General Dynamics Awarded $122 Million IT Support Task Order by the U.S. Army — Press Release

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January 6, 2011

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General Dynamics Awarded $122 Million IT Support Task Order by the U.S. Army

FAIRFAX, Va., Jan. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been competitively awarded a $122 million task order under the Alliant contract to support the U.S. Army Europe (USAREUR). The task order will cover five years if all options are exercised.

General Dynamics will provide information technology (IT) support to USAREUR headquarters and its associated staff elements and organizations as part of the USAREUR Theater Warfighter Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) program. The majority of work will be performed at the USAREUR headquarters in Heidelberg, Germany, at other sites within Germany and at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo. This award continues General Dynamics’ nearly 40 years of uninterrupted support to the USAREUR mission.

“General Dynamics’ highly skilled employees provide agile support to U.S. warfighters both on base and on deployment,” said Tom Kirchmaier, senior vice president for General Dynamics Information Technology’s Intelligence Solutions Division. “We have a long history of providing the U.S. Army with C4I support and IT services required for mission success and we will continue to deliver customized, specialized services to ensure seamless operations and sustained communications.”

As part of the task order, the company will provide systems engineering, network integration and configuration, Battle Command Systems support, IT knowledge management, Microsoft® SharePoint support, video teleconferencing and web development. The company will also perform logistics, training, planning and exercises support.

Mike Lee, vice president and general manager of General Dynamics Information Technology’s Intelligence Solutions Division Military Services sector, said, “General Dynamics Information Technology provides the full spectrum of IT enterprise development and support including design, build, integration and operations; data center management; and data center and infrastructure modernization, consolidation and sustainment. We create network infrastructures and mission-critical systems that deliver operational reliability and maximum security.”

For more information about General Dynamics Information Technology, please visit www.gdit.com.

More information about General Dynamics is available online at www.generaldynamics.com.

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