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SAIC to Help USDA Develop New Crop Insurance Products; Bob Genter Comments

SAIC logoScience Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has received a $156 million contract from the Agriculture Department to develop new crop insurance products and design information technology systems for USDA’s Risk Management Agency.

The company said Tuesday it will perform program and project management, enterprise architecture, software development, IT operations and maintenance and end-user services.

The contract contains a one-year base period of performance and four one-year options for work to be performed in Kansas City.

“SAIC has supported USDA RMA for more than 15 years and we are proud to continue to deliver these critical IT services to ensure America’s farmers and ranchers obtain the proper support they need, ” said Bob Genter, senior vice president and general manager of SAIC’s federal civilian customer group.

Federal Crop Insurance Corp. is managed by RMA and provides crop insurance to farmers and ranchers in the U.S.

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