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SAIC Awarded $45 Million Contract From NASA

2008-07-17 15:05:00

  Company to Provide Independent Program/Project Assessment, Analysis and

                            Evaluation Services

    SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va., July 17 /EMWNews/ -- Science

Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has

been awarded a contract in support of the NASA Office of Program Analysis

and Evaluation (PA&E) to provide independent program/project assessment,

analysis and evaluation services. This contract has a five year period of

performance and a maximum value of $45 million. Work will be performed

primarily at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.

    The PA&E supports NASA leadership in independently assessing and

evaluating advanced concepts and ongoing programs and projects, adding

confidence in their objectives, agreed costs and schedules. The highly

technical nature of the assessments presents the need for access to a

variety of engineering, analytical, scientific, administrative and project

management skills. SAIC will provide these services as required in areas

including independent assessment, cost estimation and schedule/risk

analysis support. The SAIC team will also conduct independent technical,

schedule, and cost assessments of NASA projects and programs, and

participate in multi-disciplinary teams to provide independent analysis and


    "We look forward to providing quality services that align with the PA&E

mission, goals, and objectives, and offer highly critical assessments and

evaluations of NASA's most important programs," said Charles Zang, SAIC

senior vice president and business unit general manager. "We will assess

and analyze existing and future programs and projects, including space

transportation systems, spacecraft and instruments, and aerospace


    About SAIC

    SAIC is a FORTUNE 500(R) scientific, engineering, and technology

applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems

of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security,

energy and the environment, critical infrastructure, and health. The

company's approximately 44,000 employees serve customers in the Department

of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland

Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and selected commercial

markets. SAIC had annual revenues of $8.9 billion for its fiscal year ended

January 31, 2008. For more information, visit

    SAIC: From Science to Solutions(R)

    Statements in this announcement, other than historical data and

information, constitute forward-looking statements that involve risks and

uncertainties. A number of factors could cause our actual results,

performance, achievements, or industry results to be very different from

the results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by such

forward- looking statements. Some of these factors include, but are not

limited to, the risk factors set forth in SAIC's Annual Report on Form 10-K

for the period ended January 31, 2008, and other such filings that SAIC

makes with the SEC from time to time. Due to such uncertainties and risks,

readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking

statements, which speak only as of the date hereof.

Contact: Melissa Koskovich Laura Luke (703) 676-6762 (703) 676-6533 [email protected] [email protected]

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