General Dynamics Awarded Enterprise IT Contract by U.S. Marine Corps
FAIRFAX, Va. – General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command (MARCORSYSCOM) to support the Marine Corps Enterprise IT Services (MCEITS) program. The single award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract is valued at $95 million over a five year period if all options are exercised. No initial award has been announced.
Through the contract, General Dynamics will design, build and integrate the first MCEITS Enterprise IT Center, which provides application hosting capabilities, enterprise shared services, access to enterprise-wide information, collaboration and information sharing across business and warfighter domains.
General Dynamics is leading a team that includes Hewlett-Packard, Palo Alto, Calif.; Electronic Data Systems, Plano, Texas; Smartronix, Calif., Md.; and Zenetex, Herndon, Va.
“General Dynamics, working in partnership with MARCORSYSCOM, will provide a world-class Enterprise IT Center to satisfy the requirements for a more efficient, effective, secure and responsive information technology enterprise,” said Kenneth Slaght, vice president of the Naval IT Solutions Sector at General Dynamics Information Technology. “General Dynamics and our partners bring a wealth of experience to the program from both the Department of Defense and Commercial Enterprise IT environments.”
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 www.gdit.com.
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