Tuesday, July 5, 2011

DTN News - SAIC DEFENSE NEWS: SAIC Awarded Contract For $63 Million Task Order To Support MRAP Operations

Defense War News Updates: DTN News - SAIC DEFENSE NEWS: SAIC Awarded Contract For $63 Million Task Order To Support MRAP Operations
(NSI News Source Info) TORONTO, Canada - July 5, 2011: The U.S. Department of Defense issued/notification # 578 dated July 5, 2011 released indicates Science Applications International Corporation, McLean, Va., was awarded a $63,231,564 firm-fixed-price level-of-effort contract.

The award will provide for the modification of an existing contract to service, augment and sustain Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles, and provide Joint Logistics Integrator capability for integrated logistics, engineering and fielding services. Work will be performed in McLean, Va.; Kuwait; and Afghanistan; with an estimated completion date of Sept. 18, 2011.

The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (W56HZV-09-A-0003).

SAIC is playing a key role in rapidly delivering the high-priority, lifesaving Mine-Resistant-Ambush-Protected (MRAP) vehicles to soldiers and Marines in Iraq and Afghanistan.

MRAP vehicles support urban combat operations, multi-mission operations, and mine/IED clearance operations and explosive ordnance disposal. Under the task order, SAIC will provide planning, management, and analytical support to all levels of the MRAP JPO team. SAIC will provide logistics services as well as services in support of JPOs oversight and management of original equipment manufacturers during activities associated with fielding, training, and sustainment operations. Additionally, SAIC will enable JPO MRAP to rapidly perform logistic engineering analysis and provide timely insight into fleet readiness and sustainment.

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