The U.S. Navy has awarded positions on a potential $122, 861, 882 software engineering support contract to SAIC Inc. (NYSE: SAI) and General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) information technology unit.
The Defense Department said SAIC Inc. won $23, 417, 711 in base funding and will compete for $40, 113, 362, while GDIT won a base $19, 914, 712 and will compete for $34, 140, 714.
The multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract contains three base years and a two-year option and the companies will compete for task orders to perform work.
The companies will compete to provide software development, design, implementation and integration support for command, control, communications, computers and intelligence systems.
Additional work includes supplying engineering products for C4I software applications and database management systems for current and future C4I systems.
Ninety percent of work under each contract will occur in San Diego and the rest will occur at SAIC’s McLean, Va. facility and GDIT’s facility in Fairfax.
The Pentagon expects work to finish by April 26, 2015 and the San Diego-based Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific is the contracting activity.
SAIC and General Dynamics were also recently included alongside seven other firms under a potential $1.5 billion Navy contract to transport legacy vessels to foreign buyers.