General Dynamics Awarded $183 Million Contract for Integrated Logistics Support to Naval Air Systems Command

FAIRFAX, Va. , Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a contract for integrated logistics support for foreign military sales. The five-year indefinite...


FAIRFAX, Va. , Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a contract for integrated logistics support for foreign military sales. The five-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract was awarded to General Dynamics by the Naval Air Systems Command and has a total potential value of $182.9 million if all options are exercised. There was no initial award value.

Under this contract, General Dynamics will provide logistics, technical program management, configuration management, financial management, acquisition and administrative support to the Naval Aviation Foreign Military Sales programs. General Dynamics will assist with program planning, requirements determination, site activation, transportation and delivery, acquisition and tracking of procurement items.

"General Dynamics has provided excellent service to the Naval Air Warfare Center for more than 25 years," said Cresswell Elmore , General Dynamics Information Technology vice president of logistics for Navy/Air Force Systems. "This award demonstrates our position as a market leader in Naval Aviation Foreign Military Sales programs and logistics support."

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 over 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 http://www.gdit.com.

General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Va. , employs approximately 84,600 people worldwide and anticipates 2008 revenues of approximately $29.5 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 on the Internet at http://www.generaldynamics.com.

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