SAIC wins $79M Air Force contract
Reston federal contractor to deliver engineering services to missile systems
The U.S. Air Force awarded Reston-based Fortune 500 federal contractor Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) a five-year, $79 million contract to deliver mission engineering services to one of the branch’s missile systems, the company announced Tuesday.
Under the contract, SAIC will work on the 414th Supply Chain Management Squadron’s Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) LGM-30 Minuteman III missile system.
“As part of this new task order, SAIC will partner with the squadron to advance its mission by providing end-to-end product support and sustainment solutions using technologies like model-based systems engineering to reduce risk and optimize the Air Force supply chain,” Michael LaRouche, executive vice president and general manager of SAIC’s National Security Group, said in a statement. “The 414th mission is critical to our national defense, and our newly designed solutions will enhance Air Force readiness.”
The squadron provides services pertaining to enterprise demand, supply plans and engineering authority. SAIC under the contract will work to analyze and recommend solutions to enhance the reliability of the system, simplify maintenance and make it work with other systems.
Under the Information Analysis Center Multiple Award Contract (IAC MAC), SAIC will also will also focus on the suitability, lifecycle management, failure testing and manufacturing sourcing for the systems and its associated equipment.
SAIC employs more than 25,000 people and has pro forma annual revenues of $7.1 billion.