SAIC gets task order from US Army and General Services Administration

23 August 2018 (Last Updated August 23rd, 2018 12:16)

Science Applications International (SAIC) has received a new task order from the US Army and the General Services Administration.

Science Applications International (SAIC) has received a new task order from the US Army and the General Services Administration.

The contract is to support the Maneuver Center of Excellence, Maneuver Battle Lab in Fort Benning, Georgia.

Valued at nearly $52m, the single-award task order has a one-year base period of performance with four one-year options.

SAIC Defense Systems Customer Group senior vice-president and general manager Jim Scanlon said: “During the past 13 years, SAIC has successfully supported the Maneuver Battle Lab and helped them meet fast-paced demands.

“We are excited to continue our work in experimentation, modelling and simulation, and systems engineering for the army.

“We remain committed to their mission through our technical expertise and innovative ideas we bring forth each day.”

“We are excited to continue our work in experimentation, modelling and simulation, and systems engineering for the army.”

Under the deal, the company will support the Maneuver Battle Lab’s mission to carry out combined arms live, virtual, constructive, and game-based experimentation.

The support improves soldier readiness and focuses on the soldier and Infantry, Stryker, and Armour, Brigade Combat Teams (BCTs), and reconnaissance and Calvary formations.

SAIC Engineering, Integration and Mission Solutions Market Segment senior vice-president and general manager Josh Jackson said: “Our decades of synthetic experimentation experience and investments in simulation integration have enabled us to intimately understand and support this mission.

“We are pleased to continue helping the army prepare for the future.”

Earlier this month, the company secured a prime contract worth approximately $116m from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific to continue delivering engineering services to the US Navy’s afloat and ashore assets.