The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on Oct. 27 awarded three indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contracts totaling up to $500 million for scientific and technical services to the agency’s key missions and five line offices, including NOAA’s Satellite and Information Service.

The three firms selected to compete for task orders under the five-year contracts are: Global Science and Technology Inc. of Greenbelt, Md.; Riverside Technology Inc. of Fort Collins, Colo.; and Science and Technology Corp. of Hampton, Va.