Military Embedded Systems

Marine Forces Cyberspace Command task order won by SAIC


May 03, 2017

Mariana Iriarte

Technology Editor

Military Embedded Systems

Marine Forces Cyberspace Command task order won by SAIC

MCLEAN, Va. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Pacific officials selected Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) for a task order to provide the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command (MARFORCYBER) and subordinate commands, including the Marine Corps Cyberspace Warfare Group and the Marine Corps Cyberspace Operations Group, with cyber support services for systems architecture, cyber defense and offense, planning, information assurance, and engineering.

Under the task order, SAIC will support MARFORCYBER in its mission to safeguard its IT infrastructure against cyber-based attacks, protect technologies and capabilities, and strengthen the overall security of IT infrastructure.

The task order has a one-year base period of performance, two one-year options, and a total value of approximately $27 million if all options are exercised. Work will be performed in Fort Meade/Columbia, Maryland; Quantico, Virginia; Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Scott Air Force Base, Illinois; and Tampa, Florida.

Tom Watson, SAIC senior vice president and general manager of the Navy and Marine Corps Customer Group, says “Our team’s efforts in research and development, network analysis, incident response, intelligence, data science, and network management will directly support MARFORCYBER efforts to update policies and integrate new technologies to unify the Marine Corps Enterprise Network and make it more resilient.”

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