SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science
Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has been
awarded a contract by the U.S. Army to provide support services to the U.S.
Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC). This multiple-award,
indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a ceiling value of
USAMRMC, located at Fort Detrick in Maryland, manages the largest biomedical research and development portfolio within the Department of Defense (DOD). It also manages logistics, health facilities and information technology for the Army Medical Department.
Under this five-year follow-on contract, SAIC will provide USAMRMC with scientific and business support services facilitating research and development program planning, justifying programs within the Army and DOD, as well as to Congress, and evaluating alternatives for organizational change. SAIC will also support financial accounting, information technology, regulatory affairs and program management.
"This award continues SAIC's 26-year history providing services to USAMRMC," said Bob McCord, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager. "The solutions we deliver will be a critical part of this client's mission-critical work to support the warfighter."
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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