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Video Games and Virtual Reality Prepare Soldiers for the Future Battlefield; SAIC’s Josh Jackson Featured
In a May 12 article in the Washington Business Journal, Staff Reporter James Bach examines how SAIC’s game-based services and technologies helped the company land a $342.8 million U.S. Navy training contract. SAIC’s Josh Jackson, senior vice president for training and stimulation, explains that "training and simulation at SAIC is really as old as the company is.” What has changed over those several decades, Jackson said, is the sophistication of technology and the rapid evolution of computing power. SAIC employs game developers and opened its own serious games studio in 2015.
SAIC CEO Tony Moraco Speaks On Small Business Partnerships, Future Opportunities
Following a Northern Virginia Technology Council’s TITANS breakfast on Feb. 12, Washington Technology reported SAIC CEO Tony Moraco spoke about how small businesses can connect with companies like SAIC that consist of indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contracts. For SAIC, 90 percent of which is prime work, Moraco said, “one opportunity is to get on a team that has that market access on an IDIQ and then you’ve got a little bit better opportunity on a task order to intersect with a mission requirement.” He encouraged companies to “Get on teams that allow you to intersect with [a mission requirement of an agency] because we can promote that.”
Inside the Amphibious Vehicles that Won the Marines' $225M Contracts
In a Jan. 5 article in the Marine Corps Times, Staff Writer Lance Bacon takes a deeper dive into SAIC’s Amphibious Combat Vehicle 1.1 solution. According to SAIC Senior Vice President Tom Watson, SAIC’s current design includes many recommendations from lessons learned and continuous insight from employees who "continue to support the Marine Corps by ensuring Marines have the ability to successfully execute their amphibious mission in an improved manner and a more survivable manner. That's really a big deal to us."