SAIC Awarded $20 Million Contract by U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command

SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va. , Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Acquisition...


SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va. , Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Acquisition Center -- Natick Contracting Division. This multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will support the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC). The contract has a one year base period of performance, four one year options and a ceiling value of $20 million. Work will be performed at NHRC facilities across the U.S. as required.

The NHRC develops and delivers operational biomedical research solutions that enhance the health, safety, readiness and performance of our military forces. Under the contract SAIC will provide support to NHRC by conducting biomedical, epidemiological and clinical research to help prepare and protect our nation's Warfighters. SAIC will provide services in areas including medical modeling and simulation, warfighter performance, HIV/AIDS Prevention, behavioral sciences and epidemiology. SAIC will also perform research in deployment health, submarine and aerospace medical effects, environmental health effects and directed energy bioeffects.

"We look forward to continuing our 21 year relationship with NHRC by helping to support the medical readiness of the armed services," said John Ferriter , SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager.

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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 $8.9 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2008 . For more information, visit http://www.saic.com.

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