SAIC Wins Contract to Provide Security and Force Protection Services to Department of Defense

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) was awarded a contract by the U.S.Army, Engineering and Support Center in Huntsville, Ala., to provide physical security and force protection systems in support of the Department of Defense and other government agencies. The multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract has a three-year base period of performance, one two-year option and a ceiling value of $650 million dollars for all awardees.

The Huntsville Center provides a wide range of security system-related services to U.S. government agencies worldwide that embrace physical security, force protection, anti-terrorism and vulnerability reduction. Under the contract, SAIC will develop, procure, install and maintain electronic security systems and automated control systems as required, helping meet physical security and force protection requirements. SAIC is one of five awardees that will compete for task orders under this contract.

"SAIC has a demonstrated track record of delivering world-class physical security and force protection capabilities to our customers," said John Thomas, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager. "We look forward to working with the Huntsville Center to provide critical protection capabilities for people, assets and information."

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