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SAIC wins JIEDDO contract

8th November 2011 - 05:00 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has announced that it has been awarded a technology and systems engineering services contract by the US General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Systems Integration and Management Center (FEDSIM). The contract will see SAIC support the Joint Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) Counter IED Operations/Intelligence Integration Center (COIC) for a two-year base period, with three one-year options.

JIEDDO provides counter-IED capability in support of combatant commanders to enable the defeat of the IED as a strategic weapon of influence. It does so by rapidly developing innovative equipment and technology, training troops and providing them with expertise.

The multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract has a contract ceiling value of $900 million for all awardees, if all options are exercised.  Under the contract, as one of four contractors that will compete for task orders, SAIC will provide technology and systems engineering services as required in areas including the development, operation and maintenance of IT and communications infrastructure.  According to the company they will also assist the COIC in performing critical and time sensitive analytical, logistics, technical and engineering tasks and help promote the continuous development of solutions to combat enemy IED threats.

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