SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va. , July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science
Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI) announced today that it has
been awarded a contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa, Okla. ,
District, to design, engineer and construct a consolidated fuel, overhaul,
repair and test facility at Tinker Air Force Base (AFB), Okla. The award has a
22-month period of performance and a contract value of more than
The contract includes architectural design, engineering and construction services for a 148,000 sq.ft., two-story facility, that will be used for the overhaul, repair and testing of aircraft fuel control accessories. The project also includes site work and utility systems, and anti-terrorism/force protection measures.
The facility will have areas for testing fuel components, a clean room for fuel control overhauls, cleaning areas, material control areas, as well as shipping and receiving and associated support and administrative areas. The design must meet Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification standards, and be environmentally controlled and protected by a fire protection system.
"We look forward to building a modern repair, maintenance and manufacturing processes facility that features environmentally sustainable construction and will support the critical mission at Tinker AFB for many years to come," said J.T. Grumski , 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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