SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va., April 3, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science
Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI) announced today it has been
awarded a task order from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command located
in San Diego , to support the Joint Program Executive Office for the Joint
Tactical Radio System (JTRS). This single-award contract has a one year base
period of performance, four one-year options and a total contract value of
SAIC will provide program management and engineering support services to assist the military in developing, producing and fielding the next generation of interoperable, digital, software-defined radios. Work will be performed in San Diego , Alexandria, Va., Fort Monmouth, N.J., and Aberdeen, Md.
"SAIC will help develop software and hardware, and will supply those software-defined radios into operational units," said Tom Baybrook, SAIC senior vice president and business unit manager. "This work will help enhance the technical communication capabilities of our troops as they continue to fight the global war on terror."
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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