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SAIC Awarded Contract By U.S. Army Material Command

             SAIC Awarded Contract By U.S. Army Material Command

Company to Provide Next-Generation Systems and Software Engineering Support to
the Software Engineering Center (SEC), Communications Electronics Command
(CECOM)

PR Newswire

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 29, 2012

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Science Applications International
Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) announced today it was awarded a prime contract
by the U.S. Army Acquisition Center- Aberdeen Proving Ground to provide
software engineering andscientific support services to the Software
Engineering Center (SEC), Communications Electronics Command (CECOM). The
multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract has a
two-year base period of performance, one two-year option, one one-year option,
and a total contract value of $7 billion for all awardees, if all options are
exercised. Work will be performed primarily at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.,
Fort Lee, Va., Fort Sill, Okla., Fort Hood, TX, and Fort Huachuca, Ariz.

The SEC is the Army Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence,
Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Integrated Software Management Center,
providing post deployment software support (PDSS) and post production software
support (PPSS) for deployed C4ISR, business and enterprise information
systems, and timely direct software support to the warfighter during combat
operations, contingencies and exercises.

Under the contract, SAIC will provide the SEC with full life-cycle software
engineering and sustainment; field support, training and other services for
PDSS/PPSS, C4ISR, logistics, business and enterprise resource planning
systems; information technology infrastructure support including acquisition
support,technical support, and software and application development. SAIC's
mission will be to maintain system's minimum essential warfighting capability
and to sustain the operational readiness of fielded systems. SAIC will
support the SEC in sustaining Army/Joint interoperability, supporting
architecture products, protocols, standards and tools, providing information
security and assurance services, and providing replication, distribution,
installation and training. SAIC is one of 12 contractors eligible to compete
for task orders under this contract.

"We look forward to providing the SEC with the finest life-cycle software
support and information technology solutions that will enable the Army to
sustain warfighting superiority and information dominance across the
enterprise," said John Thomas, SAIC senior vice president and business unit
general manager.

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

SOURCE SAIC

Website: http://www.saic.com
 
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