SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI) today announced that it has been awarded a contract under the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command's Warfighter Analysis and Integration Program to provide Biometrics Automated Toolset (BAT) development and operational support to the U.S. Army Program Executive Office -- Enterprise Information Systems.
The single-award, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract has a one-year period of
performance. The value of the contract is more than
SAIC will continue to expand its role providing in-country Army and Marine Corps units with dedicated full-service onsite BAT operational and technical support. The operational support is designed to provide 24/7 full-system availability and functionality and includes system, database and network administration as well as onsite training and logistics administration.
Through this contract, the SAIC-led team will help ensure continued, reliable, Warfighter-centric, low risk, technical and operational support to BAT systems, peripherals and networks. The contract also provides a mechanism to support the BAT as it evolves into a formal program with the U.S. Army and Marine Corps.
"The continuation of this effort will allow SAIC to contribute to the growing biometrics support of our fighting men and women throughout the world," said John Thomas , SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager. "SAIC is proud that the Army has chosen SAIC to help solve these complex problems facing our nation's war effort."
SAIC is a leading provider of scientific, engineering, systems integration
and technical services and solutions to all branches of the U.S. military,
agencies of the Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S.
Department of Homeland Security and other U.S. Government civil agencies, as
well as to customers in selected commercial markets. With approximately 44,000
employees in more than 150 cities worldwide, SAIC engineers and scientists
solve complex technical challenges requiring innovative solutions for
customers' mission-critical functions. SAIC had annual revenues of
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