SAIC awarded $80 million Navy tactical networks contract

SAIC 112Science Applications International Corp. announced on November 2 that it was awarded a prime contract by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific to continue to provide engineering services to the U.S. Navy’s afloat and ashore assets. The single award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract has a three-year base period of performance worth approximately $80 million. Work will be performed primarily in Norfolk, Virginia and San Diego, California. Additional work will be performed on U.S. Navy Ships and shore sites globally.

Tactical Networks In-Service Engineering Activity (TACNET ISEA) is responsible for the sustainment of fielded systems through end-of-life replacement, system upgrades, follow-on, or interrelated system, distant support, on-site repair, installations, and system analysis to ensure networks are performing within designed specifications. TACNET ISEA also provides engineering review of documents in support of production and installation of program-of-record systems.

“For more than 20 years, SAIC has supported SPAWAR on TACNET and its associated C4I programs and our employees are dedicated to ensuring the highest degree of fleet readiness,” said Tom Watson, SAIC vice president and general manager of the Navy and Marine Corps Customer Group. “Our team of program managers, engineers, logistic and technical support personnel are honored to continue to help ensure that the U.S. Navy’s fleet is fully operational and prepared for mission success.”

Source: SAIC