MCLEAN, Va., 19 March 2015.Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE:SAIC) in McLean, Va., won a subcontract from Constellation West, a provider of mission-critical technology solutions for the U.S. government, to support the U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) Systems and Missions Support (USAMS) III program.
SAIC's subcontract has a one-year base period of performance, four one-year options, and a total estimated IDIQ contract value of $72 million, if all options are exercised. Work will be performed primarily in Omaha, Nebraska.
Under the contract, SAIC will provide services within three major categories: management, operational and professional support services; studies, analyses, and evaluations; and engineering and technical. Operations and maintenance services for information technology and telecom services, may also be required.
"SAIC has provided expertise and personnel to support advisory and assistance services across all USSTRATCOM global mission areas for more than 25 years. Our previous work spanned more than 50 task orders and included strategic deterrence, SATCOM, modeling and simulation, software and web applications development, and combatting weapons of mass destruction," explains Mark Escobar, senior vice president and general manager of the Department of Defense Agencies and Commands Customer Group.
SAIC is a technology integrator providing life-cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC's approximately 13,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. federal government, state/local, and global commercial markets.
The U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) Systems and Missions Support (USAMS) advisory and assistance services (A&AS) contract supports all missions and requirements of USSTRATCOM. In addition, support is required for subordinate and supporting agencies, component commands, supported agencies, USCYBERCOM, Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC), and the Air Force Weather Agency (AFWA).
The USAMS II contract encompasses all of the USSTRATCOM'S mission areas:
- Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction
- Global Command and Control
- Global Strike and Integration
- Information Operations
- Integrated Missile Defense
- Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance
- Nuclear Deterrence
- Space Operations
- Strategic Deterrence
- Network Warfare
Also included are the following Functional Components:
- Joint Information Operations Warfare Command (JIOWC)
- Joint Task Force-Global Network Operations (JTF-GNO
- The USSTRATCOM Center for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction (SCC-WMD) and other Task Forces
- The Integrated Tactical Warning/Attack Assessment (ITW/AA)
- Information Operations (IO)
Support will include all USSTRATCOM-related systems such as: the Integrated Strategic Planning Analysis Network (ISPAN); USSTRATCOM C2 systems; Command infrastructure; common-user and dedicated satellite control networks; the Space Surveillance Network; the Missile Warning systems; current and future operational spacecraft programs; National/Ballistic Missile Defense Systems; Computer Network Defense, Exploitation and Attack (CND/E/A); current and future commercial programs; a family of tactical space systems; national space systems; distributive C2 nodes/networks; and space launch vehicles to include new generation expendable and reusable launch vehicles and the overall integration of the various mission areas concept of operations.
The USAMS II contract is also used to address intelligence, intelligence-related, counterintelligence (CI), and information assurance systems.