Monday, May 4, 2009

General Dynamics Awarded $40 Million Logistics Support Contract from the U.S. Army

General Dynamics Awarded $40 Million Logistics Support Contract from
the U.S. Army

May 4, 2009

FAIRFAX, Va., May 4 - General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a $40 million contract to support the U.S. Army's Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) Life Cycle Management Command's (LCMC) Small Arms Readiness and Evaluation Teams program. The multiple-award contract covers a three-year period.

General Dynamics will provide logistics support and repair services to
the TACOM LCMC-Rock Island Weapons-Product Support Integrated Directorate for Small Arms Readiness and Evaluation Team-Repair (SARET-R) and Small Arms Readiness and Evaluation Team-Optics (SARET-O). General Dynamics will provide teams of technical experts that will supplement existing government SARETs by assisting in the inspection and maintenance of small arms and optic devices and supplying technical support for other SARET-R and SARET-O tasks.

"Ensuring the safety and health of military equipment is an essential
element of any defense operation," said Zannie Smith, senior vice president of General Dynamics Information Technology's Army Solutions Division. "General Dynamics will provide our utmost support to ensure TACOM LCMC meets its critical mission."

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. More information about General Dynamics Information Technology is available at

General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Va., employs
approximately 92,900 people worldwide. The company is a market leader in
business aviation; land and expeditionary combat systems, armaments and
munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and information systems and

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