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U.S. Army Biometrics Task Force Awards Contract to SAIC

Company to Support the Biometrics Operations and Support Services Unrestricted (BOSS-U) Program

SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has been awarded a contract by the Army's Biometrics Task Force (BTF) to provide biometrics support services in support of the Biometrics Operations and Support Services Unrestricted (BOSS-U) program. The multiple award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract has a three year base period of performance, two one-year options and a total contract ceiling of $497 million for all awardees.

The BTF leads Department of Defense activities to program, integrate, and synchronize biometric technologies and capabilities and to operate and maintain DoD's authoritative biometric database to support the National Security Strategy. The BOSS-U program enables BTF businesses and program units to accomplish mission objectives by tasking SAIC and other contractors to provide services as required in areas including management support, infrastructure procurement design; development and integration; operations and maintenance; advanced technology demonstration; studies and analysis; and test and evaluation.

"We are pleased to support the BTF as they work to protect the nation through the employment of identity management capabilities," said John Thomas, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager.

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 45,000 employees serve customers in the Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets. SAIC had annual revenues of $8.9 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2008. For more information, visit

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