SAIC awarded chemical and biological defense contract by the U.S. Army

SAIC 112The U.S. Army Contracting Command awarded Science Applications International Corp. an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract to provide logistics support services to the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD), the McLean, VA-based company announced February 25. The multiple-award contract has a three-year period of performance, one three-year option, and a total contract value of $900 million for all awardees, if all options are exercised. SAIC is one of 17 awardees. Work will be performed globally depending on the task order.

“We are proud to continue our support to the JPEO-CBD by bringing our logistics, supply chain, and CBRNE knowledge and experience to provide best-in-class solutions to their joint project managers,” said Jim Scanlon, SAIC senior vice president and general manager of the U.S. Army Customer Group. “SAIC will partner with the JPEO-CBD to provide affordable logistics support to sustain and meet global force readiness requirements.”

The JPEO-CBD performs research and development work and oversees the procurement and deployment of biological and chemical detection systems, decontamination platforms, information management tools, collective protection equipment, drugs, vaccines and medical devices. Under the contract, SAIC will provide logistics support to include performance-based logistics, operation maintenance, and supply chain support to military and non-military locations worldwide.

Source: SAIC