SAIC To Help Pentagon Collect, Analyze Counter-IED Info; Larry Hill Comments

SAIC To Help Pentagon Collect, Analyze Counter-IED Info; Larry Hill Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting eventSAIC Inc. will help the Defense Department’s lead anti-improvised explosive device office collect and analyze information about the weapons, the company announced Tuesday.

The company received a five-year, $76 million task order from the General Services Administration’s federal systems integration and management center for analytical, operational and intelligence services.

SAIC will work with the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization’s counter-IED operations/intelligence integration center, said Larry Hill, a senior vice president and business unit general manager.

GSA awarded the task order under the JIEDDO COIC Operations Support services contract vehicle.

According to the company, JIEDDO works with combatant commanders to develop counter-IED capabilities through developing equipment and technology, training troops and providing them expertise.

The company is one of three contractors on a potential $900 million vehicle to provide technology and systems engineering to JIEDDO.

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