SAIC awarded $575 million contract by the US Army Engineering and Support Center

saicThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville (CEHNC) awarded Science Applications International Corp. of McLean, VA the High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP) Integrated Technical Services (HITS) task order to provide program management and technical support necessary to advance the services, capabilities, infrastructure, and technologies in the HPCMP supercomputing centers.

The single-award, hybrid firm-fixed-priced, cost -reimbursable, cost-plus-incentive- fee task order has a one-year base period of performance, four one-year options, and a total contract value of $575 million, if all options are exercised. Work will be performed at centers in Hawaii, Maryland, Mississippi, and Ohio. The task order was awarded under the U.S. General Services Administration Alliant Governmentwide Acquisition Contract vehicle, SAIC announced October 5.

“We are excited to expand our customer base by providing leading services and solutions to CEHNC,” said Jim Scanlon, SAIC senior vice president and general manager of the Army Customer Group. “These world class services will address some of the most challenging problems that face our nation from oceanography and meteorology to nanotechnology and advanced weapon systems. We are proud to continue our commitment to the warfighter and to developing the technologies that shape tomorrow.”

CEHNC provides specialized technical expertise, global engineering solutions, and cutting edge innovations through centrally managed programs in support of national interests. It supports specialized missions that require unique technical expertise in programs with national or broad scope.

Under the HITS task order, SAIC will plan, deliver, execute, analyze, and report on high performance computing projects, services and activities. SAIC will also provide systems engineering and technical support for defining, planning, managing, and executing projects/programs to repair, modernize, improve, and acquire HPCMP and Department of Defense Supercomputing Resource Center assets and capabilities.

Source: SAIC