SAIC Introduces Integrated Wide Area Surveillance System

September 18, 2012

Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) solution designed for border security, force protection, critical asset and infrastructure protection, and special event security

(McLean, Va.) September 18, 2012 -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] today announced the introduction of the Integrated Wide Area Surveillance System (IWASS), a solution for border surveillance, force protection, critical asset and infrastructure, and special event security.

IWASS represents the next generation in electronic surveillance and security solutions. The turnkey wide-area surveillance security system integrates state-of-the-art commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware to provide operators with uninterrupted surveillance and situational awareness. The system is flexible and scalable for a wide variety of security applications and represents an automated security solution that is based on proven intelligence gathering technologies. It offers the capabilities to predict, deter, detect, track, identify, classify, respond to, and resolve illegal incursions.

Requiring minimal training, the IWASS human-machine interface provides real-time and archived situational awareness, while its network independence and open architecture accommodates enhanced technologies and customer enhancements as requirements evolve. A 360-degree persistent surveillance radar and electro-optical/infra-red sensor suite provides coverage up to 7.5 miles and is easily configurable with other sensor technology. The system can be powered by either solar batteries, or is configurable with multiple external power sources such as grid, generator, or fuel cell. There is a no-shelter option that simplifies deployment through fixed and mobile applications.

“IWASS is a natural continuation of SAIC’s full suite of electronic surveillance and security solutions,” said John Thomas, senior vice president and business unit general manager. “With its ease of use, low operational costs, and minimal carbon footprint, it is well positioned to meet customer border surveillance and other critical security missions now and in the future.”

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About SAIC
SAIC is a FORTUNE 500® scientific, engineering, and technology applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy and the environment, critical infrastructure, and health. The Company's approximately 40,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets. Headquartered in McLean, Va., SAIC had annual revenues of approximately $10.6 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2012. For more information, visit SAIC: From Science to Solutions®

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