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General Dynamics Awarded $33 Million U.S. Army Delivery Order to Provide DOIM Support at Fort Rucker

FAIRFAX, Va. – General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a task order through the ITES-2S contract by the U.S. Army Installation Management Command (IMCOM) to provide total information technology (IT) services to Fort Rucker, located in Alabama. The order has a total potential value of $33 million over five years, if all options are exercised.

The Fort Rucker task provides the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Information Management (C4IM) functional IT services ─ such as telecommunications, visual information, information assurance and automation ─ to support Fort Rucker Army Installation and the 14 field training sites outside the geographic boundaries of the post. Under the ITES-2S contract, General Dynamics will partner with the Fort Rucker Directorate of Information Management (DOIM) to provide their tenant commands with world-class C4IM services.

“Providing reliable C4IM services ensure that the Fort Rucker tenant organizations can perform their daily missions, supporting the aviation community,” said Zannie Smith, senior vice president of the Army Solutions Division for General Dynamics Information Technology. “General Dynamics understands the vital role that the DOIM plays in providing stable IT and visual information support to increase soldier readiness and mission success.”

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 15,000 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 www.gdit.com.

General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Va., employs approximately 84,000 people worldwide and reported 2007 revenues of $27.2 billion. The company has leading market positions in mission critical information systems and technologies, land and amphibious combat systems, shipbuilding and marine systems, and business aviation. More information about the company is available on the Internet at www.generaldynamics.com.

 

July 17, 2008
Contact: Mark Meudt
Tel: (703) 246-0525
Email: Mark.Meudt@gdit.com



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