SAIC to support NATO experimentation campaign
- By Gail Repsher Emery
- May 11, 2004
Science Applications International Corp. won a contract to support the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's Headquarters' Supreme Allied Commander Transformation Experimentation Campaign, company officials said today.
The firm-fixed-price contract is worth $2.9 million the first year and has two one-year options, which could bring the total contract value to $10.3 million, according to SAIC officials.
San Diego-based SAIC will work with NATO's Joint Experimentation, Exercise and Assessment Team to develop recommendations based on joint warfighting experimentation and improving interoperability to reduce redundancy, synchronize technology fielding and develop joint initiatives.
SAIC will also prioritize the most promising joint capabilities for further experimentation and prioritize joint requirements. SAIC will develop and monitor various plans for data collection, management and analysis, company officials said.
SAIC's team member on the contract is EADS North America, the U.S. holding company of the European Aeronautic Defence and Space Co., a defense and aerospace company in Amsterdam. EADS had revenue of $35.6 billion in 2003, and employs more than 100,000 people.
SAIC, an employee-owned research and engineering company, had annual revenue of $6.7 billion in fiscal 2004 and employs more than 43,000 people. The company ranks No. 5 on Washington Technology's 2004 list of Top 100 federal IT prime contractors, with $2.86 billion in prime contract work.