SAIC (NYSE: SAI) claimed a task order from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), National Exercise Division (NED) to design and support national level exercises to evaluate catastrophic earthquake preparedness.
According to the firm, “the task order has a five-month base period of performance, a single one-year option, and is valued at more than $12 million if the option is exercised. Work will be performed throughout the United States. The task order was awarded under the DHS National Exercise Program (NEP) contract.”
“SAIC is pleased to support the critical catastrophic disaster preparedness mission at FEMA and its NED, ” said Charles Zang, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager. “We look forward to helping evaluate and enhance our government’s capability to prepare for, respond to, and recover from a catastrophic earthquake.”