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SAIC, Tetra Tech Joint Venture Awarded U.S. Department of State Criminal Justice Program Support (CJPS) Contract
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
MCLEAN, Va. & PASADENA, Calif. (Business Wire) -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE:SAI) and Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTEK) announced today that their joint venture, Integrated Justice Systems International, LLC (IJSI), has been awarded a contract to provide worldwide civilian police and criminal justice assistance to the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL). The total contract ceiling for this multiple-award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract is $10 billion, with one base year and four option years.
The joint venture was selected to compete for task orders to provide INL with program management, criminal justice, and life and mission support to countries emerging from conflict or otherwise facing instability challenges. Under this new contract, IJSI will provide technical assistance, training, logistics and infrastructure services to support the Department of State's efforts to strengthen criminal justice systems in select partner countries. IJSI is one of six teams that can compete for task orders under the contract.
“Our joint venture provides the experience required for successful international criminal justice training and worldwide logistics,” said Chuck Zang, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager. “SAIC has critical experience supporting the U.S. government's overseas law enforcement initiatives, including antiterrorism training and technical assistance. We look forward to supporting this important effort, and using our expertise to help ensure stability and safety through professional criminal justice entities, and training personnel to ensure modernization of their programs.”
“Tetra Tech has more than 30 years of experience in all aspects of international development, and we are honored to team with SAIC to extend our assistance to the U.S. Department of State as part of this important new contract,” said Dan Batrack, Tetra Tech's chairman and CEO. “With a presence in 115 countries, we look forward to applying our international expertise in logistical support, design and construction, program management, and justice systems reform and strengthening to the CJPS program.”
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About Tetra Tech (www.tetratech.com)
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, program management, construction, and technical services addressing the resource management and infrastructure markets. The Company supports government and commercial clients by providing innovative solutions focused on water, the environment, and energy. With approximately 12,000 employees worldwide, Tetra Tech's capabilities span the entire project life cycle.
For more information on Integrated Justice Systems, International, visit: www.ijsi.com
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