By Stephen Nakrosis

 

General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics Corp., said Friday it would provide overseas consulate support services to the Bureau of Consular Affairs under a contract with the U.S. Department of State.

General Dynamics Information Technology said it was "selected as one of three prime contractors on the U.S. Department of State's Global Support Strategy 2.0 indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract vehicle."

The business unit said the IDIQ has a total estimated value of up to $3.3 billion, with a one-year base period and nine one-year options.

Under the terms of the deal, General Dynamics Information Technology "will deliver overseas consulate support services to the Bureau of Consular Affairs in support of visa application and issuance at U.S. embassies and consulates throughout the world."

Paul Nedzbala, General Dynamics Information Technology's senior vice president for the federal civilian division, said "We have been providing visa-related services to the U.S. Department of State for more than 20 years and look forward to building on this legacy with innovative technical and process solutions to improve service efficiency and customer experience."

 

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(END) Dow Jones Newswires

January 22, 2021 11:35 ET (16:35 GMT)

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