Science Applications International Corporation announced it was awarded a task order by the Defense Information Systems Agency, or DISA, to provide strategic command, control and communications, or C3, system engineering and technical services in support of the Nuclear C3 System. The single-award cost-plus award-fee, or CPAF, contract has a one-year base period of performance, four one-year options, and a total contract value of approximately $18M if all options are exercised. Work will be performed primarily at Fort Meade, MD. The task order was awarded under DISA's ENCORE II contract. Under the contract, SAIC will provide strategic C3 system engineering and technical services, including in-depth system engineering, systems analysis, vulnerability analysis, program and budget analysis, and technical analysis regarding the Nuclear C3 System. Work will focus on engineering, analysis and documentation of both current and future objective architectures, as well as alternative architecture and roadmap development for evolving the Nuclear C3 System.