FALLS CHURCH, Va., Oct. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics
Information Technology (GDIT), a business unit of General Dynamics
(NYSE:GD), announced today it has been awarded the Southern
Command's (SOUTHCOM) Cyber Information Technology Enterprise
Services (SCITES) contract by the U.S. General Service
Administration (GSA) Federal Systems Integration and Management
Center (FEDSIM). This new work will modernize and normalize
information technology for SOUTHCOM combatant command blue terrain
in the cyber warfighting domain to ensure an interoperable and
defensible architecture. The single award holds a total estimated
value of $761.6 million and includes
a seven-month base period with six one-year options.
GDIT continues to expand its footprint within the Combatant
Commands and Joint Task Forces mission areas. Through this
contract, which was awarded in September, GDIT will provide global
enterprise IT and digital modernization services. Work completed
under SCITES will accelerate technical capability delivery, enable
proactive enterprise situational awareness, enhance secure
information sharing and improve operational efficiency.
"This new award demonstrates GDIT's continued dedication to the
Combatant Commands and Joint Task Forces," said GDIT's Senior Vice
President of Defense, Leigh Palmer.
"Through this contract, GDIT will modernize the Command's IT
infrastructure through innovation and emergent technology,
delivering advanced security and transformational results to its
GDIT will provide a full range of digital modernization services
and technical solutions including installation, operations and
maintenance of a Tier 3 Cyber Security System Provider (CSSP),
cloud computing, edge computing, multiple X as a Service (XaaS)
solutions, and software development.
General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company that
offers a broad portfolio of products and services in business
aviation; combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; IT
services; C4ISR solutions; and shipbuilding and ship repair.
General Dynamics employs more than 100,000 people worldwide and
generated $39.4 billion in revenue in
2019. More information about General Dynamics Information
Technology is available at www.gdit.com. More information about
General Dynamics is available at www.gd.com.
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