SAIC gets USD 621m US Central Command task order

The US General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Systems Integration and Management Center awarded Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) the US Central Command (USCENTCOM) Command, Control, Communications, and Computers Enterprise Support (C4ES) task order worth approximately USD 621 million, the company said.

The single-award contract has a one-year base period of performance, four one-year options, and two one-year performance-based term periods. Work will be performed primarily at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida, CENTCOM Forward Headquarters (CFH) in Doha, Qatar, and in multiple international locations as required.

As part of the task order, awarded under the GSA Alliant Government-wide Acquisition Contract vehicle, SAIC will provide information technology (IT) support services to the J6 Directorate, including network operations and maintenance; telephony, cable and communications infrastructure systems and server maintenance; helpdesk and desktop support; audio/visual and wireless technology; executive communications support; IT training; software and network engineering; defensive cyber operations; enterprise architecture; inventory management; knowledge management; and surge support.

The USCENTCOM mission is to direct and enable military operations and activities with allies and partners to increase regional security and stability in support of enduring US interests. The J6 Directorate oversees USCENTCOM´s IT services. Its mission is to effectively and efficiently enable information sharing anytime, anywhere through a Joint and C4 Network-Centric Environment that is flexible, redundant, reliable, secure, and protected.

SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets.