US Navy awards SAIC tactical data link contract

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has been awarded a prime contract by the US Navy programme executive officer for command, control, communications, computers and intelligence to support the Command and Control Program Office with tactical data link engineering and technical support.

The follow-on contract has a one-year base period of performance, four one-year options and a total value of more than $42m (£27m) if all options are exercised.