High Performance Computing Modernization Program task order won by SAICNews
October 13, 2016
MCLEAN, Va. Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) officials will provide program management and technical support for the High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP) Integrated Technical Services (HITS) task order to advance the services, capabilities, infrastructure, and technologies in the HPCMP supercomputing centers for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center in Huntsville (CEHNC).
Under the HITS task order, SAIC will plan, deliver, execute, analyze, and report on high-performance computing projects, services and activities. SAIC will also provide systems engineering and technical support for defining, planning, managing, and executing projects/programs to repair, modernize, improve, and acquire HPCMP and Department of Defense Supercomputing Resource Center assets and capabilities.
The single-award, hybrid firm-fixed-priced, cost -reimbursable, cost-plus-incentive- fee task order has a one-year base period of performance and four one-year options. If all options are exercised, the total contract is valued at an estimated $575 million. The task order was granted under the U.S. General Services Administration Alliant Governmentwide Acquisition Contract vehicle.
Jim Scanlon, SAIC senior vice president and general manager of the Army Customer Group, says “these world class services will address some of the most challenging problems that face our nation from oceanography and meteorology to nanotechnology and advanced weapon systems.”
CEHNC provides specialized technical expertise, global engineering solutions, and innovations through centrally managed programs in support of national interests. Work will be performed at centers in Hawaii, Maryland, Mississippi, and Ohio.
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