SAIC Awarded $17 Million Task Order from General Services Administration Company to Provide Navigation Aids to U.S. Central Command Air Forces
SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science Applications International Corporation today announced it has been awarded a task order by General Services Administration (GSA) to provide navigation aids (NAVAIDS) to U.S. Central Command Air Forces (CENTAF). The task order has a one year base period of performance, a single one-year option and a total contract value of more than $17 million if the option is exercised.
Under the task order, SAIC will procure, install and integrate 8 tactical air navigation (TACAN) systems and one instrument landing system (ILS) with distance measuring equipment. The systems will support U.S. Air Force installations in Southwest Asia and the Middle East.
"This contract enables us to continue integrating and installing equipment for the U.S. Air Force in theater," said James Cuff, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager. "These new systems will help our customer to move military technicians out of harms way and support the systems from a safer location."
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