Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has received a strategic plans and policy support services task order from the US Air Force (USAF) and the General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Systems Integration Management Center (FEDSIM).

Under the contract, that is valued at over $86m, SAIC will provide technical, analytical, operational, and planning subject matter expertise to the Air Force Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration and Air Force Major Commands.

The contract has been awarded under the GSA One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services (OASIS) contract vehicle.

"We are proud to assist the air force in meeting today’s missions and tomorrow’s challenges."

It has a one-year base period of performance and includes four one-year option.

SAIC Intelligence Community and Air Force Customer Group senior vice-president and general manager Mark Escobar said: “We are proud to assist the air force in meeting today’s missions and tomorrow’s challenges.

“For more than 40 years, we have provided the air force with subject matter expertise and professional talent to support their mission to meet US national security objectives. We are honoured to have been selected to continue this important work.”

Work under the contract will be performed primarily in Washington, D.C., however, some work will extend to USAF installations across the world.

The FEDSIM offers IT solutions, as well as management and consulting services to large scale initiatives including project, acquisition, and financial management support for government agencies.

It is a major purchaser of IT, network, and professional services solutions.