SAIC Wins $46M Army Contract to Build Egyptian Combat Training Center in Cairo

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) has won a three-year $46 million prime U.S. Army contract to build a combat training center in Cairo for the training arm of Egypt’s ministry of defense.

SAIC will design and build a fixed and mobile armed forces training center  that is interoperable with two previous training centers it built under direct contracts with the Egyptian government.

The center will allow brigade-level large training exercises and realistic force-on-force training.

Software and hardware systems will support exercise control, field instrumentation, weapons engagement simulation, after action reviews and live and constructive commanders training.

“We are pleased to continue SAIC’s support of the Egyptian armed forces through the AFCTC No. 3, ” said Bev Seay, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager.  “The AFCTC program is critical to preparing Egypt’s warfighters for their critical missions, and we look forward to helping them maintain training readiness and enhance their realistic modeling and simulation capabilities.”

Work will be performed primarily in Orlando, Fla. and San Diego, Calif.

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