ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stanley, Inc. (NYSE: SXE), a leading provider of systems integration and professional services to the U.S. federal government, today announced that it was part of a team led by Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI) awarded a four-year, cost-plus-fixed-fee task order valued at up to $37.9 million, if all three option years are exercised. With this award, the team will continue to provide in-service engineering services for PM DoD Biometrics. The value of this award was included in Stanley's discussion of bookings to date in the third quarter of fiscal year 2009 during the company's second quarter earnings conference call held on October 30, 2008.
Stanley will maintain the current configuration for the Biometrics Automated Toolset-Army (BAT-A) system and its peripheral devices by providing In-service Engineering (ISE) and maintenance of the system to meet immediate warfighter needs. BAT-A ISE support will be provided at overseas locations such as Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Horn of Africa, Belgium, Germany and Korea. Software maintenance and enhancement will take place at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., and in Virginia. BAT-A is a high-tech system that was initially developed to identify foreign nationals brought to military detention centers and has now become a widely-applied and valuable system database used by military units around the world.
"Stanley is excited about continuing this important work," said Randy Brooks, vice president for Stanley. "Achieving identity dominance is a key part of the military strategy in Iraq and Afghanistan and biometrics is a high interest area for the Department of Defense. We are honored to play a part in the development of capabilities to meet current and future warfighter requirements."
Stanley (NYSE: SXE) is a provider of information technology services and solutions to U.S. defense and federal civilian government agencies. Stanley offers its customers systems integration solutions and expertise to support their mission-essential needs at any stage of program, product development or business lifecycle through five service areas: systems engineering, enterprise integration, operational logistics, business process outsourcing, and advanced engineering and technology. Headquartered in Arlington, Va., the company has more than 4,700 employees at over 100 locations in the U.S. and worldwide. In 2008 and 2007, Stanley was recognized by FORTUNE(R) magazine as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For." Please visit http://www.stanleyassociates.com for more information.
Any statements in this press release about our future expectations, plans and prospects, including statements containing the words "estimates," "anticipates," "plans," "expects" and similar expressions, constitute forward- looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors discussed in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2008, our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarters ended June 27, 2008, and September 26, 2008, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and additional filings we make with the SEC. In addition, the forward-looking statements included in this press release represent our views as of the date of this release. We assume no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statements made herein or any other forward-looking statements made by us, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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