SAIC Presents UAV Communications 2008 Small Business of the Year Award
Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI) today announced that it has presented UAV Communications, Inc. (UAV) SAIC's 2008 Small Business of the Year Award. Tony Moraco, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager, and Stu Shea, president of SAIC's Intelligence, Security and Technology Group, presented the award at a reception yesterday in McLean, Va.
"SAIC and UAV have worked together for more than four years, combining strengths to better serve our Department of Defense customers," said Moraco. "UAV has teamed with SAIC on several opportunities, including SAIC contracts with the U.S. Air Force, providing technical solutions and tools to help increase operational effectiveness."
SAIC has recognized small businesses for their efforts in enhancing contract performance, improving customer satisfaction, and assisting in obtaining new business since 1998.
"We are pleased to work with a small business of UAV's capability and character on efforts vital to national security," said Shea.
Robert Fitzgerald, president of UAV accepted the award on behalf of UAV.
"This is indeed an honor for us, particularly knowing the large number of small businesses that work with SAIC," he said. "We sincerely appreciate the recognition of our achievements and look forward to continuing and expanding our mutually successful relationship."
For more information on SAIC's small business programs visit http://www.saic.com/sbp/ .
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 45,000 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 www.saic.com.
More from Uncrewed Vehicles
The Royal Danish Navy is boosting its autonomous mine countermeasures capabilities by procuring new uncrewed underwater systems.
A team at the University of Maine will define a path forward to support advanced manufacturing of USVs, under a contract from the US Office of Naval Research.
Insitu receives order for 13 Blackjack and 25 ScanEagle UAVs.
Ukraine ordered 40 Warmates, half of which have already reached frontline units with the remainder to arrive by the end of September.
Despite a number of Skyborg test successes, a defence expert has questioned how the development of next generation drones will advance without activities being concentrated and clear requirements set out.