Science Applications International Corp.Â will continue to help the U.S. Army build, integrate and maintainÂ software platforms under aÂ potential five-year, $2.9 billion task order, the company announced Tuesday.
â€œOur support directly impacts the productivity and success of U.S. soldiers, Department of Defense partners, other federal government agencies, cooperative research and development/education agreement partners, and foreign military sales,â€ saidÂ Jim Scanlon, executive vice president and general manager of SAIC's defense systems group.
SAIC will assist the systems simulation, software and integration directorate ofÂ the Armyâ€™s Combat Capabilities Development Command Aviation andÂ Missile Center as part of the task order.
The company noted it willÂ support lifecycle activities necessary to define concepts and requirements, as well as plan, develop, operate, sustain, modify, update, test, deployÂ retire systems.Â
Work covers software applications such as air and ballistic missile defense, fire support, close combat, manned and unmanned aviation, command, control and communications, interoperability, intelligence, surveillance and automatic test equipment.
â€œThis task order award represents a continuation of our successful work on the BSES contract that has spanned several years. SAIC and our teammates will ensure that critical technology lifecycle requirements are met in order to advance the Armyâ€™s mission,â€ Scanlon added.
SAIC added that its Battlefield Systems Engineering ServicesÂ and Strategic Systems Engineering ServicesÂ contracts under the General Services Administrationâ€™sÂ One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services vehicleÂ will now fall under the GSAâ€™s OASIS Software Life Cycle Development contract.