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SAIC to Refurbish Armor, Engines for US Marine Corps Assault Vehicles; Tom Watson Comments

SAIC logoScience Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has been awarded $53 million in contract options to update 10 assault amphibious vehicle prototypes of the U.S. Marine Corps.

SAIC said Thursday the company will work to modernize the AAV’s armor, rebuild the engine, replace transmission system, upgrade suspension components, install new water jets and blast-resistant seats and upgrade the vehicle control, instrumentation and driver interface systems.

This contract builds on a $16 million award SAIC received in May 2014 to engineer the AAVs.

SAIC will perform developmental testing and low-rate initial production work on 52 vehicles and the contract’s total value will reach $194 million over five years if all options are exercised.

The company will perform work in Charleston, South Carolina.

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