and government agencies.

Awarded under the General Services Administration's One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services (OASIS) vehicle, the task order has a one-year base period of performance and four one-year options.

Work under the contract will be performed across the country.

In February, SAIC secured a position in a $900m contract providing support to the US DoD Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD).

The company will provide chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) support to US military services.