Army picks SAIC to integrate training systems
- By Roseanne Gerin
- Jun 02, 2005
Science Applications International Corp. won a $25.7 million, 30-month contract to help the Army integrate virtual combat training systems, the company said yesterday.
The Army's Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation awarded the contract for technical and management support.
Under the Synthetic Environment Core Architecture and Integration Program SAIC will provide services related to integrating the OneSAF Objective System into the Close Combat Tactical Trainer and the Aviation Combined Arms Trainer systems. The work will be performed in Orlando. Fla.
SAIC's team includes Lockheed Martin Corp.'s simulation, training and support unit, L-3 Communications Corp., Colsa Corp., CAE USA Inc., Evans & Sutherland Computer Corp., Productivity Apex Inc., All Points Logistics Inc., Dignitas Technologies LLC and StackFrame LLC.
The team will provide architecture analysis and follow-on development of the virtual simulation architecture and develop the common virtual components within the architecture framework for the live virtual training environment.
Based in San Diego, SAIC is an employee-owned research and engineering company. It employs about 42,400 workers and had revenue of almost $7.2 billion for the year ended Jan. 31. The company is No. 3
on Washington Technology
's 2005 Top 100
list of federal prime contractors.