SAIC Awarded Contract By Battlespace Flight Services, LLC
Company to Provide Operations and Maintenance Services in Support of the Air
Combat Command Remotely Piloted Aircraft
MCLEAN, Va., June 13, 2013
MCLEAN, Va., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Science Applications International
Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) announced it was awarded a subcontract by
Battlespace Flight Services, LLC to provide operations and maintenance (O&M)
services in support of the Air Combat Command (ACC) Remotely Piloted Aircraft
(RPA). The single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity subcontract
has a one-year base period of performance, four one-year options, one
six-month extension option, and a total contract value of $95 million, if all
options are exercised. Work will be performed primarily at international
Battlespace Flight Services is the incumbent provider for the United States
Air Force's (USAF) MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft.
This program supports the USAF Air Combat Command, the Air National Guard, and
other major command and combatant command customers. Under the contract, SAIC
will provide O&M maintenance of RPA communications systems including Fixed
Site Satcom Terminal (FSST) and Satcom Earth Terminal Subsystem (SETSS) ground
satellite systems to support Predator, Reaper and Global Hawk operations.
"We look forward to providing global connectivity to RPA in support of remote
split operations for the United States Air Force, United States Navy and other
government agencies," said John Fratamico, SAIC senior vice president and
group general manager.
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
38,000 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.
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