Science Applications International Corp was founded in 1969 as a scientific research and engineering firm. The Company provides technical, engineering and enterprise information technology services to the U.S. government, including the Department of Defense and federal civilian agencies. It provide systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex government projects and offer a broad range of services with a targeted emphasis on higher-end, differentiated technical capabilities. The Company provides its services to U.S. government, U.S. Army and U.S. Navy. Each of these customers has a number of subordinate agencies, which have separate budgets and procurement functions. Its competitors include General Dynamics Corporation, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Northrop Grumman Corporation, L-3 Communications Corporation and Raytheon Company for the engineering and technical services. It has competitors for their technical services such as Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., Engility Holdings, Inc., CACI International, Inc., ManTech International Corporation, Serco Group plc, Vencore and CSRA Inc. It has competitors for their diversified commercial services such as Accenture plc, HP Enterprise Services, International Business Machines Corporation and Unisys Corporation. The Company is regulated and must comply with and are affected by laws and regulations relating to the award, administration and performance of U.S. government and other contracts. U.S. government contracts generally are subject to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), which sets forth policies, procedures and requirements for the acquisition of goods and services by the U.S. government. It may be subject to agency-specific regulations that supplement the FAR, such as the DoD's Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement as well as other applicable laws and regulations.
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