SAIC wins $139 million space defense work

A team led by Science Applications International Corp., San Diego, won a contract worth up to $139 million to support the Air Force's Space and Missile Systems Center, the company announced this week.

Members of team include Arinc Inc., Annapolis, Md.; General Dynamics Corp., Falls Church, Va.; Lockheed Martin Corp., Bethesda, Md., and Northrop Grumman Corp., Los Angeles.

SAIC will act as lead integrator for the project, which has a value of $4.6 million for one year, and comes with eight option years t.

Space and Missile Systems Center is developing the Space-Based Radar, an element in the National Missile Defense program. This radar system will track incoming missiles and provide high-resolution synthetic aperture radar images and terrain information. The system is scheduled to go live in 2012.

The SAIC team will provide systems engineering and integration processes.

About the Author

Joab Jackson is the senior technology editor for Government Computer News.

Reader Comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

What is your e-mail address?

My e-mail address is:

Do you have a password?

Forgot your password? Click here


  • Dive into our Contract Award database

    In an exclusive for WT Insider members, we are collecting all of the contract awards we cover into a database that you can sort by contractor, agency, value and other parameters. You can also download it into a spreadsheet. Our databases track awards back to 2013. Read More

  • Navigating the trends and issues of 2016 Nick Wakeman

    In our latest WT Insider Report, we pull together our best advice, insights and reporting on the trends and issues that will shape the market in 2016 and beyond. Read More

contracts DB

Washington Technology Daily

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.