SAIC to help Navy turn out expert ship gunners

Task order covers systems engineering, training analysis

Science Applications International Corp. will continue assisting the Navy in its efforts to train sailors to maintain and operate surface ship weapons under a new task order worth up to $80 million over five years.

Under the agreement, SAIC will furnish systems engineering and training analysis services to the Navy’s Center for Surface Combat Systems and the Aegis Training and Readiness Center, company officials said in June 7 announcement.

The services will support various efforts involving manpower and personnel, infrastructure, training management, and technical and international programs, the officials said. In addition, SAIC will review training requirement for emerging and current combat systems and offer recommendations on ways that curriculum and facilities might be enhanced.

The Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Dahlgren Division awarded the task order through the Seaport-e program. The company will perform the work in Dahlgren, Va.

The Navy’s Center for Surface Combat Systems trains approximately 45,000 students annually.

SAIC of McLean, Va., ranks No. 5 on Washington Technology’s 2010 Top 100 list of the largest federal government prime contractors.

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William Welsh is a freelance writer covering IT and defense technology.

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