SAN DIEGO , Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HRH Prince Andrew , The Duke of York, visited Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI) today in his role as the UK's Special Representative for International Trade and Investment.
During his visit, HRH was given presentations on SAIC's current energy initiatives and contributions to FRES (Future Rapid Effect System), the UK Ministry of Defense program to modernize the British Army. He was also given a demonstration of SAIC's Military Mobile VACIS(R) system, which produces digital images of the contents of vehicles and containers for online analysis.
The Duke was escorted throughout his visit by SAIC chairman and CEO Ken Dahlberg . The visit by The Duke of York is part of a wider program of engagement to help forge stronger ties between the UK and American Industry.
With more than 1,000 employees based in London and Scotland, SAIC provides business consulting, IT solutions development, and project and IT operational services for UK and European customers in the defense, intelligence, public administration, energy and life sciences sectors. SAIC has also developed relationships with UK academic institutions including a recently announced agreement with the University of Kent to help develop innovative biometrics technologies.
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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