SAIC Awarded Contract by Naval Health Research Center

            SAIC Awarded Contract by Naval Health Research Center

Company to Provide Research and Development Support Services to the Warfighter
Performance Department

PR Newswire

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 15, 2012

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International
Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) announced today it was awarded a prime contract
by the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) to provide research and development
support services to the NHRC Warfighter Performance department. The
single-award cost-plus fixed-fee (CPFF) contract has a one-year base period of
performance, four one-year options and a total contract value of approximately
$24 million, if all options are exercised. Work will be performed primarily
in San Diego, Calif.

The NHRC Warfighter Performance department conducts research related to the
measurement, maintenance, restoration, enhancement, and modeling of human
performance in military operational environments.Under the contract, SAIC
will provide research and development support services specifically in aspects
of human performance, physiology and psychology investigative studies that
involve planning, coordinating, designing, and executing experimental
protocols that meet with the overall mission of the research objectives. Work
will include the study and development of new strategies for enhancing human
performance, including: load carriage impact on injury and performance;
thermoregulation as it relates to prevention of heat illness and return to
duty from a heat injury; exposure to cold temperature and cold water
operations; operations performed at altitude; surveillance markers of
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) relative to biomechanics and cognitive function;
definition of patterns of resiliency to physical and psychological injury;
enhance training strategies to improve post deployment behavioral health
outcomes; and establish return-to-duty criteria for wounded service members.

"We are pleased to continue supporting the Naval Health Research Center and
providing the scientific and technical expertise to help ensure our military
personnel are ready for duty, and can perform at the highest levels - both
physically and psychologically," said Steve Comber, SAIC senior vice president
and business unit general manager.

About SAIC

SAIC is a FORTUNE 500® scientific, engineering, and technology applications
company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital
importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy and the
environment, critical infrastructure, and health. The Company's approximately
40,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the
intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S.
Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets. Headquartered in
McLean, Va., SAIC had annual revenues of approximately $10.6 billion for its
fiscal year ended January 31, 2012. For more information, visit
http://www.saic.com/. SAIC: From Science to Solutions®

Statements in this announcement, other than historical data and information,
constitute forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. A
number of factors could cause our actual results, performance, achievements,
or industry results to be very different from the results, performance, or
achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Some of
these factors include, but are not limited to, the risk factors set forth in
SAIC's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the period ended January 31, 2012, and
other such filings that SAIC makes with the SEC from time to time. Due to such
uncertainties and risks, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on
such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof.

Contact: Melissa Koskovich  Jennifer Gephart
             (703) 676-6762           (703) 676-6389
             Melissa.l.koskovich@saic.com Jennifer.a.gephart@saic.com

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