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Marine Amphibious Assault Vehicle Upgrade
AAV Upgrade & Terrex II 8X8 ACV in Action -- MCLEAN, Va., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Marine Corps (USMC) Program Executive Office – Land Systems (PEO-LS) awarded Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) a prime contract to engineer, design and test upgrades to 10 prototype and 52 LRIP vehicles for the Legacy Assault Amphibious Vehicle (AAV) Personnel Carrier Variant Platform program. The multiple-award, firm fixed-price contract has a 10-month period of performance and an initial contract value of $16 million to execute preliminary and critical design reviews. Additional options for prototype vehicle build and testing followed by low rate initial production may be exercised, resulting in a total contract value of more than $192 million over five years. Work will be performed primarily in Charleston, S.C.