SAIC Wins Defense Department Contract Worth Up To $930 Million
SAIC will provide the Defense Department with a range of technical services, including integration of IT systems, performance monitoring, and validation of testing methods.
Science Applications International Corp. said it has secured a deal to provide integration and testing services to the Department of Defense under a contract worth up to $930 million.
The deal was announced Monday.
Under the indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract, SAIC will provide the department's Joint Test and Evaluation Program Office with a range of technical services, including integration of IT systems, performance monitoring, and validation of testing methods.
The contract has a five-year base period worth $465 million, with up to five one-year extension periods renewable at $93 million per year. The Defense Department's Joint Test and Evaluation Program Office conducts operational tests of military equipment on behalf of the Army, Navy, and Air Force.
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