Press Release

SI International Wins Air Force Space Command Contract

By SpaceRef Editor
November 18, 2002
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SI International to Provide Services to Satellite and Launch Control Systems

SI International, an information technology (IT) and network
solutions company, announced that it has received a prime contract to assist
the Air Force Space Command, (AFSPC), Space and Missile System Center’s System
Sustainment Manager for the Satellite and Launch Control Systems (SMC/CWD) in
implementing Air Force Product Support Management. The contract awarded by
the General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Systems Integration and
Management Center (FEDSIM) is for one and one-half base years with two
one-year option renewals. The contract has a potential value of $6.6 million
over the three and one-half years period.

SI International will provide IT management, engineering, technical, and

administrative services supporting the AFSPC SMC/CWD in improving operational
efficiency and effectiveness, and reducing performance costs for the Satellite
and Launch Control Systems. Specific areas of technical support and expertise
to be performed by SI International include:

  • Implement integrated logistics support elements;
  • Develop the acquisition and sustainment logistics support infrastructure;
  • Provide systems engineering study and proposal evaluation and analyses;
  • Evaluate technical data, verification and validation, and configuration audits;
  • Manage databases and web-based applications; and,
  • Define plans and processes.

“We are extremely honored to continue our six-year relationship with the
Satellite and Launch Control Systems,” said Ray Oleson, Chairman and CEO of SI
International. “We look forward to the ongoing opportunities to assist the
Air Force Space Command in meeting and exceeding their mission goals.”

The Space and Missile Systems Center Satellite and Launch Control Systems
Program Office serves as the Air Force Satellite Control Network acquisition
agency responsible for network sustainment activities, future architecture
planning, and data, communications, and range systems engineering. The
program office is also responsible for the major development efforts of the
Spacelift Range System.

For more than twelve years, SI International has served as a technical
support contractor for the military space community including Headquarters
North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), Headquarters United States
Space Command (USSPACECOM), Headquarters Air Force Space Command (AFSPC), and
Headquarters Army Space Command (ARSPACE). In addition, SI International has
supported the Spacelift Range Systems, Range Standardization and Automation,
and the Air Force Satellite Control Network since 1996.

About SI International: SI International is a provider of information
technology and network solutions primarily to the federal government. The
company combines technological and industry expertise to provide a full
spectrum of state-of-the-practice solutions and services, from design and
development to documentation and operations, to assist clients in achieving
their missions. More information about SI International can be found at

This press release contains various remarks about the future expectations,
plans and prospects of SI International, Inc. that constitute forward-looking
statements for purposes of the safe harbor provisions under The Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The actual results of SI
International, Inc. may differ materially from those indicated by these
forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors, including
those discussed in the Risk Factors section of the registration statement on
Form S-1 filed by SI International, Inc. with the Securities and Exchange
Commission and available directly from the Commission.

SpaceRef staff editor.