SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va. , Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science
Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has been
awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) John A.
Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, Mass. This
multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will support
Communication, Navigation and Surveillance, and Traffic Management activities.
The contract has a five year period of performance and a ceiling value of
The Volpe Center, part of DOT's Research and Innovative Technology Administration, strives to improve the Nation's transportation system by anticipating future issues, developing tools and technologies, and fostering safety innovation. Under the contract, SAIC will work with the Volpe Center to develop and implement communications, navigation, and surveillance solutions required to manage traffic increases. SAIC previously supported the Volpe Center through work on the Federal Aviation Administration's Flight Standards and Aircraft Certification Services; and, as the prime contractor for the Telecommunications Information Management Services program -- a critical element in maintaining the master circuit locations for aviation related communications services, and in the maintenance of the Airport and Facilities Directory.
"SAIC is pleased to continue providing high caliber engineering/technical support and innovative solutions to meet the Volpe Center's critical transportation needs," said Charles Zang , SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager.
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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