SAIC Awarded Contract by U.S. Army Research Laboratory

McLEAN, Va, Jan 10, 2011

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] announced today it was awarded a follow-on contract by the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's (ARL) Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate (SEDD) in support of the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). The multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract has a five year base period of performance and a total ceiling value of $400 million for all awardees.  

The SEDD is the principal Army organization for basic and applied research in sensors, electron devices, and power and energy, helping ensure U.S. military superiority. It conducts innovative research in the areas of sensors, electron devices and power and energy to provide the Army with affordable enabling technology in advanced electro-optical technologies; flexible displays; advanced RF technologies; electronic materials and devices; autonomous sensing; micro autonomous technologies; hybrid electric vehicle, platform, and pulse power; directed energy; and micro, Soldier, and portable power.  Under the contract, SAIC will provide research and development services as required, in areas ranging from applied research to low rate initial production supporting four mission areas – expeditionary warfare, irregular warfare, special operations and stabilization and reconstruction. This support will help USSOCOM leverage emerging research and development technologies and focus benefits to sustain operational superiority. SAIC is one of seven awardees that will compete for task orders under the contract.

"We look forward to continuing our work with the special forces community to rapidly develop and field solutions to help address emerging threats," said John Fratamico, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager.

About SAIC

SAIC is a FORTUNE 500® scientific, engineering, and technology applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy and the environment, critical infrastructure, and health. The company's approximately 45,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets. Headquartered in McLean, Va., SAIC had annual revenues of $10.8 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2010. For more information, visit SAIC: From Science to Solutions®

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