General Dynamics Awarded $10 Million Training Support Contract by the U.S. Army

FAIRFAX, Va. , Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded a $9.9 million, 18 month contract from U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) to support the Ordnance Mechanical Maintenance School at Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland .

Through this contract, General Dynamics will provide Army-qualified, TRADOC-certified instructors to train Advanced Individual Training (AIT) soldiers and professional development students on mechanical maintenance on tanks, small arms weapons, wheeled and tracked vehicles, trucks, generators, air conditioners and other equipment.

"Winning this contract again demonstrates our commitment to providing training services and strengthens our place in the training market," said Zannie Smith , senior vice president of General Dynamics Information Technology's Army Solutions Division. "We will continue to support our Army customer with quality instructors to accomplish a very challenging mission."

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 approximately 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

General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Va. , employs approximately 91,200 people worldwide. 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 General Dynamics is available online at

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