MCLEAN, Va., May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) announced today it was awarded a prime contract by the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) to provide linguist, operational, translation and management services in support of the National Media Exploitation Center (NMEC). The single-award contract has a one-year base period of performance, four one-year options and a contract value of approximately $33 million if all options are exercised.
The NMEC provides timely and accurate collection, processing, exploitation, and dissemination for intelligence, defense, homeland security, law enforcement and other U.S. Government agencies. Under the contract, SAIC will provide linguist, operational, translation and management services as required, including: translating written, electronic and multi-media material to and from English and a foreign language; editing; database administration; and providing operations support, including management of all contractor personnel and related functions.
"We are proud of our track record as one of the largest language service providers to the defense, intelligence, and law enforcement agencies, and look forward to providing the NMEC with high-level technical translations in support of the DIA," said Larry Hill, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager.
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