RUSSIAN-AMERICAN SCIENCE INC. SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH SCIENCE APPLICATIONS INTERNATIONAL CORP.
RUSSIAN-AMERICAN SCIENCE INC. SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH SCIENCE APPLICATIONS INTERNATIONAL CORP. McLEAN, Va., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Russian-American Science Inc. (RAS), the exclusive commercial representative in the United States of the Russian Academy of Sciences, has signed a formal agreement to work jointly with Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC), a high- technology company with 3,000 employees in the Washington, D.C. area. Under this agreement, RAS and SAIC will collaborate on projects employing Russian and American scientists and engineers, including those who must find employment in non-defense ventures. SAIC eventually plans to establish offices in Russia to coordinate projects, and with RAS's assistance, help integrate the best talents from the Russian scientific community with SAIC's scientific and engineering capabilities. The RAS-SAIC team plans to tackle diverse projects ranging from defense technology conversion to environmental programs, and jointly explore unique oceanographic and atmospheric data bases. SAIC and RAS see this agreement as a major opportunity for U.S. and Russian private industry and government to work together to address defense conversion, privatization and scientific-industrial research and development issues facing both countries. SAIC, with $1.28 billion in annual revenues, provides high- technology services and products in the areas of national defense, health care, systems integration, environment and energy. Based in San Diego, Calif., the company has more than 13,500 employees in more than 200 locations worldwide. RAS is a corporation formed by the Russian Academy of Sciences together with two American companies in the United States. The Academy includes more than 65,000 scientists and 170,000 technical personnel in more than 350 institutes and laboratories across the Russian Federation, and carries out research and development in virtually all fields of science. -0- 6/10/92 /CONTACT: John Shannon for the Center for Science and Technology Applications, 703-683-6587/ CO: Russian-American Science Inc.; Science Applications International Corp. ST: Virginia IN: SU:
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