Science Applications International Corporation

saic

Military contractor founded in San Diego California.

According to their company overview:

We are a leading provider of scientific, engineering, systems integration and technical services and products to all branches of the U.S. military, agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and other U.S. Government civil agencies, as well as to customers in selected commercial markets.

SAIC took over the research aspect of the remote-viewing program from Stanford Research Institute when director Ed May and his Cognitive Sciences Laboratory moved there in 1991.

SAIC owned Network Solutions, Inc. (NSI), which in September, 1995 took over control of Internet Domain Name registration from the National Science Foundation.

In September 2009 SAIC relocated its corporate headquarters to Tysons Corner, Virginia.

In 2012 the company announced its intention to split into two publicly owned companies — a services company and an IT company.

Board members have included:

  • Admiral Bobby Inman, NSA Director and CIA Deputy Director
  • Melvin Laird, Richard Nixon’s Defense Secretary
  • General Max Thurman, Commander of the Panama Invasion
  • Robert Gates, CIA Director
  • William Perry, Secretary of Defense
  • John Deutch, CIA Director

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