Navy arranges support for joint special ops programs
Five-year task order includes technical data and integrated logistics work
- By David Hubler
- Feb 22, 2010
Science Applications International Corp. will provide technical and engineering services to the Navy under a five-year task order that could be worth more than $351 million if all options are exercised.
The follow-on contract by the Naval Surface Warfare Center - Crane Division specifically calls for SAIC to support its Joint Special Operations Response Department, according to an announcement today by SAIC.
The JSORD provides the Defense and Homeland Security departments with specialized training and support in sensors, communications, mobility, maneuverability, and special munitions and weapons.
Under the task order, SAIC’s services will include scientific and engineering analysis, test and evaluation, technical data and integrated logistics support, field engineering, and configuration and data management.
These services will support JSORD sensor and weapon programs, with emphasis on electro-optic systems, the announcement said.
Work will be performed at the Naval Surface Warfare Center facilities in Crane, Ind.
The task order was awarded under the Navy’s SeaPort-e contract.
David Hubler is the former print managing editor for GCN and senior editor for Washington Technology. He is freelance writer living in Annandale, Va.