SAN DIEGO and McLEAN, Va. , April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science
Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has been
awarded a prime contract by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) for
the Defense Security Service (DSS) to provide development support to several
agency programs. This multiple-award blanket purchase agreement has a one
year base period of performance and three one-year options. The maximum dollar
value for all task orders that can be awarded to SAIC is
DSS, an agency of the Department of Defense, provides the military services, defense agencies, 23 federal agencies, and cleared contractor facilities with security support services. Under this contract, SAIC will support development of enhancements to DSS' Joint Personnel Adjudication System, Industrial Security Facilities Database, Defense Central Index of Investigations, Electronic Network of Registration and On-line Learning, Learning Management System and the Investigative Records Repository. SAIC will help enhance these systems by developing and integrating new technologies as required. SAIC will also provide assistance in training, network security, and configuring and managing hardware, software, and external interfaces.
"We have supported DSS with quality system application development for the past nine years," said Larry Cox , SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager. "We look forward to continuing our support of this important customer and helping improve these vital systems."
SAIC is a FORTUNE 500(R) 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 44,000 employees serve customers in the Department of Defense,
the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other
U.S. Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets. SAIC had
annual revenues of
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