Monday, June 8, 2009

General Dynamics Awarded $20 Million Contract by the U.S. Army for Fort Belvoir IT Services

General Dynamics Awarded $20 Million Contract by the U.S. Army for Fort Belvoir IT Services
June 8, 2009 10:00:00 AM

FAIRFAX, Va., -- General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a five-year, $20 million contract to support the U.S. Army's Program Executive Office-Enterprise Information Systems (PEO-EIS), Installation Management Systems-Army Project Office located at Fort Belvoir, Va.

General Dynamics will provide a full complement of program management and information technology (IT) services for a suite of installation-management automated systems. These services include programmatic and technical engineering management support to the Project Office for planning and executing the design, development, deployment, training and lifecycle sustainment of hardware and software applications that support Army and U.S. Marine Corps warfighters.

Additionally, General Dynamics will provide expert technical support for database design and enhancement, configuration management, and verification and validation of updated software packages in support of the Army Installation's and Combatant Commanders' global strategic initiatives.

"Seamless operation of hardware and software applications is critical to the success of the warfighter," said Zannie Smith, senior vice president of General Dynamics Information Technology's Army Solutions Division. "We will partner with PEO-EIS to ensure that the IT management systems they rely on function smoothly and without interruption."

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering and professional services to customers in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, federal civilian government and commercial sectors. With approximately 16,000 professionals worldwide, the company manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs delivering IT services and enterprise solutions.

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