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SAIC Wins Follow-up contract to US Navy Marine Mammal Systems Program

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has received a follow-on contract to continue supporting the US Navy Marine Mammal Systems Program (MMS).  The contract will have a total value of more than $49 million should all options be exercised.
 
The MMS program uses dolphins and sea lions to find and mark underwater objects.  Dolphins with the help of sonar, and sea lions using underwater directional hearing and low-light vision to guide objects on the sea floor.
 
“SAIC has supported the Navy’s Marine Mammal Program since 1986, providing talented and committed staff who deliver the critical training needed to fulfill the MMS’s critical mission needs, ” said Tom Baybrook, SAIC senior vice president and business unit manager. “We look forward to continuing our support of this important customer, and doing our part to help keep those at sea safe from harm.”

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