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SAIC Receives NASA 2011 Marshall Space Flight Center Contractor Excellence Award

By SpaceRef Editor
June 12, 2012
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Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (SAI) announced today it was awarded a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 2011 Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) Contractor Excellence Award (CEA) at the annual Center Director’s Breakfast on May 17 in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. SAIC was honored in the Large Business – Service category for contributions to the MSFC’s mission.

SAIC provides NASA a wide spectrum of information technology (IT) services for MSFC, including software development and maintenance, mission-critical IT implementation, operations and maintenance, telecommunications, and network management. SAIC was honored for its outstanding performance on three major contracts – the longstanding NASA Information Technology Services (UNITeS) contract, and two follow-on awards under the agency’s IT Infrastructure Integration Program (I3P) – the multi-year Enterprise Applications Service Technologies (EAST) and NASA Integrated Communications Services (NICS) contracts. These three contracts provide MSFC and the agency with comprehensive IT services that are critical to NASA’s mission and daily operations.

Eligible contractor companies were evaluated for the award on seven criteria: contract technical performance; schedule and cost performance; leadership and quality improvements; customer satisfaction; innovation; and a category that included safety, diversity and outreach.

As a CEA winner at MSFC, SAIC is now a finalist for the NASA George M. Low Award, the agency’s oldest and most prestigious award for quality and performance in the aerospace industry.

“SAIC is honored to receive the MSFC CEA award,” said Doug Wagoner, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager. “We have a long history of service to NASA, and this award is a testament to our employees for their commitment to providing excellent support for the MFSC mission.”

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 40,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets. Headquartered in McLean, Va., SAIC had annual revenues of approximately $10.6 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2012. For more information, visit SAIC: From Science to Solutions(R)

SpaceRef staff editor.