SAIC to Support Army Battlefield Systems Under $980M Task Order; Jim Scanlon Comments

Jim Scanlon

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has received a potential three-year, $980 million task order from the General Services Administration to help the U.S. Army engineer, integrate and field technology platforms designed for battlefield missions.

The company said Monday it will provide systems and computer resource engineering services to the Army’s Software Engineering Directorate; Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center; and Research, Development and Engineering Command.

“For more than 20 years, SAIC has provided critical technologies to warfighters in the field,” said Jim Scanlon,  senior vice president and general manager of SAIC’s defense systems customer group.

Scanlon added that company will continue to help SED in efforts to equip Army soldiers with tools necessary for them to perform missions.

SAIC will perform work at the directorate’s Alabama facility.

The order was issued under GSA’s One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services procurement vehicle and contains a one-base period along with two option years.

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