Monday, August 22, 2016

NASA awards contract mod

NASA has awarded Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) of McLean, Va., a modification to the NASA Integrated Communications Services (NICS) contract, which provides and manages the vast majority of the agency’s information technology (IT) communications infrastructure services. This $6.5 million contract modification adds external border-protection and enterprise internal border-network access control sustaining efforts. This contract is a cost-plus award fee/cost-plus incentive fee contract that began June 1, 2011, and consists of a three-year base period, followed by a two-year option, three-year option and another two-year option. The period of performance runs through May 31, 2021, if all options are exercised. The NASA Shared Services Center (NSSC) at Stennis Space Center, Miss., administers the contract. The NSSC performs select business activities for all NASA centers. (Source: NASA, 08/22/16)