MCLEAN, Va. and SAN DIEGO, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/—Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE:SAI) today announced it has been awarded a task order by the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to support the Tomahawk Weapons System Program. The task order has a one-year base period of performance, four one-year options, and a total value of more than $60 million if all options are exercised. Work will be performed primarily at Patuxent River, Md. The task order was awarded under the U.S. Navy's SeaPort-e contract.
Under the task order, SAIC will provide technical support services to NAVAIR Program Management Air (PMA) 280, which is responsible for delivering the Tomahawk cruise missile to the U.S. Navy. The Tomahawk provides critical, long range, precision strike missions against high value or heavily defended targets. Under the task order, SAIC will provide services in areas including systems engineering, configuration management, safety, simulation, advance concepts, and test and evaluation.
"SAIC has supported the Tomahawk program through multiple generations of technology and is pleased to continue supporting this critical weapon system program in its evolving mission," said John Fratamico, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager.