General Dynamics Awarded $22 Million to Support DHS National Coordinating Center

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) a task order to provide 24-hour-per-day, 7-day-per-week watch-officer, technical, analytical and liaison support to its National Coordinating Center (NCC). The award has a maximum potential value of $21.8 million over 50 months if all options are exercised.

Under the task order, General Dynamics will provide NCC watch-officer support and the necessary expertise to execute the NCC's mission in the areas of information-assurance analysis, document development, requirements development, liaison support and information system support.

"General Dynamics has supported the National Coordinating Center since 2001 and we look forward to continuing our partnership and assisting the NCC team with its growing mission," said Rick Finn , director of critical infrastructure protection solutions for General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems.

The order was awarded under the DHS Enterprise Acquisitions Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions (EAGLE) contract.

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General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, employs approximately 83,000 people worldwide and anticipates 2007 revenues of more than $27 billion. 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 technologies. More information about the company is available online at

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