Peabody, MA December, 2009 – Science Application International Corporation’s (SAIC) government sector in Reston, VA is partnering with AES International Corporation on a $495M contract. The program provides security communications systems and services to, "deceive, deter, anticipate, deny, detect, delay, assess, deploy, neutralize and mitigate" potential threats at Air Force and other Department of Defense (DoD) sites throughout the world. AES International, as a subcontractor, is leading a team of Air Force Specialty contractors. Together they will design and install integrated security services and systems in multiple locations nationally and internationally. The contract is administered by the Air Force – Force Protection Services at Hanscom Air Force Base in Bedford, Massachusetts.
According to Aaron Tesnow, Business Development Director for AES International, they were the right fit for this partnership with SAIC. "The unique experience and capabilities of the AES International team is part of the package we offer. Our partners benefit from our team’s ability to integrate and install customized, ground up security even in the most difficult places throughout the world. Our goal is to make AES International products and services the critical rapid communications standard for all Air Force deployment throughout the world," said Tesnow.
SAIC was founded in 1969 and employs 45,000 in 150 cities worldwide. Its government segment is technology driven and provides a wide array of technology, consulting services and solutions to US federal, state, local and foreign government agencies.