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.email@example.com Jennifer.firstname.lastname@example.org SOURCE SAIC Website: http://www.saic.com
SAIC Awarded Contract by Naval Health Research Center
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