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SAIC Bags Tier 1 Job

SAIC Awarded Multimillion Dollar Communications Security

San Diego, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications
International Corp. (SAIC) said it has been awarded a
three year, $28 million contract to support the Space and
Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR).

The Common Tier 1 System will integrate computers and
software to implement and field the Tier 1 element of the
Department of Defense's Electronic Key Management System.

This program will provide automated communications
security and key management system support for the Navy,
Army, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard and other
government agencies.

Common Tier 1 will help implement the Electronic Key
Management System and support its integration with COMSEC
material management in the Navy, Army, Air Force and
joint key management systems.

The work performed on this contract will be split between
San Diego (66%) and Camden, New Jersey (34%), and is
expected to be completed in October 1998.

"We expect to hire an additional 65 employees in San
Diego during this contract to primarily work on software
development," said SAIC Program Manager Tom Trebelhorn.

"This is a very significant win that allows SAIC to
continue its involvement in this key information security
program and extend the company's commitment to the
communication security field," Trebelhorn added.

SAIC provides high-technology services and products for
government and private industry in the areas of space,
transportation, national security, environment, health
care, energy and systems integration.  With nearly $2
billion in annual revenues, the employee-owned, San Diego
based company has 20,000 employees in more than 350
locations worldwide.

Contact:  Tom Trebelhorn, Operations Manager of SAIC,
619-552-5319, or fax, 619-452-3540, or e-mail,
[email protected]/