Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has teamed up withÂ Polarisâ government and defense division to compete for a U.S. Army program that aims to build an infantry squad vehicle platform.
The industry team intends to offer Polaris’Â DAGOR combat vehicle designed to accommodate as many as nine warfightersÂ along with theirÂ cargo, SAIC said Thursday.
Jim Scanlon, executive vice president and general manager of SAICâs defense systems group, said the company plans to use modern processes and tools to help engineer and integrateÂ systems through the ISV program.
Scanlon added the partnership seeks toÂ address the service branch’sÂ mobility and maneuverability requirements with the DAGOR offering.
The two companies previouslyÂ submitted to the 82nd Airborne Division a baseline sample of the vehicle for evaluation.
SAIC noted it looks toÂ build on the company’sÂ ground vehicle integration experience to addÂ cybersecurity, communications, surveillance and non-kinetic fire elements to DAGOR.