On Wednesday, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE:SAI) and Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTEK) announced that their joint venture, Integrated Justice Systems International, LLC (IJSI), has been awarded a contract to render 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 limit for this multiple-award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract is worth $10 billion, consisting one base year and four option years.
To compete for task orders to supply INL with program management, criminal justice, and life and mission support to countries emerging from conflict or otherwise facing instability challenges the abovementioned joint venture was chosen.
IJSI shall render technical assistance, training, logistics and infrastructure services to support the Department of State’s efforts to strengthen criminal justice systems in select partner countries under this new contract. IJSI is one of six teams that can compete for task orders under the contract.
Chuck Zang, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager explained that our joint venture renders the experience required for successful international criminal justice training and worldwide logistics. He added that SAIC has critical experience supporting the U.S. government’s overseas law enforcement initiatives; including antiterrorism training and technical assistance and that they expect to support this important effort, and using their expertise to help ensure stability and safety through professional criminal justice entities, and training personnel to ensure modernization of their programs.
Dan Batrack, Tetra Tech’s chairman and CEO remarked that Tetra Tech has more than 30 years of experience in all aspects of international development, and they are honored to team with SAIC so as to extend their assistance to the U.S. Department of State as part of this important new contract, and he added that with a presence in 115 countries, they look forward to applying their international expertise in logistical support, design and construction, program management, and justice systems reform and strengthening to the CJPS program.
SAIC, Inc. is a provider of scientific, engineering, systems integration and technical services and solutions. Its business is focused on solving issues of national and global importance in the areas of defense, intelligence, homeland security, logistics and product support, energy, environment and health.
Tetra Tech, Inc. is a provider of consulting, engineering, program management, construction management and technical services focusing on resource management, infrastructure and the environment.