SAIC Awarded Contract to Design Academic Building for the Department of Defense
(McLean, Va.) April 11, 2012 – Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, SAIC Energy, Environment & Infrastructure, LLC, was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) – Mobile District to provide architectural and engineering services for the design of the Joint Special Operations University (JSOU) at MacDill Air Force Base (AFB). The single award firm fixed price contract has a two year period of performance. The design work will be performed primarily by SAIC’s Oklahoma City, Okla. office.
The USACE provides vital public engineering services in peace and war to strengthen the nation’s security, energize the economy, and reduce risks from disasters. Co-located with the U.S. Special Operations Command at MacDill AFB, JSOU is the designated agency within the U.S. Special Operations Command to conduct joint education. They are tasked with providing relevant, realistic, leading-edge education opportunities to military and civilian special operations forces personnel around the world.
Under the contract, SAIC will provide architectural and engineering design services for the state-of-the-art 90,000 square foot JSOU facility that employs advanced classroom technology systems. The building will feature one auditorium, two lecture halls, a library, classrooms and seminar rooms, faculty and staff offices spaces, media development areas, conference rooms, and student break/holding areas.
“SAIC specializes in designing technology-rich buildings that accommodate blended teaching approaches, including video-conferences, smart boards, tele-presence, and other innovative learning management systems,” said Ron Reid, SAIC design project manager.
“We look forward to providing the USACE-Mobile District with architectural and engineering design services for the construction of the Joint Special Operations University at MacDill Air Force Base,” said JT Grumski, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager.
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