By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Defense & Aerospace Week -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] announced it was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Baltimore District to provide architectural and engineering services for Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste (HTRW) and military munitions projects managed by the USACE Baltimore District. The multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract has a five year period of performance and a contract value of approximately $125 million for all awardees.
The USACE Baltimore District executes work for its clients to clean up contaminated sites, ensure environmental compliance, and help address environmental issues associated with property acquisition or transfer. Under the contract, SAIC will provide architectural and engineering services as required, including study, investigation, design and construction phase engineering services for HTRW and military munitions sites within the boundaries of the North Atlantic Division, and other mission areas as assigned. SAIC will provide environmental consulting services to support the district and their clients in conducting investigations and assessments, designing solutions to mitigate unacceptable risk to humans and the environment, and communicating relevant information to the public. SAIC is one of five contractors who will compete for task orders under the contract.
"SAIC is very pleased to have the opportunity to work with the North Atlantic Division and the USACE Baltimore District in identifying and addressing hazardous, toxic, and radiological contamination at Department of Defense properties and safety issues associated with unexploded ordnance and discarded military munitions, said James R. Moos, SAIC senior vice president and group general manager."
Portions of SAIC are to be renamed Leidos, following SAIC's planned separation into two independent, publicly traded companies, subject to board of directors approval, as announced Aug. 30, 2012.
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