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NASA Awards Contract Option to Science Applications International Corp. to Continue Information Support Services
08.25.06
 
June Malone
Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Ala.
(Phone: 256.544.0034)

News release: 06-100


NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., has exercised an option to continue an existing contract with Science Applications International Corp., San Diego, for the provision of a myriad of information services to the Marshall Center and to NASA agency-wide.

The priced option, valued at more than $190 million, covers the period of January 1, 2007, through December 31, 2007. It continues efforts under a contract entitled Unified NASA Information Technology Services, initially awarded on January 1, 2004, for three years with two one-year options and has a potential total value of more than $908 million.

Work performed by Science Applications International Corp. and its subcontractors under Unified NASA Information Technology Services, includes support to Marshall in the areas of applications software, Web, midrange computer systems, telecommunications, information technology security, audiovisual information, documentation repository, hardware maintenance, information technology procurement and customer support.

The contract also includes a range of services in support of the entire agency, including information technology security, national security systems, wide area network, control center, data center, applications, digital television, Russia information technology support and customer services. In support of the Integrated Enterprise Management Program, Science Applications International Corp. also provides infrastructure support, module project support and operations and sustaining support.

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