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SAIC Awarded Contract By National Institutes of Health



            SAIC Awarded Contract By National Institutes of Health

Company to Provide Information Technology Support Services to the National
Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Information and Technology
Applications Center (ITAC)

PR Newswire

MCLEAN, Va., April 3, 2013

MCLEAN, Va., April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International
Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) announced it was awarded a prime contract by
the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) National Heart, Lung, and Blood
Institute (NHLBI) to provide information technology (IT) support services to
the NHLBI's Information Technology and Applications Center (ITAC).  The
multiple-award blanket procurement agreement (BPA) has a five-year base period
of performance and a total contract value of $184 million for all awardees. 
Work will be performed primarily in Bethesda, Md. and the
Washington-Metropolitan area.

ITAC directs and implements a broad range of business, research, and clinical
informatics programs in support of the biomedical research mission of the
NHLBI and articulates the NHLBI IT strategic plan, forecasts future needs, and
sets and implements NHLBI IT policies and procedures.  Under the contract SAIC
will provide IT support services that are central to management of NHLBI's
research mission.  As a part of the BPA, SAIC competed for and won three task
orders valued at $18 million to assist the NHLBI by implementing new software
and technology, enabling business process improvements and automation,
maintaining web sites and databases, and modernizing its grants management
program. SAIC is one of five contractors eligible to compete for task orders
under the contract.

"We are pleased to support the NHLBI by helping to modernize and automate its
systems, enabling the institute to achieve its mission to promote the
prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases and enhance the
health of all individuals," said Steve Comber, SAIC senior vice president and
group 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 $11.2 billion for its
fiscal year ended January 31, 2013.  For more information, visit
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, 2013, 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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