SAIC Gets $64M Navy Hypersonic Tech Support Order; Jim Scanlon Quoted

SAIC Gets $64M Navy Hypersonic Tech Support Order; Jim Scanlon Quoted
Jim Scanlon EVP-GM of DSG SAIC

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has received a potential five-year, $63.5M task order to help the U.S. Navy engineer and integrate hypersonic technologies.

SAIC said Thursday it will provide administrative support, facilities and equipment to the  the Global Deterrence mission — also known as Code GX — at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Indiana.

“We are proud to earn the confidence of NSWC Crane, and to support their mission by providing engineering and technical support for Navy sensors, electronics, electronic warfare and special warfare weapons," said Jim Scanlon, executive vice president and general manager of SAIC's defense systems group.

The branch awarded the task order under the SeaPort Next Generation contract vehicle.

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